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It concludes by suggesting ways Newman's thought may contribute to contemporary discussions of Intelligent Design theory.
For more than a century now, his scientific activities have been studied and described by various authors.
Over the centuries, there had been many philosophical challenges to Biblical revelation -- the nascent higher criticism of the Biblical text, and many Christian and secular world views as (then) recent examples -- but these are all based on philosophical particulars that cannot be refuted objectively.
Never before had such an extensive, sustained and comprehensive assault on tradition been fortified with such an abundance of irrefutable factual data, which could be tested and affirmed by all, even those with radically clashing world views.
The Library’s exhibition describes the historical context of the scrolls and the Qumran community; it also relates the story of their discovery 2,000 years later.
Messiah This site was written and is maintained by Jona Lendering, professor of Mediterranean archaeology and history at Amsterdam Free University, The Netherlands.Ad Hoc: Resources for Teaching and Research relating to the History of Christianity Has a nice selection of internet sites and electronic sites relating to history of Christianity Resource Pages for Biblical Studies A lengthy set of links useful to scholars of early Christian writings and the Christian social world Review of Biblical Literature The Review of Biblical Literature is published by the Society of Biblical Literature, a nonprofit professional association for scholars in the field of biblical studies and supplies a comprehensive review of biblical literature and related studies.Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit An exhibit at the Library on Congress.From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians (PBS) Part of PBS’s Frontline series, this site explores archeological clues to Jesus’ life, paints a portrait of his world, examines the gospels and first Christians, and discusses why Christianity succeeded.There are also maps, a timeline, an anthology of primary sources, a discussion forum, and a biblical quiz.Peirce, the founder of American pragmatism, wrote extensively about a form of inference called abduction, or more familiarly, reasoning to the best explanation.He claimed that it was essential to the growth of science.Now Israels national library, an unlikely owner of a vast trove of Newtons writings, has digitized his theological collectionsome 7,500 pages in Newtons own handwritingand put it online.(Aron Heller, Associated Press) The development of modern geology in the early 1800s challenged traditional Biblical interpretation in a way that no other advance in science had.The final part of this article examines Comptons views on immortality and the morality of atomic warfare.He affirmed life after death, basing this on his faith in the value that God places on the conscious persons produced by the divinely guided process of evolution; however, he did not accept the bodily resurrection of Jesus.