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Science and Christian
Apologetics
JOHN OAKES, PhD
Chaos vs Cosmos
God vs the “gods”
Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274 )
Roger Bacon
William of Ockham
Nikolai Copernicus
Galileo Galilei
“The Bible was
written to tell us
how to go to
heaven, not how
the heavens go”
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Book, Inc., 233 N. Michigan Avenue,
Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60601. All
rights reserved. © J. M. Charles,
Photo Researchers
Sir Isaac
Newton
Statue of Joseph Priestley
Founder of the Unitarian Church
Voltaire
Creater of
Modern
Religious
Skepticism
Says the skeptic:
“Extraordinary
claims require
extraordinary
proof.”
David Hume
LaPlace
About God:
“I have no
need of that
hypothesis”
How Old is the Earth?
Hutton
Lyell
“It is mere rubbish
to think at this
point of the origin
of life. One might
as well think of the
origin of matter.”
Charles Darwin
“Science
without religion
is lame.
Religion
without science
is blind.”
A. Einstein
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Michigan Avenue, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60601.
All rights reserved. (C) Hulton/Archive
Creationism:
Bad Science!
Gene sequence that
codes for protein
Random DNA segment
between genes
100%
98%
Dog
99%
52%
Mouse
99%
40%
Chicken
75%
4%
Fruitfly
60%
~0%
Roundworm
35%
~0%
table 1
Chimpanzee