From: Jay Willingham (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Oct 15 2002 - 13:30:52 EDT
> To me, science is knowledge and the ordering of knowledge.
> From Mirriam-Webster at :
> Main Entry: sci…ence
> Pronunciation: 'sI-&n(t)s
> Function: noun
> Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin scientia, from
> scient-, sciens having knowledge, from present participle of scire to
> probably akin to Sanskrit chyati he cuts off, Latin scindere to split --
> more at SHED
> Date: 14th century
> 1 : the state of knowing : knowledge as distinguished from ignorance or
> 2 a : a department of systematized knowledge as an object of study <the
> science of theology> b : something (as a sport or technique) that may be
> studied or learned like systematized knowledge <have it down to a science>
> 3 a : knowledge or a system of knowledge covering general truths or the
> operation of general laws especially as obtained and tested through
> scientific method b : such knowledge or such a system of knowledge
> with the physical world and its phenomena : NATURAL SCIENCE
> 4 : a system or method reconciling practical ends with scientific laws
> <culinary science>
> 5 capitalized : CHRISTIAN SCIENCE.
> So anything lauding knowledge or getting knowledge would seem to apply to
> These snippits are just a few of the references extolling getting and
> knowledge from a search of Pslams and Proverbs alone in the NIV at
> http://bible.gospelcom.net/ (This is a great site for searching the Bible
> and comparing translations and versions. Of course see the full chapter
> Psalm 19
> For the director of music. A psalm of David.
> 1 The heavens declare the glory of God;
> the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
> 2 Day after day they pour forth speech;
> night after night they display knowledge.
> 3 There is no speech or language
> where their voice is not heard. 
> 4 Their voice  goes out into all the earth,
> their words to the ends of the world.
> Psalm 119
> 66 Teach me knowledge and good judgment,
> for I believe in your commands.
> Proverbs 8
> 10 Choose my instruction instead of silver,
> knowledge rather than choice gold,
> Proverbs 10:14 Wise men store up knowledge,
> but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.
> Proverbs 2
> 10 For wisdom will enter your heart,
> and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
> Proverbs 23
> 12 Apply your heart to instruction
> and your ears to words of knowledge.
> Proverbs 24
> 5 A wise man has great power,
> and a man of knowledge increases strength;
> Jay Willingham
> > John W Burgeson wrote:
> > >
> > >> >
> > > This scientist's verse: Psalm 27:4 -- "One thing have I desired of
> > > Lord,
> > > that I will seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all
> > > the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and
> > > to enquire in his Temple."
> George L. Murphy wrote:
> > >
> > Several years ago the ASA sold a card with a picture of the
> > inscription over the Great
> > Door of the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge, the Latin of Ps.111:2:
> > "The works of the
> > Lord are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein."
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