Sci 14 - Class 14 Tuesday, May 20, 2008 12:33 PM...

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Class 14 Tuesday, May 20, 2008 12:33 PM Spiritualism Background Key features of British religiosity Accepting of science Essentially united in natural theology Up tp 19th century Accomodation is threatened New geological findings shattered biblical stuffs, But natural theology just became more flexible Willing to surrender biblical literal interp Religious elites have power over sermons and are engaged in teaching As long as they could Reconcile nature to evidence to design, Christian message still held Atheistic interps happened before Darwin, but weren't mainstream Darwin pierces Anglican At what point do the concessions that Christians have to give change the heart of Christianity? They tried to get it working together Science domesticaed the mysteries of life
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Light, electricity, these were all now being quantified and put into a system They become so good at calculating energy (which can't be created or destroyed) Everything is accounted for No magic No god Newton saw work as discovery as god Nature is a closed system Spirituality is a different system People can still believe in God But they separating the forms of authority
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2008 for the course HIST 2D taught by Professor Raia during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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Sci 14 - Class 14 Tuesday, May 20, 2008 12:33 PM...

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