Monday, February 18, 2008

Featured reading

In this article from Richard Carrier he rebuts the common Islamic claim that the Koran is full of scientific knowledge that only could have been divinely revealed.

Incidentally, I've got On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura) sitting on my bookshelf waiting to be read.


NAL said...

I've seen Christians try this same thing with the Bible. It's an indication of an inferiority complex vis-a-vis science, a well deserved inferiority complex.

Hume's Ghost said...

That the BIble is a necessary precursor to science was one of the central claims of Regnery's Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible.