Re: Re: textbooks

Steven Schimmrich (schimmrich@earthlink.net)
Sun, 07 Dec 1997 10:51:28 -0500

At 06:36 AM 12/7/97 EST, RDehaan237 wrote:

>Does anyone know of a secular scholar of the history of science who gives
>credit to Christianity for its role in the founding of science? Years ago I
>read an article in *Science* about the origination of science in Western
>society. There was nary a word about the part played by Christianity.

When they do mention Christianity, they usually talk about the Middle
Ages and how Christianity stifled science while science flourished in the
Arab would under Islam.

- Steve.

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