outstanding Jesuit theologian and ROMAN CATHOLIC APOLOGIST who was made a CARDINAL in 1599. He played an important role in the dispute between the CHURCH and GALILEO where he argued that all SCIENTIFIC THEORIES should be treated as tentative ideas subject to revision and not ABSOLUTE TRUTH.

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