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Albert Einstein and Scientific Theology
Cornell University arXiv (2012)
  • Max Lewis Edward Andrews
Abstract

In recent centuries the world has become increasingly dominated by empirical evidence and theoretic science in developing worldviews. Advances in science have dictated Roman Catholic doctrine such as the acceptance of Darwinian evolution and Big Bang cosmology. Albert Einstein created an indelible impact on the relationship between science and religion. The question is whether or not his work was deleterious for church doctrine or whether it was compatible with, or even advanced, church dogma. It's my contention that Einstein revived the relationship between science and theology and did not create a bifurcation between the two. Despite his personal religious beliefs, his work has helped to reinforce the harmonious conjunction of science with religion, which cannot be ignored by succeeding scientists and theologians.

Publication Date
May, 2012
Citation Information
Max Lewis Edward Andrews. "Albert Einstein and Scientific Theology" Cornell University arXiv (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/max_andrews/2/