Are Science and Faith At War? | Gresham College
Astronomy and the Meaning of Life
What did the sky-watchers of the ancient world think about the night sky, and its implications for human existence? Gresham Professor of Divinity Alister McGrath looks at the great discoveries of Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo and considers the science and asks about the deeper significance of these discoveries, for God, and the meaning of life. Looking at recent interpretations of these events, we will discuss the religious issues at stake. What does this tell us about human beings, or about the authority of science?