Newton's Approach to Science: Honoring Scripture | The Institute for Creation Research
 
Newton's Approach to Science: Honoring Scripture

Download PDFDownload Newton's Approach to Science: Honoring Scripture PDF

Presented at the Fourth Christian Scholarship Boulder, Colorado, October 9-11, 1997

Sponsored by Christian Leadership Ministries of Campus Crusade

All Rights Reserved

Abstract

Isaac Newton is recognized today by almost all scientists to have been one of the greatest, if not the greatest, scientist who ever lived. His breadth of knowledge, his ability to analyze and synthesize the physical world, his development and use of the calculus, his formulation of the three laws of motion, and the expression of the law of gravitation have been unequaled by any other scientist before or since. Yet, it is not widely known that Newton was also a Christian and a Bible scholar. He studied the Bible diligently and wrote commentaries on portions of scripture, such as his monograph on the book of Daniel. He clearly believed that God is the Creator and sustainer of our universe. Misunderstanding the source of Newton's creativity, some critics have suggested that Newton would have been more productive if he had not wasted so much time studying and writing about the Bible.

Keywords

Newton, Sagan, naturalistic worldview, supernaturalistic worldview, Genesis Flood 

For Full Text

Please see the Download PDF link above for the entire article.

The Latest
NEWS
Strange Mammal “Bends and Even Breaks a Lot of Rules” of...
Evolution theory has been challenged yet again, this time in regard to a unique mammal fossil discovered in East Africa, “A team of 14 international...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: Created in God's Image
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: Weather
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: Goldilocks Planet
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: Space
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: Horses, of Courses
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: Amazing Creatures
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: Kinds & Cats
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: Dinosaurs & Dragons
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...

ACTS & FACTS
Kids Edition: The Flood & Fossils
Hi, kids! We created a special Acts & Facts just for you! We hope you have fun doing the activities while learning how God designed creation...