Stephen Hawking

Scientism vs. Revelation & the Limits of Knowledge

The brilliant Stephen Hawking has died. We have much to learn from him, including what he never intended to teach us.

Typically speaking, theoretical physicists do not become cultural icons, much less pop-culture icons. But Stephen Hawking, who passed away on March 14, was both.

His book A Brief History of Time became a surprise global hit, selling more than 10 million copies. He made regular appearances on television, including hit shows like The Big Bang Theory and (in animated form) The Simpsons. The film about his life, The Theory of Everything, did more than $100 million at the box office and produced five Academy Award nominations and one...


John Stonestreet is president of the Colson Center and co-host of BreakPoint, the daily commentary on culture begun by Chuck Colson.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #45, Summer 2018 Copyright © 2023 Salvo |


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