Today’s featured entry from the Vatican Observatory Faith and Science pages:
“Apocalyptic Themes in Isaac Newton’s Astronomical Physics” (click here for it)
This essay by Stephen D. Snobelen was published in the 2021 book Intersections of Religion and Astronomy. One of the editors of the book is Chris Corbally, an astronomer with the Vatican Observatory. Snobelen writes on how Newton recognized that the universe was subject to change and instability, and not eternal. Newton believed we ought to be thankful to God for our existence and sustenance. click here to continue
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