"OUR STORY"

23.  Modern Secularism
and the Church:  I

Why by the 1600s was the idea of "Truth" undergoing a profound change in European culture? Why by the end of the 1600s can we speak of a Newtonian (or "modern") world-view (or cosmology) that was beginning to replace the older Christian world-view? Where did the Newtonian "revolution" leave us in our thinking about God? Where did such "Deism" leave the church? Why was the Great Awakening (1740s) so important to Christianity?
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Miles H. Hodges - 2002