By John F. Haught
Science's fresh awareness that the universe is dramatic, in spite of the fact that, has but to penetrate deeply into both religious or highbrow existence. so much Christian idea and spirituality nonetheless presuppose an basically static universe whereas influential educational and highbrow tradition continues to be caught in a stagnant materialist naturalism and cosmic pessimism.
Resting at the Future asks in regards to the that means of an unfinished universe from the perspective of either Christian theology and modern highbrow lifestyles. every one bankruptcy covers a unique element of what Haught takes to be an important transition to a brand new age in Catholic lifestyles and inspiration. Biology, cosmology, and different fields of technological know-how now give you the atmosphere for a healthy transformation of Catholic notion from a nonetheless predominantly pre-scientific to a extra hopeful and scientifically proficient imaginative and prescient of God, humanity and the usual world.
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