Catholic Teaching and Science Science and Religion

Essay 3: Creatio ex Nihilo and Cosmology;
Science Intersects Catholic Teaching

Section 1: Creatio ex Nihilo—Theology “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.” —Genesis:1:1-2 (KJV) 1.1 THE CATECHISM What we as Catholics believe about Creation…

Catholic Teaching Science and Religion

The Quantum Catholic

Section 1–Science: Quantum Mechanics, A Primer INTRODUCTION Since 1900 the world of science has been turned upside down and inside out by two revolutionary theories: relativity (special and general) and quantum mechanics. Quantum mechanics originated from Max Planck’s explanation of black-body radiation (radiation from hot objects) and since that time (1899) has become a powerful…