Would religious thinkers in times before the Scientific Revolution ever have considered accepting the word of scientists over a plain reading of the Bible? Yes, they would have. And, in fact, they did. St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, and John Calvin all took the words of astronomers over a plain reading of Genesis 1:14–16. Christopher Graney on science history.
Following the Science Isn’t Always a Simple Matter
This entry is part 37 of 60 in the series Encore