A Quaker Astronomer Reflects: Can a scientist also be by Jocelyn Bell Burnell,Society of Friends Australia Inc

By Jocelyn Bell Burnell,Society of Friends Australia Inc Quakers

international well known astronomer and Quaker Jocelyn Bell Burnell displays at the substantial concerns confronting scientists who actually have a powerful non secular trust procedure. How can the foundations of technological know-how be reconciled with the religion required via faith? Does clinical research name into query the givens of religion?

While particular to her Quaker ideals, Burnell's reflections observe to many different religions to boot. this can be the 2013 James Backhouse Lecture sequence, subsidized by way of the Society of pals (Quakers) in Australia.

Can a scientist even be non secular? How, and with what barriers? This lecture describes astronomers’ present knowing of the Universe we are living in and exhibits how the lecturer combines her Quakerism and her science.

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