Although I sympathize with your cautionary attitude, I, nevertheless, must
direct you to say, Psalm 19, where the creation "speaks"......................................
David was certainly a believer in "design".
PS: Thanks for the tip on the Jewish source, I'm not surprise.
George Murphy wrote:
> Eduardo G. Moros wrote:
> > Francis Bacon (~1600) who either put together the scientific method or was its
> > greatest popularizer, a christian man and scientist said that God had to books
> > which should be paid attention to by Christians. The book of His Words (The
> > Bible), and the book of His Works (Nature). From the very beginning of the
> > history of science, science and theology wer hand by hand. So, I do also
> > agree that scientists can be christians and vice versa.
> The 2 books image wasn't original with Bacon. The medieval
> Jewish writer Judah Halevi suggested that the world was a "text"
> But much-loved as this idea has been (Galileo used it too), IMHO
> it is problematic because it's likely to suggest that the world is a
> revelation of God at least qualitatively similar to the revelation to
> which Scripture witnesses. & that sets one off on the well worn path to
> the bog of independent natural theology.
> George Murphy