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The Mythology of Science

4.38 of 5 stars 4.38  ·  rating details  ·  24 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Paperback, 188 pages
Published November 12th 2001 by Ross House Books (first published January 28th 1967)
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Andy Kenway
This lucid work by Dr. Rushdoony examines the faulty premises and messianic objectives of modern science. In the midst of this study, Rushdoony discusses the real basis and the real nature of the evolutionary myth, and the urges that have driven its philosophical development as well as its integration into Christian philosophy and theology. This may very well be the best work I've read so far on the creation issue.
Ian Hodge
Very few writers have contributed such a scathing attack on modern culture as R.J. Rushdoony. A prolific reader, he turned out book after book that analyzed modern ideas from a biblical perspective.

One of his smaller books, but one of the largest in important, The Mythology of Science provides a philosophy of science that is rare. Rushdoony highlights the key issues in a philosophy of science and contrasts that with evolutionary atheism's misplaced confidence in "science."

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Douglas Hayes
Very important book for demonstrating the necessity of biblical 6-day creationism as the foundation for all thought. Rushdoony wrote this book in the 60's and is a bit dated - but curiously enough, he was spot on with regard to what he anticipated scientifically and socially in the decades to come.

Although Rushdoony tends to be a bit repetitious, he drills his central points home in an enduring and meaningful way.

A must read for all serious thinkers - I should think it would be very helpful to C
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Ron Smith
Jan 13, 2013 Ron Smith rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone who thinks evolution is a science or wishes to silence those who do.
Using their own words, RJR demonstrates that evolutionary science is a religious philosophy. Evolutionary science is a presupposed, unquestioned, and unproven paradigm, within which the salvation of fallen man is to be performed by scientific man as the new god.
Steve
Read ages ago . Very good.
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Rousas John Rushdoony was a Calvinist philosopher, historian, and theologian and is widely credited as the father of both Christian Reconstructionism and the modern homeschool movement. His prolific writings have exerted considerable influence on the Christian right.
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