Scientific Revolution Science Vs Religion

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The scientific revolution: science vs. religion In the 16th century, the scientific revolution kicks off. Copernicus brings new ideas about a sun centered cosmos, Da Vinci and other scientists are doing research on the human body, the chemical has been defined and new ones are being created. These ideas go appear to go against the common thought in Europe which is Christianity. Is there a clash of the scientific community and the religious war? By analyzing text and information from that time and what others have read about this event, a conclusion can be drawn to determine if religion had an effect on the scientific revolution. In the past century there have been many advances in technology, medicine, and new revolutionary ideas. More …show more content…

Galileo, a famous scientist who made discoveries to support the copernican solar system, was seen as, “Hereas by the Roman Catholic church.”1 Hereas as in a belief that is contrary to orthodox religion. So a famous scientist who helped shape our current belief system was thought of as one who defied government and the general opinion of the public. This goes to support the idea of a conflict that had happened. The blame shouldn't be all put on the Church though. Copernicus did say that the bible was wrong about multiple ideas. This is telling people who base their entire lives off the bible that it tells lies, that can't be taken lightly. So there are people who are revolutionizing the known world with new thoughts and ideas, and there are who believe in safety, status quo, and community. Not saying that one cannot have the other. In the seventeen hundreds biology was a very popular topic to study. Even the author Mary Shelley wrote a book about biology, called Frankenstein. Frankenstein terrified readers and is a good representation of some people's thinking towards these new scientific discoveries. Even though mrs. Shelly was not religious, she's still identified the fear that people had for these new discoveries and exploited it through her writing. Along with Biology other scientists and researchers we're gaining momentum end interest in the communities of Europe. Anatomy, astrology, Chemistry, and seamanship are main focuses of the Scientific Revolution as well as the

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