Unbelievable

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Unbelievable
  • Michael Newton Keas
  • 23 November 2018
  • 9781610171533

About the Author: Michael Newton Keas

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Unbelievable Lies Bill Nye And Neil DeGrasse Tyson Told Me You Ve Probably Heard The Stories Before They Re Everywhere Maybe You Heard Them From Bill Nye The Science Guy, Or Celebrity Astronomer Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Or The Late Carl Sagan.And What Do The Stories Say That Science And Religion Have Been At War With Each Other For Centuries That Religion Is Anti Science.There S Just One Problem These Stories Are Pure Myth Unbelievable Explodes Seven Of The Most Popular And Pernicious Myths About Science And Religion Michael Newton Keas, A Historian Of Science, Lays Out The Facts To Show How Far The Conventional Wisdom Departs From Reality He Also Shows How These Myths Have Proliferated Over The Past Four Centuries And Exert So Much Influence Today, Infiltrating Science Textbooks And Popular Culture.The Seven Myths, Keas Shows, Amount To Little Than Religion Bashing Especially Christianity Bashing Unbelievable Reveals Why The Dark Ages Never HappenedWhy We Didn T Need Christopher Columbus To Prove The Earth Was RoundWhy Copernicus Would Be Shocked To Learn That He Supposedly Demoted Humans From The Center Of The UniverseWhat Everyone Gets Wrong About Galileo S Clash With The Church, And Why It Matters TodayWhy The Vastness Of The Universe Does Not Deal A Blow To Religious Belief In Human SignificanceHow The Popular Account Of Giordano Bruno As A Martyr For Science Ignores The Fact That He Was Executed For Theological Reasons, Not Scientific OnesHow A New Myth Is Being Positioned To Replace Religion A Futuristic Myth That Sounds Scientific But Isn TIn Debunking These Myths, Keas Shows That The Real History Is Much Interesting Than The Common Narrative Of Religion At War With Science.This Accessible And Entertaining Book Offers An Invaluable Resource To Students, Scholars, Teachers, Homeschoolers, And Religious Believers Tired Of Being Portrayed As Anti Intellectual And Anti Science.

10 thoughts on “Unbelievable

  1. says:

    If you ve ever heard someone say that Galileo was imprisoned by the Church for his scientific proofs or that the Church was the cause of the so called dark ages, then I d encourage you to check out this book It is a highly accessible book that tackles several myths surrounding the relationship between science and religion throughout history including the two myths mentioned in the previous sentence Keas not only corrects each myth using historical data, he also identifies where in history each myth began and the motives behind them.Much of the latter chapters, however, reveals how anti theistic motives result in a lack of care by modern science popularizers when discussing the history of science This carelessness ultimately perpetuates the myths discussed in the earlier chapters Keas uses the famous Cosmos series, both the Carl Sagan version and the Neil deGrasse Tyson version, as a prime example of this behavior and further demonstrat...

  2. says:

    This book is loaded with worthwhile information Much of the earlier parts I was already familiar with, but his exploration of future issues was a gold mine for me Also, I particularly enjoyed his chapter on Johannes Kepler.

  3. says:

    The author examines science religion warfare myths that are present in as much as 71 percent of science textbooks today For instance, have you heard the one about people believing that Christopher Columbus would sail off the edge of the earth From the time of Augustine 254 430 , virtually no biblical scholars made arguments for the flat earth The Copernican principle is another myth that is examined Copernicus would have been appalled at the idea Protestants unwittingly prepared the way for antitheists to argue against ...

  4. says:

    Using well documented examples from astronomy and the history of science, Michael Newton Keas deflates the various myths as in false stories that some scientists use to ridicule religion especially Christianity A good introduction to the debate on the supposed war between science and religion.

  5. says:

    There were definitely some good things in this book, but overall, I was expecting The latter portion of the book, I found myself reading just to get it done.

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