A Quote for Use by Apologists

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." -- Galileo Galilei

True.

Comments

mynym said…
“The holy Bible and the phenomena of nature proceed alike from the divine Word.”
--Galileo Galilei, Laws of Dynamics,
astronomical confirmation of the heliocentric system
(The Wonder of the World: A Journey from Modern Science
to the Mind of God
by Roy Abraham Varghese :103)
BigFerret said…
Great quote. Is there a citation? I'd like to use it later.

Robert Sutherland
BK said…
I'm told it is quoted in Des MacHale, Wisdom (London, 2002), but I don't have a copy of that book so it is hearsay.

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