I think that the real believers are not people resorting to faith when they lack control over their life or a logical explanation, but those who logically and methodically scrutinize their faith in a scientific way.
In this light, neurologists shown that the experience of the Divine is just as real as any other things inside the mind of the believers. But, the question is – what do we define as Reality? Is there anything else beside Experience? Is there a reality without an observer? “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”
How does science approaches the effects of consciousness over the material world? How do we tackle the fundamental philosophical questions arising from Schrödinger’s cat and Eugene Wigner‘s Friend experiments?
These are fundamental questions in science nowadays.