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1 Scientific Revolution

2 Era of rapid change in understanding the natural world focusing on astronomy, physics, and anatomy

3 Before Scientific Revolution Church defined scientific and medical knowledge People also accepted magic as causing the “unknown.”

4 Church limited scientific thought Those who questioned facts were seen as “heretics” WHY? FEAR!

5 What STARTED the Scientific Revolution? 1. Crusades: Increased trade with advanced Eastern cultures (Islam/China)

6 2. Renaissance: Focused on man’s abilities and the natural world

7 4. Printing Press: Quickly shared new ideas

8 3. Protestant Reformation: Questioned old ideas of the church

9 newton-and-a-scientific-revolution#isaac- newton-and-a-scientific-revolutionhttp://www.history.com/videos/isaac- newton-and-a-scientific-revolution#isaac- newton-and-a-scientific-revolution

10 "Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance." - Sir Isaac Newton Scientific Revolution and Religion


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