Download PDF by Jocelyn Bell Burnell,Society of Friends Australia Inc: A Quaker Astronomer Reflects: Can a scientist also be

By Jocelyn Bell Burnell,Society of Friends Australia Inc Quakers

ISBN-10: 0646592394

ISBN-13: 9780646592398

global popular astronomer and Quaker Jocelyn Bell Burnell displays at the enormous concerns confronting scientists who actually have a powerful religious trust approach. How can the foundations of technology be reconciled with the religion required by way of faith? Does clinical research name into query the givens of religion?

While particular to her Quaker ideals, Burnell's reflections follow to many different religions besides. this is often the 2013 James Backhouse Lecture sequence, backed via the Society of acquaintances (Quakers) in Australia.

Can a scientist even be spiritual? How, and with what barriers? This lecture describes astronomers’ present knowing of the Universe we are living in and exhibits how the lecturer combines her Quakerism and her science.

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