The definition of religion
Science in many minds is genuinely taking the place of religion.
Scientists have faith in the underlying simplicity of nature
Daniel H. Ullman
Erdo˝s was a priest of mathematics,
singularly devoted to this one passion.
Time after time, mathematical pursuits have intertwined with religious preoccupations.
J. D. Barrow
Mathematics is the only religion that can prove itself to be one.
Philip J. Davis & Reuben
“God is a Mathematician” is a view which lies behind a great deal of the recent mathematizations of a variety of disciplines.
Science itself is virtually a religion, a set of beliefs that scientists embrace with a zealot's conviction.
Helen M. Walker
De Moive connected his theory of probability with theology.
Is it safe to assume that bees were provided with information in their genetic code by their Creator?
Learned Ignorance (excerpts),
by Nicholas of Cusa
In creating the world, God used arithmetic, geometry, and likewise astronomy. (We ourselves also use these arts when we investigate the comparative relationships of objects, of elements, and of motions.)
The Tradition of the Goddess Fortuna
by Howard Rollin Patch
The attitude of a period toward Fortuna reveals its attitude
toward the questions of fate and free-will.
Ode to Tyche
A celebration of the Greek goddess of Chance.