Science is a living, organic activity, the meaning and understanding of which have evolved incrementally over human history. This book, the second in a roughly chronological series, explores the evolution of science from the advents of Christianity and Islam through the Middle Ages, focusing especially on the historical relationship between science and religion. Specific topics include technological innovations during the Middle Ages; Islamic science; the Crusades; Gothic cathedrals; and the founding of Western universities. Close attention is given to such figures as Paul the Apostle, Hippoly.Paul, the missionary to the gentiles, was born Saul in the city of Tarsus in present day Turkey, on the northern shore of the eastern Mediterranean. His family was ... Following tradition, he learned both Jewish Law and the craft of tent-making. Conservative in ... out of due time.a147 Paul immediately converted to Christianity .
|Title||:||Science and Technology in World History, Volume 2|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2010-05-13|