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    Sir Issac Newton : Biblical Prophecy or Blasphemous Heretic

    By Divya Rathod|9th Aug 2016
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    “Don’t doubt the Creator because it is inconceivable that accidents alone could be the controller of this universe.”

    - Sir Issac Newton

    Every high school student remembers Sir Isaac Newton for his significant contribution in the

    field of Physics but not many know about the man behind the science. Did you know that Sir

    Isaac was an alchemist? Or that his obsession with the Bible and an attempt to predict

    Armageddon? In recent years, many young biblical prophecy students have turned their attention

    towards the unpublished articles by Sir Isaac Newton on various aspects of biblical prophecy.

    These writings indicate that the theories propounded by this great scientist clearly indicate his

    immense belief in the existence of a supreme power to guide all activities on earth. The quote

    above clearly defines the same. Few of his remarkable theories are interpretations of the book of

    Daniel, Book of Revelation and he also suggested that perhaps the end of the world might occur

    in 2060 or 2034 or a few other possible dates.

    On the contrary, many historians have a strong view about Sir Isaac to be heretic. But

    there are rare instances where Sir Isaac has publicly declared his personal faith that an Orthodox

    would have openly disapproved. He hid his faith so well that many people are still unravelling his

    personal faith. The historian believes he was a sympathiser of Socinian theology that conflicts the

    views of the orthodox Christian theology on Trinity and divinity of Christ and the philosophy of

    salvation, and most certainly an anti-Trinitarian. Sir Isaac Newton was also a follower of the

    occult meaning alchemy, witchcraft, divination and more. If we carefully examine this, it shows

    that Newton was at the least a Blasphemous heretic if not an anti-Christ worshiper.

    In spite of the immense faith in the almighty sir also had many theories that went against

    the common belief of an Orthodox Christian clearly indicating that Sir Newton was a man of free

    thoughts. He believed in God but at the same time had his take on the interpretation of the Bible

    which certainly was not acceptable by an Orthodox. His treatises rejecting the doctrine of the

    Trinity is a reliable evidence to prove this point. Sir Isaac was of an opinion that Trinitarianism

    cannot be supported entirely by scriptural analysis and he also believed that it lacked logic, for

    example bible has many events like the gift of healing and turning water into wine, but they do

    not go against the logic but the theory of trinity indicating the concept of three in one, and one in

    three certainly defy the logic. He researched further to prove this point and the discovery of lie

    and corruption behind this theory for the personal motives of many politicians in that time fuelled

    his distrust in the system of Catholicism.

    The most impressing part of this great scientist is that he is a free thinker, everything that

    he has an opinion about is investigated and researched and from what I found written about that

    time free thinking was not that common.

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