Paradigm Shifts/Creation of the Universe

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Kuhn

"But that gain was achieved only by discarding some previously standard beliefs or procedures and, simultaneously, by replacing those components of the previous paradigm with others"

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Kuhn

"Because it demands large-scale paradigm destruction and major shifts in the problems and techniques of normal science, the emergence of new theories is generally preceeded by a period of pronounced professional insecurity"

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Dirk-Martin Grube

"My thesis is that the emergence of the early Christian communities reveals striking similarities with the features characterizing paradigm shifts"

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Dirk-Martin Grube

"As every paradigm shift implies that key terms and concepts are modified, the Messianic concept is also modified in the new Christian concept"

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Dirk-Martin Grube

"Since, taken together, those modifications account for a paradigm shift, it is fair to suggest that Jesus cannot be reconstructed as being Jesus the Christ apart from a paradigm shift"

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Textbook

"However, what is much more characteristic of religious groups is schism"

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Textbook

"the theological community tends to split, rather than universally accepting the implications of the risk"

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Robert Jastrow

The scientist "has scaled the mountains of ignorance; he is about to conquer the highest peak; as he pulls himself over the final rock, he is greated by a band of theologians who have been sitting there for centuries"

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