J.M. Cohen's A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in PDF

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By J.M. Cohen

ISBN-10: 1412843138

ISBN-13: 9781412843133

Given the robust and forthright name of Andrew Dickson White's vintage learn, you must clarify his personal feel of the total as given within the unique 1896 version: "My conviction is that technological know-how, even though it has obviously conquered dogmatic theology in keeping with biblical texts and historic modes of notion, will pass hand in hand with faith, and that even if theological keep watch over will proceed to decrease, faith as obvious within the reputation of a 'power within the universe, now not ourselves, which makes for righteousness' and within the love of God and of our neighbor, will progressively develop more desirable and better, not just within the American associations of studying, yet on this planet at large." White started to gather his magnum opus, a quantity paintings first released in 1896 as A heritage of the battle of technology with Theology in Christendom. In correspondence he wrote that he meant the paintings to stake out a place among such spiritual orthodoxy as John Henry Newman's on one part and such secular scoffing as Robert Ingersoll's at the different. Historian Paul Carter declared that this ebook did up to the other released paintings "toward routing orthodoxy within the identify of science." Insofar as technology and faith got here to be broadly seen as enemies, with technological know-how protecting the ethical excessive floor, White inadvertently, turned some of the most potent and influential advocates for unbelief.

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