Disadvantages Of Math And Christianity

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Are Mathematics and Christianity related at all? For some, mathematics is simply rules, laws, and axioms that are used to make sense of problems. For others mathematics is the language God used to create universe in its entirety. Either way, certain questions continue to puzzle mathematicians such as: are mathematics invented by human minds to unlock the many mysteries of the world, or are these mathematical truths embedded in God’s nature and henceforth used in the creation of the world? Throughout history many theories about the nature of mathematics have been discovered and discarded. This paper with explore the ontological status of mathematics from three distinct views, firstly the constructivist/social constructivist view which states that mathematics does not exist apart from human minds and can only exist if they are found, constructed or agreed upon. Secondly The Empiricistin which God transcends mathematics and mathematics is a human activity using Gods created works as a foundation. Lastly, the Augustinian view where mathematical entities and ideas are part of Gods nature and exist in his mind. Therefore we can …show more content…
Even though this is a popular view among many modern mathematicians, there are some facts this theory cannot entirely explain. Among mathematicians, there is little argument that mathematics is extremely effective in providing an accurate explanation of the created world this being the case, it is also not surprising that mathematics has and will continue to be an integral part of so many scientific theories. This being said, the question needs to be asked If according to social constructivists, God and mathematics do not correlate, (dont know if this is the right word) how does mathematics play such a large role in unlocking many of the universes

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