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By J.M. Cohen

ISBN-10: 1412843138

ISBN-13: 9781412843133

Given the strong and forthright name of Andrew Dickson White's vintage learn, you must clarify his personal experience of the total as given within the unique 1896 version: "My conviction is that technological know-how, although it has obviously conquered dogmatic theology in response to biblical texts and historic modes of suggestion, will cross hand in hand with faith, and that even if theological regulate will proceed to decrease, faith as noticeable within the popularity 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 greater and enhanced, not just within the American associations of studying, yet on this planet at large." White started to gather his magnum opus, a quantity paintings first released in 1896 as A background of the war of technology with Theology in Christendom. In correspondence he wrote that he meant the paintings to stake out a place among such non secular orthodoxy as John Henry Newman's on one aspect 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 technological know-how and faith got here to be broadly considered as enemies, with technology conserving the ethical excessive flooring, White inadvertently, turned essentially the most potent and influential advocates for unbelief.

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