Science and Religion: the New Science on trial
-the brewing showdown between the old jeudo Christians and the arist world
view and the new scientific theories form cop,
brahe and kepler. They
destabilized the aristotiliean world view, but didn’t overall take it down.
New science is based on observation, and experience.
Setting the stage for gal and his relationship with the
church.-THIS IS WHAT THIS LECTURE IS ABOUT.
Your basic science text, your basic account was genesis, god said let their be light, world is
organized by language.
says that god is thinking in terms of mathematics.
Number weight and
measure, arithmetic and geometry, this is how god created the universe.
offers two ways to interpret knowledge
hru number weight and
measure or thru a theologian perspective.
We as scientists should be able to help you because of number weight and measure.
Giordano Bruno’s Long Shadow-he
is one of the figures of the scientific
revolution, a Dominican friar
, the men in black, who was a
. He was
a mystic, he believed that the root of all numbers
was magic. God is all powerful. If you can do math, you have a part of
god within you.
Burned alive during the inquisition, some say that he died
because of his
he was a pain in the neck, sarcastic, argumentative, didn’t
really do his homework, got his opponents ideas twisted. Born to a military
father, he comes form the Italian region of naples, southern part of Italian
peninsula, got education in clergy, got in Dominican