EINSTEIN: GOD, RELIGION & SCIENCE

 

PART 5: EINSTEIN’S CREDO: WHAT I BELIEVE

In the name of God Master, of the Universe, Ruler of the earth

 

Greetings Brethren,

 

Peace be unto you. To the Church and believing Christians everywhere and those that believe in the Bible as the Supreme authority of God’s Laws. For the record and the sign post many people that confess to be Christians are now during these trying times looking to man, materialism and God knows what as additional authorities on how to get to Heaven. Glory be to God our Father and to His Son our Savior Christ Jesus blessed by the Holy Spirit.

 

Due to the evident interest in Einstein’s religious beliefs by the summer of 1930 he composed a credo, “What I Believe.” This explanation concluded with an explanation of what he meant when he called himself religious:

 

“The most beautiful emotion we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead, a snuffed-out candle. To sense that behind anything that can be experienced there is something that our minds cannot grasp, whose beauty and sublimity reaches us only indirectly: this is religiousness. In this sense, and in this sense only, I am a devoutly religious man.” (Einstein His Life and Universe, Walter Isaacson, p. 387)

 

Mystery, Majesty of Religion & Science (12-18-08)

 

I looked back and saw many of the

greatest philosophers the foundation

thinkers seeing God. Is intellectual

energy a key ingredient here?

 

They knew of the greatness of the

Universe the Creation and also that

God had the only real hand in Truth.

Do believers only see the high road?

 

Was God to them then the center of

Truth?  If so could you arrive at real

Truth without God? What happened as

science began to see only what they could see?

 

I now looked back and tried to

feel the emotion of Einstein as

he embraced love, reverence for

things of the mysterious.

 

Thus was a mystery of time

revealed as a revelation comes from

things mysterious and religion was a

mystery to him.

 

Now the creative artist weighed

in and emotion gave way to dream-

scapes of things imagined as thinkers

never stop feeling thought and creativity.

 

So there must be great splendor in

thought and deed for those that

truly think. Here we see that no

one that thinks can be alive and be,

 

Absent from revelations of the

mysterious. The past flows toward

us as the future unfolds as we

continue to think.

 

However we are able to see

marvelous things that have never

passed by any man. Is this then

religious?

 

Is this experience then an on-going

conversion? Do some reach out and

come home? Do some just wallow

in doubt and confusion?

 

Does pride prevent total submission

to the Spirit, the known and the unknown?

Can you just think on religion, Christ and God

and be religious? What do you believe?

 

Cont. Part 6: Einstein: Do Scientists Pray?

 

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