1. General Term: Scientific Revolution
the major thinkers of the Scientific Revolution
(Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo , Newton, Descartes ) had revealed a universe which
seemed like a perfectly run machine, comprehensible by the human mind and the
enlightened scientific understanding
2. Interview: 'Faith and Reason' Transcript
come from God.
A lot of the scientific research, being a scientist, helps to support both my life as a Jesuit and my belief in God.
MS. WERTHEIM: In 1997, the scientific journal Nature, published a survey of a cross-section of American
3. Evolution Topic: The Darwinian Revolution
The Darwinian Revolution
The publication in 1859 of The Origin of Species by Charles
Darwin ushered in a new era in the intellectual history of humanity.
Darwin is deservedly given credit for the theory of biological
4. Divine Action Topic: Clifford, Anne M. Darwins Revolution in the...
Anne M. Darwin s Revolution in the Origin of Species : A Hermeneutical Study of the Movement form Natural Theology to Natural Selection ."
Anne Clifford examines
Darwins The Origin of Species in
5. Interview: George Coyne
of process of my personal scientific investigation. But, my scientific
investigation, because God is reflected in the world in which me made, in some sense, my scientific investigation has always
supported my belief in God in a very real
6. Interview: Ron Numbers
were put to death for their scientific views.
QUESTION: Is it the case then that there had been no scientists killed for their scientific views?
DR. NUMBERS: I can think of no scientist who ever lost his life for his scientific views.
7. Evolution Topic: Coda: Science as a Way of Knowing
fruits of nonscientific modes of inquiry. But I have set forth
the view that nothing in the world of nature escapes the scientific
mode of knowledge, and that we owe this universality to Darwin 's
revolution. Here I wish simply to
8. Interview: Francis Collins
better informed about these scientific
issues, so they can be involved in determining directions and policy. How do you see that we can bring the scientific and faith
DR. COLLINS: There's a proverb from the Bible which
9. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Book Section: Full Book Table of Contents
century revolution, anarchy and resistance and the need
for tempered post-foundationalist accounts of scientific and theological
Kuhn s revolutionary account of scientific theory
10. Intelligent Design Topic: Intelligent Design as a Positive Research Program
Thomas Kuhn 's stages in a scientific revolution ). Once that confidence was undermined, the next step was to develop a positive scientific research program as an alternative to Darwinism and more generally to naturalistic approaches to the