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Science: From the Womb of Religion

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Faith and Science

by Stanley L. Jaki Stanley L. Jaki is winner of the l987 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion. He is both a physicist and a Benedictine priest. This article, which was his speech delivered at the Templeton acceptance ceremony in London, appeared in The Christian Century October 7, l987, pp. 851-854. Copyright by the Christian …

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The Origin of Science

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Faith and Science, Uncategorized

How is it that science became a self-sustaining enterprise only in the Christian West? …as Whitehead pointed out, it is no coincidence that science sprang, not from Ionian metaphysics, not from the Brahmin-Buddhist-Taoist East, not from the Egyptian-Mayan astrological South, but from the heart of the Christian West, that although Galileo fell out with the …

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Why Catholics Like Einstein

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Faith and Science

George Sim Johnston Science is mankind’s great success story since the Renaissance. Only the most obdurate Luddite can regret the computer chip, the Hubble telescope, and the heart bypass. But these material triumphs have come at a philosophical cost. The scientific method has been so successful in its own sphere that many intelligent people think …

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