God and Galileo: What a 400-Year-Old Letter Teaches Us about Faith and Science


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Table of contents :
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments

Part 1: Grace and Space
Setting the Stage

Is There Grace in Space?
Misunderstanding Truth
Understanding the Universe and Scripture
What Grace and Space Cannot Tell Us
The Fraud of Scientism
An Illusion of Conflict
Discerning the Truth
The Two Cathedrals
Part 2: Historical Vignettes

A Moon of Glass from Murano, Venice
A Troubled Dinner in Tuscany
Winning Back Trust: Astronomy and the Vatican
Part 3: Personal Experiences of Grace

Grace in the Life of Blaise Pascal
Grace alongside a Telescope in South Africa
Appendix: Galileo’s Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina of Tuscany
Bibliography and Additional Readings
General Index
Scripture Index

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