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By J.M. Cohen

ISBN-10: 1412843138

ISBN-13: 9781412843133

Given the robust and forthright name of Andrew Dickson White's vintage research, you should clarify his personal experience of the full as given within the unique 1896 version: "My conviction is that technology, although it has obviously conquered dogmatic theology in line with biblical texts and historical modes of notion, will move hand in hand with faith, and that even though theological keep an eye on will proceed to decrease, faith as obvious within the acceptance of a 'power within the universe, no longer ourselves, which makes for righteousness' and within the love of God and of our neighbor, will progressively develop better and superior, not just within the American associations of studying, yet on the planet at large." White started to gather his magnum opus, a quantity paintings first released in 1896 as A historical past of the conflict of technology with Theology in Christendom. In correspondence he wrote that he meant the paintings to stake out a place among such spiritual orthodoxy as John Henry Newman's on one part and such secular scoffing as Robert Ingersoll's at the different. Historian Paul Carter declared that this e-book did up to the other released paintings "toward routing orthodoxy within the identify of science." Insofar as technology and faith got here to be largely seen as enemies, with technological know-how preserving the ethical excessive floor, White inadvertently, turned some of the most potent and influential advocates for unbelief.

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