Protestantism Undergirds Modern Science

4 The Scientists

Pastor Mathis quotes Lewis. W. Spitz on the Protestant underpinnings of modern science:

“Reformation theology contributed to certain essential presuppositions important to natural science in its incipient stages.” The Creator-creation distinction and the fact that God created all things out of nothing both contributed to the intellectual ascendancy of science. This meant that man and creation were not part of God and, thus, observable without taboos (583)…”

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