Science Meets Biblical Exegesis in the Galileo Affair

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Fr. George V. Coyne, S. J., Director of the Vatican Observatory from 1978 to 2006, asks: Could the Galileo affair, interpreted with historical accuracy, provide an opportunity to come to understand the relationship of contemporary scientific culture and inherited religious culture?

Also available in Zygon: Journal of Religion & Science, Volume 48, Issue 1, March 2013, Pages 221–229.

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