3 Things You May Not Know about Blaise Pascal
by Kenneth Samples
Frenchman Blaise Pascal (1623–1662) was one of the founding fathers of the scientific revolution in the seventeenth century. A true Renaissance man, Pascal was an eminent mathematician, physicist, and logician, and an intuitive Christian thinker. As a Christian philosopher, theologian, and apologist, Pascal provided a penetrating analysis of Christianity’s broader world-and-life view. He accomplished all of this before dying at the early age of 39.
Yet, while he is one of the most famous thinkers in Western civilization, there are three things you may not know about Blaise Pascal. I hope you’ll find these points enriching and helpful in your apologetics conversations…