“Men of Science — Men of God”

Bible-Believing Men who Founded (or Made Major Contributions to) Scientific Disciplines (after Henry Morris) Scientist Contribution Francis Bacon (1561-1626) Scientific method Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) Physical astronomy, Laws of planetary motion Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) Hydrostatics, Hydrodynamics, Differential calculus, Probability Robert Boyle (1627-1691) Modern chemistry, Gas dynamics John Ray (1627-1705) Natural history (Biology) Nicolas Steno (1631-1686) Stratigraphy Isaac Newton (1642-1727) Dynamics, Calculus, Gravitation Karl von Linné

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Science: Child of the Biblical Worldview

by Richard Peachey (based largely on Nancy R. Pearcey and Charles B. Thaxton. 1994. The Soul of Science. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books) Various ancient cultures, such as China, were able to produce a high technology — but only Christianized western Europe generated true science based on the scientific method (experimental

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How a Literal Understanding of Genesis Promoted the Rise of Modern Science!

In this article, a non-creationist historian of science describes how a literal understanding of Genesis, as favoured by the Protestant Reformers, actually promoted rather than hindered the rise of modern science! All quotations are from Peter Harrison. 1998. The Bible, Protestantism, and the rise of natural science. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge

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Personalities in the Evolution/Creation Conflict

by Richard Peachey 1. An Early "Evolutionist": Lucretius (c. 99 - c. 55 B.C.) Lucretius was an ancient writer with a naturalistic theory of origins. The quotations below are from his De Rerum Natura (“On the Nature of Things”), translated by W. H. D. Rowse (Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. Press,

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