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    PrahaPartizan, concernedamerican
    as long as it didn't counter basic core biblical teachings such as the trinity
    Too bad he didn't read fellow Spaniard Michael Servetus' renaissance writings 1531 - 1553
    He was a polymath versed in many sciences: mathematics, astronomy and meteorology, geography, human anatomy, medicine and pharmacology, as well as jurisprudence, translation, poetry and the scholarly study of the Bible in its original languages.
    ...
    He is renowned in the history of ... medicine and theology.
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    He was the first European correctly to describe the function of pulmonary circulation. [Wiki]
    They were probably still banned. That is, the ones that did not go up in flames with Servetus when the Geneva Protestants burned him, age 42, at the stake for his heretical, nontrinitarian Christology.

    Feijoo sounds much like many excellent scientists today who have reconciled their religion with science very well. And religious leaders like the Dalai Lama. I think a separate bucket is going to be necessary just for my reading list...

    "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

    by Ginny in CO on Sat Aug 04, 2012 at 02:31:44 PM PDT

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