In God and the Astronomers, Dr. Robert Jastrow, world-renowned astrophysicist, describes the astronomical discoveries of recent years and the theological. “When a scientist writes about God, his colleagues assume that he is over the hill or going bonkers, ” says Dr. Jastrow in GOD AND THE ASTRONOMERS. R Jastrow article on astronomical evidence bearing on origins of When an astronomer writes about God, his colleagues assume he is either.

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In spite of a sometimes uneven writing style, a great account of the development of the Big Bang theory, and the inherent theological implications found therein. Somehow, the faith-based community has dropped the ball as far as the Big Bang is concerned. Well, Jastrow should maybe get some of the blame, because God and the Astronomers astronomera a surprisingly poor piece of work.

As he pulls himself over the final rock, he is greeted by a band of theologians who have been sitting there for centuries. Sep 06, Brenton rated it liked it. When a scientist writes about Godhis colleagues assume he is either over the hill or going bonkers. These meager remains are the earliest traces of many-celled animal life on the planet. Apr 12, Manny rated it it was aastronomers Recommends it for: Causality is more adequately addressed, I think, by Kant.

Frost Snippet view – The universe displays the fingerprint of God nearly everywhere. He has scaled the mountains of ignorance; he is about to conquer the highest peak; as he pulls himself over the final rock, he is greeted by a band of theologians who have been sitting there for centuries.


I believe in the Big Band Theory now, but don’t think it should be taught without recognizing God’s place in it. Astronomer Robert Jastrpw was struck by the emotional resistance among astronomers to the idea of a beginning, as he documented in his book God and the Astronomers.

Dec 12, Angela rated it liked it. Nonetheless, Jastrow seems to have sold reasonably well, while Kragh’s meticulously researched Matter and Spirit in the Universe: Scientific and Religious Preludes to Modern Cosmology is virtually unknown.

Very glad to have it added to my book collection. Norton- Religion – pages. Jastrow’s book is a starting astronomrrs for enlightenment. Also, I think before anyone reads this book they need to realize it was published in At this moment it seems as though science will never be able to raise the curtain on anx mystery of creation. Astronomesr eBook available Amazon.

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Other than the price, I would like to have had an updated version, but most of aztronomers is within the book is still valid today. Its just public relations for physics. This rooting takes especial form in intellectual attempts to seek out evidence which will preclude the need for a belief in a designer or a creator.


I read it in one sitting and enjoyed the afternoon spent with it.

God and the Astronomers – Robert Jastrow – Google Books

Well, who is talking about the supernatural now? This was a great summary of the origins of the Big Bang Theory. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Physicist stubs Astronomers Cosmologists deaths American physicists.

Nov 08, Joshua Johnson rated it it was amazing Shelves: He explains the evidence for the mysterious Anthropic Principle, which asserts that the Universe was designed for mankind to live in and examines the case for and against Darwin’s theory of evolution.

In this new edition Robert Jastrow discusses the scientific discoveries that bring science into agreement or conflict with religion and examines the latest evidence for, as well as against the Big Bang theory, which argues that the Universe exploded into being.

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