Tag: Soul of Science

  • Newton’s Principia and Existence of God

    From Nancy Pearcey, Charles Thaxton, The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy “Roger Cotes, in his preface to the second edition of Newton’s Principia, wrote that the book ‘will be the safest protection against the attacks of atheists, and nowhere more surely than from this quiver can one draw forth missiles against the…

  • Danger of Relativism for Religion and Science

    The book Nancy Pearcey, Charles Thaxton, The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy happened to be a nice review of recent historical works in history of science. It seems that ‘God exists’ played the major role in the development of science in Europe. It is quite consistent with what Collingwood writes in An Essay…

  • Experimental Method and God’s Voluntarism

    From Nancy Pearcey, Charles Thaxton, The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy p. 19 “In 1277 Etienne Tempier, Bishop of Paris, issued a condemnation of several theses derived from Aristotelianism – that God could not allow any form of planetary motion other than circular, that He could not make a vacuum, and many…