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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Originally posted on WINTERY KNIGHT:
How do you present theism as a rational belief to a person who thinks that the progress of science has removed the need for God? Canadian science writer Denyse O’Leary writes about the history of cosmology at Evolution News. Excerpt: What help has materialism been in understanding the universe’s beginnings? Many in cosmology have never made any secret of their dislike of the Big Bang, the generally…

A Review of The Principle Shortly before his death in 1543, Nicolaus Copernicus published De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres) in which he proposed that the motion of the planets could be better explained by assuming that the sun, rather than the earth, sits at the center of the universe (the Solar System being the extent of the known universe of his day). Up until this point,… Read More