By Andrew White
White started to gather his magnum opus, a quantity paintings first released in 1896 as A historical past of the conflict of technology with Theology in Christendom. In correspondence he wrote that he meant the paintings to stake out a place among such non secular orthodoxy as John Henry Newman's on one facet and such secular scoffing as Robert Ingersoll's at the other.
Historian Paul Carter declared that this booklet did up to the other released paintings "toward routing orthodoxy within the identify of science." Insofar as technological know-how and faith got here to be commonly considered as enemies, with technology conserving the ethical excessive floor, White inadvertently, grew to become some of the most potent and influential advocates for unbelief.
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