Download e-book for iPad: A Quaker Astronomer Reflects: Can a scientist also be by Jocelyn Bell Burnell,Society of Friends Australia Inc

By Jocelyn Bell Burnell,Society of Friends Australia Inc Quakers

international well known astronomer and Quaker Jocelyn Bell Burnell displays at the sizeable concerns confronting scientists who even have a robust non secular trust process. How can the foundations of technology be reconciled with the religion required through 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 to boot. this can be the 2013 James Backhouse Lecture sequence, subsidized by means of the Society of neighbors (Quakers) in Australia.

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

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