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Puncturing the Science-Religion Warfare Fable


Mar 24, 2023

Picture: Statue of Baruch Spinoza, The Hague, Netherlands, by Roel Wijnants, by way of Flickr (cropped).

On a brand new episode of ID the Future, host and geologist Casey Luskin talks with historian of science Michael Keas in a full of life dialog puncturing a collection of anti-Christian myths in regards to the historical past of science, together with the Darkish Ages fantasy, the flat-earth fantasy, the parable that the invention of how large the universe is rendered humanity insignificant, and the simplistic revisionist historical past of Galileo and the Inquisition. What in regards to the declare within the Cosmos TV collection that in abandoning his conventional Jewish religion, Seventeenth-century thinker Baruch Spinoza was capable of present an improved framework for doing science? As Keas argues, the reality is simply the alternative. Spinoza, he says, deserted a key tenet of Judeo-Christian theology that had confirmed very important to the start of science. Obtain the podcast or take heed to it right here.

The dialog is occasioned by Dr. Keas’s essay within the newly launched Science and Religion in Dialogue, accessible as a free obtain.

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