Barrett argues that children are naturally inclined to have a belief in God by the deep structures of our brains. This is a subject of deep interest to those interested in the study of cognitive and evolutionary processes in religion.
Of course, the old saying is true: the scientists will climb the heights of knowledge, only to find the theologians and philosophers camped at the summit.
I think Jesus and Paul had something to say about that....
Still, I'm reminded of what Malachi 2:13-16 teaches about marriage:
- that is should be life-long
- that a primary intention is the propagation of faithful children