Counting Down 10 Reasons Why Naturalism is False: No. 6 — Newton and More

Naturalists overlook the history and faith of brilliant scientists who believe in the Creator and rejected naturalism. For instance, Neil deGrasse Tyson notes that Isaac Newton was the most brilliant scientist to ever live, and yet he does not think about Newton’s rational faith and that Newton was a six-day Creationist. Newton wrote,

“Now by the help of these Principles, all material Things seem to have been composed of the hard and solid Particles above-mention’d, variously associated in the first Creation by the Counsel of an intelligent Agent. For it became him who created them to set them in order. And if he did so, it’s unphilosophical to seek for any other Origin of the World, or to  pretend that it might arise out of a Chaos by the mere Laws of Nature; though being once form’d, it may continue by those Laws for many Ages. For while Comets move in very excentrick Orbs in all manner of Positions, blind Fate could never make all the Planets move one and the same way in Orbs concentrick, some inconsiderable Irregularities excepted, which may have risen from the mutual Actions of Comets and Planets upon one another, and which will be apt to increase, till this System wants a Reformation. Such a wonderful Uniformity in the Planetary System must be allowed the Effect of Choice” (Opticks. P. 208).

In addition to Newton, Creation scientists are overlooked in creating and advancing the fields of science. These include Bacon, Steno, Woodward, Kepler, Lister, Pasteur, Mendel, Herschel, Boyle, Babbage, Kelvin, Maury, Edison, Lyell, Faraday, Jenner, Millikan, Maxwell, Joule, Ramsay, and von Braun. Read more.


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