newton: the dark heretic
Newton, the father of modern mathematics, dedicated a large part of his life to a quest to decode the Bible which he believed to be the word of God.
For over fifty years, he studied the Bible trying to unravel God's secret laws of the Universe. He was fanatical in his quest to discover the date for the Second Coming of Christ and the end of the world.
Isaac Newton was one of the world’s first great experimental and theoretical physicist but, perhaps he was also one of the last of the great magicians of the medieval tradition