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Topic: Triumphalism


In the News (Mon 19 Nov 18)

  
  NCSE Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In Time’s Arrow/Time’s Cycle, Stephen Jay Gould reconsiders the discovery of deep time by focusing on “the three cardinal actors on the British geological stage — the primary villain and the two standard heroes”, that is, Thomas Burnet, James Hutton, and Charles Lyell.
Challenging textbook orthodoxies and Whiggish triumphalism in the history of geology, Time’s Arrow/Time’s Cycle was praised by the reviewer for the Times Higher Education Supplement as carrying “an enthusiasm, intelligence and sense of purpose that render it a worthy follower to Gould’s earlier work.” Gould was a supporter of NCSE until his death in 2002.
In Time's Arrow/Time's Cycle, Stephen Jay Gould reconsiders the discovery of deep time by focusing on "the three cardinal actors on the British geological stage -- the primary villain and the two standard heroes," that is, Thomas Burnet, James Hutton, and Charles Lyell.
www.ncseweb.org /store.asp?sectiontype=bookstore&bookcategorynumber=4&...   (3336 words)

  
 2000 Years: Relations Between Catholics and Jews Before and After Vatican II
He detected a note of triumphalism in one section and likened it to statements from Cyprian and Origen, that "outside the Church there is no salvation" (Fisher, Klenicki, In Our Time 89).
Pope John Paul II has attempted to didactically push aside the concept of Catholic triumphalism, which inappropriately supports the concept that, if the Jewish faith begot Catholic Christianity, it died during childbirth.
Conversely, he contends that the "Catholic faith is rooted in the eternal truths of the Hebrew Scriptures and in the irrevocable covenant made with Abraham" (Fisher Klenicki On Jews and Judaism 13).
www.arthurstreet.com /2000YEARS.htm   (10954 words)

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