Commitment of Religion To Experimental and Innovative Progression.

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Commitment of Religion To Exploratory and Innovative Headway By William Lau, Ph.D. Sumerian Human advancement ( 3500 – 800 BC ) Rotary  presses,  the  "cylinder  seal Arithmetic and Measures Space science and Date-book Temples,  Courts  and Trading Houses Clay  Ceramics, Stelas and Models
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Commitment of Religion To Scientific & Technological Advancement By William Lau, Ph.D.

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Sumerian Civilization ( 3500 – 800 BC ) Rotaryâ  presses,â  theâ  "cylinderâ  seal Mathematics and Measures Astronomy & Calendar Temples,â  Courtsâ  and Trading Houses Clayâ  Pottery, Stelas & Sculptures Theâ  Metal-work, Chariots, Wheels Energyâ  andâ  Fuels Ancientâ  Lawâ  andâ  Medicine Textile and Clothing Industries Agriculture & Animal Husbandry Ship Building & Musical Instruments Sumerian Temple Re:

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Sumer – Location & Artifacts SUMER Area between the Euphrates & Tigris Rivers Royal Standards of UR Showing Peace & War A Lyre finished with The Curly-haired Bull

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Egyptian Civilization 3000-1070 BC Art, model, cultivating, block making, great development, metal work and compositions Solar Calendar & Year Astronomy, Mathematics, Agriculture, Textile and Traditional Medicine Religion: Ra (sun god)

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Greek Civilization 2000 – 300 BC Medical science, material science, arithmetic, space science, science, geography, metallurgy, farming, boat building, figure, art, music and games Greek Language and the interpretation of the Hebrew Bible Scientific Methodology Greek Philosophy Epidauros Stadium Relief Sculptured doll

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Mathematics & Science Drama & Philosophy Art & Architecture Law & Democracy Medicine & Engineering Greek  communities  had  the flexibility  to administer themselves and  they  shared their conventions of  language, traditions, religion and  festivals, for example, the Olympic Games in the old town of Olympia in Peloponnesse District About Greece

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Famous Greek Philosophers Anaximander of Miletus 610-546 BC Socrates 470-399 BC Pythagoras 582-507 BC Plato 427-347 BC Heraclitus 535-475 BC Aristotle 384-322 BC Thales 624-547 BC Philo of Alexandria 20 BC-50 AD

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Greek’s Influence on Religion and Science Greek Language – International Language Translation of Bible into Greek Birth of Jesus Christ and Teaching of Love Evangelization – Good Salvific News Knowledge Exchange through Trade & Students’ Exchanges Scientific Books Translated into Arabic Emergence of Islamic Scientists & Scholars

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Conducive Factors for Scientific Advancement The Abrahamic Faiths give the climate to Scientific Advancement:- The Material World is Good All Physical Laws are Consistent Time Marches Forward The World is Orderly

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fifteenth 17 th Century Scientific Progress Royal Society committed to God & Humanity 1831: BAAS – Honored the Church Albert Einstein & Max Plank Views on Science, Religion and God Scientists – Johannes Gutenburg, Isaac Newton, Robert Boyle, Michael Faraday, Gregel Mendel, James Y. Simpson, Gottfried Leibritz, Galileo Galilei, Louis Pasteur and Alexander Fleming Industrialization & Work-houses Exploration, Evangelization & Colonization

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Scientists’ Limitations Isaac Newton – perceived the Immensity of God Limit 1/x +  (limitlessness) x 0 Albert Einstein : “ Religion without Science is Blind and Science without Religion is Lame” Max Plank : “ Science conveys Man closer to God. Science and Religion are battling a joint fight in an unending ceaseless campaign against incredulity, obstinacy, skepticism and superstition and the mobilizing cry in this campaign has dependably been and dependably will be – on to God”

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Renown Medieval Christian Scientists Robert Boyle 1627-1691 Boyle’s Law Nicholas Copernicus 1473-1543 Sun – Center of Universe Michael Faraday 1791-1867 Electro-attraction

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Renowned Medieval Christian Scientists Johannes Kepler 1571-1630 Celestial Mechanics Logarithm Galileo Galilei 1546-1642 Telescope Sir Isaac Newton 1642-1727 Gravitation Law of Motion Calculus

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Renowned Medieval Christian Scientists Louis Pasteur Sterilization James Watt Steam Engine Maxwell Mathematician Lord Kelvin Elasticity & Material Strength

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Renowned Muslim Scientists Astronomer Mathematician Improved Trigonometry Compiled Co-digression Table Al-Battani (850-828 }

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Al-Khawarizmi (780 – 850 AD) Decimal System Algebra

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Ibn Al-haitham (965 – 1039 AD) Physician Optics – Book of Mirror Corpuscular Theory of Light

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Thabit Ibn Qurra (833 – 902 AD) Theory of Numbers Postulated on the Gravitational Force between two Bodies

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Ibn Rusd (Averroes) (1126 – 1129 AD ) Jurist Philosopher Physician Studied Mathematics and Theology

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ABU MARWAN ABD AL-MALIK IBN ZUHR (Avenzoar) (1091 - 1161 C.E .) Physician Clinician Parasitologist

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Science & Technology Today Less Identified with Religion & Nationality Science has extended in Scope Stem-cell Research Genetically Engineered or Modified Plants Latest Imaging Technology Information Communication Technology Mobile Phone Invention Nano-innovation

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Conclusion Words of Late Pope John Paul II Scientifi

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