Re: A word about science (was Re: Invitation To Islam)

Mary Cruickshank (
Tue, 10 May 1994 22:34:04 GMT (William R. Stewart) publicly declared:
>Has western civilization not had religion as a major attribute of its
>culture until relatively recently? Are the only advances made in
>science, art, and culture the result of efforts by atheists?
No, what about Copernicus and Galileo, both priests? (Of course one of
them (don't remember which) was made to recant by the powers that
be... However, I know of some very religious men who are astronomers,
they are members of the Jesuits)

Mary Cruickshank -- Dragon Lady
Loyola University, Chicago
American History-- Masters Student