>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.
I am certainly no expert in this area but I once heard that the passage of
patent laws about 400 years ago in the western world played a major role in
development of science and technology. Can anyone confirm this?
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