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History of the Warfare of Science With Theology in Christendom By Andrew Dickerson White
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White was the first president of Cornell University, and he caused some consternation in mid-nineteenth-century America by determining that the university would not be beholden to any particular... More > school of religious or theological thought. Naturally, there were complaints and public outcries. White's response was to spend the rest of his life defending his viewpoint that science needs to be free of religious restriction. What began as a few speeches and articles became this detailed 20 chapter tome. The primary focus is the struggle for science to overcome the Christian bias. The earth is round, it is not the center of the universe, disease is not the result of devil possession, comets are not fireballs from an angry god. Released in 1896, the science presented is a bit dated but the historcial data is very relevent.< Less
Science and Christianity: Close Partners or Mortal Enemies? By Dave Armstrong
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It's very fashionable nowadays to assert that Christianity and science are antithetical, or that God has been ruled out of science or disproven (particularly by Darwinian evolution), or that science... More > is based on reason and evidence, whereas religion (being faith-based) supposedly cares little or nothing for same, or that one cannot consistently be a Christian and also a "real" scientist. I shall contend that not only are science and Christianity completely compatible, but that modern science would not have even gotten off the ground if it hadn't been for medieval, scholastic, Catholic thought. I shall demonstrate that the foundations of modern science in the 16th century were overwhelmingly Christian and theistic. The notion that science and religion are fundamentally incompatible is ludicrous and would obliterate science at its very roots. Includes: mini-biographies of 293 scientists and a chart of 115 scientific fields of study founded or extraordinarily advanced by Christian or theistic scientists.< Less
Science and Christianity: Close Partners or Mortal Enemies? By Dave Armstrong
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It's very fashionable nowadays to assert that Christianity and science are antithetical, or that God has been ruled out of science or disproven (particularly by Darwinian evolution), or that science... More > is based on reason and evidence, whereas religion (being faith-based) supposedly cares little or nothing for same, or that one cannot consistently be a Christian and also a "real" scientist. I shall contend that not only are science and Christianity completely compatible, but that modern science would not have even gotten off the ground if it hadn't been for medieval, scholastic, Catholic thought. I shall demonstrate that the foundations of modern science in the 16th century were overwhelmingly Christian and theistic. The notion that science and religion are fundamentally incompatible is ludicrous and would obliterate science at its very roots. Includes: mini-biographies of 293 scientists and a chart of 115 scientific fields of study founded or extraordinarily advanced by Christian or theistic scientists.< Less
Science and Christianity: Close Partners or Mortal Enemies? By Dave Armstrong
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It's very fashionable nowadays to assert that Christianity and science are antithetical, or that God has been ruled out of science or disproven (particularly by Darwinian evolution), or that science... More > is based on reason and evidence, whereas religion (being faith-based) supposedly cares little or nothing for same, or that one cannot consistently be a Christian and also a "real" scientist. I shall contend that not only are science and Christianity completely compatible, but that modern science would not have even gotten off the ground if it hadn't been for medieval, scholastic, Catholic thought. I shall demonstrate that the foundations of modern science in the 16th century were overwhelmingly Christian and theistic. The notion that science and religion are fundamentally incompatible is ludicrous and would obliterate science at its very roots. Includes: mini-biographies of 293 scientists and a chart of 115 scientific fields of study founded or extraordinarily advanced by Christian or theistic scientists.< Less
History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom By Andrew Dickson White
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In this important and controversial work, historian, diplomat, and the first president of Cornell University Andrew White exhaustively documents the battle between science and religion in such... More > matters as creation vs. evolution, the geocentric vs. the heliocentric, and the "fall of man" vs. A classic work on the history of science and freedom of thought in Christian Europe. Originally written in 1886, this is a comprehensive account of clashes between theological and scientific claims about how nature works. White systematically chronicles the persecution that all the major areas of scientific inquiry had to endure from theologans before they were accepted : geology, mechanics, medicine, meteorology, biology, etc..< Less

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