[extropy-chat] Re: Religion: Subject Change! How can you Trust Anythingfrom the Bible - Wise Maji or Not?

Alfio Puglisi puglisi at arcetri.astro.it
Wed Feb 11 16:13:19 UTC 2004

On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Brent Neal wrote:

> (2/11/04 16:46) Alfio Puglisi <puglisi at arcetri.astro.it> wrote:
>>I read somewhere some years ago that, in a meeting with some scientists,
>>the Pope pretty much acknowledged the Big Bang as the creation, and that
>>studying the Universe using science from that moment on was OK. Sorry, but
>>I don't have specific references.
>Again, I will state that the Pope's record on cosmology and astrophysics
>must also be taken along with his record on reproductive biology and
>infectious diseases.

mmmh, not sure about that. I have a couple of fervently Christian
believing friends, who are working in chemistry and biology, and are
evolution supporters. I don't have the slightest idea of how they are able
to reconcile the different mindsets :-)


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