The Catholic Church: science and religion in the Middle Ages
The science and religion debate simply didn’t exist in the Middle Ages. God runs the world – no question. That’s what nearly everybody in the Middle Ages would have said if you had been able to ask them. Why? Because the Church said so. Its influence was world-wide, all-embracing, all-pervasive, all-powerful, and universal. The Holy Catholic Church. (That’s what ‘Catholic’ ‘means – ‘universal’) It dominated the world – well, the world known to medieval man. That was all he had to go on.Continue reading Science and Religion: Who runs the world – God or the scientists?