Today’s featured entry from the Vatican Observatory Faith and Science pages:
“Johannes Kepler: Discovering the Laws of Celestial Motion” (CLICK HERE for it)
This book about Johannes Kepler is oriented toward younger readers. Written by William Boerst and was published in 2003, the book provides an overview of Kepler’s life and work that includes Kepler’s religious motivation for his work. For example, it notes that Kepler viewed the heliocentric system as a fitting creation of God, and cites Kepler’s statement that the real purpose of comets is as “witnesses that there is a God in heaven, by whom all future fortune by whom all future fortune and misfortune is foreseen, announced, decreed, regulated, measured and governed”… (CLICK HERE to continue).
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