The standard narrative tells a story of the increasing merit of materialistic causes. All of this allegedly occurs in a series of inevitable stages.
On Independence Day, it is appropriate to review the sources of our rights as citizens. There is one source that is more basic than any other.
For many intellectuals, a scientifically informed worldview was a materialistic worldview. It is not hard to see why they held this opinion.
Kepler was not alone. Robert Boyle, Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, and many others who established modern science were deeply religious thinkers.
It is my privilege and honor to recommend this fascinating autobiography — which is also perhaps the least I can do to repay a friend and mentor.