98682RE: Bacteria evolve; Conservapedia demands recount
- Jul 1, 2008
> -----Original Message-----Well, he could have been Eastern Orthodox, but he was Western. :-)
> From: brin-l-bounces@... [mailto:brin-l-bounces@...] On
> Behalf Of Nick Arnett
> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 10:08 AM
> To: Killer Bs (David Brin et al) Discussion
> Subject: Re: Bacteria evolve; Conservapedia demands recount
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 7:00 AM, Dan M <dsummersminet@...> wrote:
> > Good old Tommy Aquinas argued against that about 1000 years ago. But,
> > Catholic and suspect.
> It would have been rather difficult for him to have been a Protestant.
> Or, I'm guessing, you meant that his views were very much in line withAt the time of the reformation, Luther and Calvin, two of the leading
> Catholic teaching?
figures of the reformation tended to distance themselves from the teachings
of Aquinas and favor the teachings of Augustine. Even now, Reformed
Seminaries teach Augustine but not Aquinas. I think it has to do with the
dependence of the Catholic Church on the arguments of Aquinas and Luther and
Calvin wanting to go away from that route.
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