Saturday, August 11, 2007

GALILEO.jpgI recently read an insightful article on Science and the Church by a brilliant Norwegian and fellow defender of the faith. Here is how his blog starts:

Some time ago, I had a discussion with a friend who claimed that “the Church has always oppressed science,” and that it didn’t accept evolution before 1996. This is wrong, and that’s what I want to address now.

The claim is that “the Church has always oppressed science.” When I asked for any sources for this, he asked me if I had read any history. I said that I had, but that that was not the issue. He couldn’t give me any real sources, and the reason is this; the Church has never been a oppressor of science.

To read his whole article, click here.

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