Index Librorum Prohibitorum

November 15, 2010

There’s an insidious historical revisionism, funded by The Templeton Foundation, that has even infected publications by prestigious universities such as Cambridge and Harvard, which claims that scientific advance was not hindered by Christianity. There is a simple, three-word refutation.

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2 Responses to “Index Librorum Prohibitorum”

  1. ukdonjp said

    Two of the offenders:-
    Cambridge Companion to Science & Religion
    (Funded by Templeton)
    Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths about Science and Religion
    (Funded by Templeton)

  2. ukdonjp said

    Charles Freeman:-
    “I love the story of the Austrian State Index of Prohibited Books which had to place itself on the Index in 1777 after students were getting copies solely to find out what they ought to be reading!”

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