How did Muslim science Renaissance humanism and the Roman Catholic Church positively influence the new ideas that developed during the Scientific Revolution?
The Muslim's main influence on the Scientific Revolution lies in the Greek and Roman texts they preserved in their libraries after the fall of Rome, and their access to Eastern advances in technology. The Catholic Church spurred the interaction between Europe and the Middle East via the Crusades, and this eventually led to the Renaissance. The Renaissance was a new focus on art and culture that eventually spread to other areas, including science. The scientific revolution is just the application of Renaissance principals to science, as well as greater access to schooling that before was limited to officials of the church.
The Catholic Church is and has never been afraid of the "scientific revolution." Science and Faith are not enemies - in fact the Church developed the method proclaimed as "scientific research" early on in its existence. Just think of Gregory Mendel and his genetic experiments with peas and mice. So you should say that the Catholic Church effected the scientific revolution, not that it was affected by it.
The word "Renaissance" is the French word for "rebirth". It was a time of rebirth of humanism and new discoveries in fine arts, music, literature, philosophy, science and technology, architecture, religion and spirituality. It spanned the 14th through 17th centuries in Europe. The Renaissance began because of the rediscovery of learning. The humanist method of learning was employed in study. Science developed the Scientific Method, a new way of learning about the world. Renaissance Art…
the church no longer had the authority it enjoyed earlier. people began questioning the unreasonable norms and practices of the church. many scientists like newton and da vinci came to the fore which lead to many scientific discoveries. an ability of reasoning and questioning developed in the minds of the common people. many artforms also developed conisderably well.