A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in by J.M. Cohen

By J.M. Cohen

Given the strong and forthright identify of Andrew Dickson White's vintage learn, you need to clarify his personal feel of the total as given within the unique 1896 version: "My conviction is that technology, notwithstanding it has obviously conquered dogmatic theology in response to biblical texts and historic modes of idea, will cross hand in hand with faith, and that even supposing theological keep watch over will proceed to decrease, faith as obvious within the attractiveness of a 'power within the universe, no longer ourselves, which makes for righteousness' and within the love of God and of our neighbor, will gradually develop better and more advantageous, not just within the American associations of studying, yet on the planet at large." White started to gather his magnum opus, a quantity paintings first released in 1896 as A background of the war of technological know-how with Theology in Christendom. In correspondence he wrote that he meant the paintings to stake out a place among such non secular orthodoxy as John Henry Newman's on one aspect and such secular scoffing as Robert Ingersoll's at the different. Historian Paul Carter declared that this publication did up to the other released paintings "toward routing orthodoxy within the identify of science." Insofar as technological know-how and faith got here to be generally seen as enemies, with technology protecting the ethical excessive floor, White inadvertently, grew to become the most powerful and influential advocates for unbelief.

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A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom: Volume 2, From Creation to the Victory of Scientific and Literary Methods

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