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The Faith Flickers in the Land of the Magi
« on: December 23, 2006, 05:26:31 AM »
The Faith Flickers in the Land of the Magi

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Re: The Faith Flickers in the Land of the Magi
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2013, 03:38:29 PM »
Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno of the Vatican Observatory talks about whether or not the magi were "prototypical scientists."
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Re: The Faith Flickers in the Land of the Magi
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2013, 04:23:05 PM »
Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno of the Vatican Observatory talks about whether or not the magi were "prototypical scientists."

Of course they were scientists of some sort. Unfortunately people who should know better continue to talk as if there was no science until Francis Bacon came along.
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