Newton was Deeply Religious

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Newton was Deeply Religious
« on: February 11, 2012, 02:15:23 PM »
Newton’s work, particularly the laws of motion [wiki] and universal gravitation [wiki], had been used by some people to argue against the existence of God. Newton himself, however, said:

    "Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who set the planets in motion. God governs all things and knows all that is or can be done."

    "This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent Being. … This Being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is wont to be called ‘Lord God’ [pantokrator], or ‘Universal Ruler’. … The Supreme God is a Being eternal, infinite, absolutely perfect."

    "Opposition to godliness is atheism in profession and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind that it never had many professors."
(Source: Isaac Newton’s Religious Views [wiki])
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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2012, 09:24:57 AM »
Did not know this part, thanks for sharing
“Allahumma inni as'aluka 'Ilman naafi'an, wa rizqan tayyiban, wa 'amalan mutaqabbalan”

O Allah! I ask You for knowledge that is of benefit, a good provision and deeds that will be accepted. [Ibne Majah & Others]
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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2012, 01:16:23 PM »
Nice post:)
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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2012, 04:40:12 PM »
hmmmm.
Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2012, 08:22:27 PM »
Did not know this part, thanks for sharing

Thanks for sharing :)
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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2012, 08:24:27 PM »
Untold story about Newton. Thanks.
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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2012, 12:49:20 PM »
nice to know the information
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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2012, 04:46:04 PM »
Untold story about Newton. Thanks.
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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2012, 12:22:27 PM »
nice to know.

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Re: Newton was Deeply Religious
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2012, 06:28:30 PM »
Good to know.
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