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Sabbatum Excerpt: Universe Had a Beginning


For the scientist who has lived by his faith in the power of reason, the story ends like a bad dream. He has [26 highlights] scaled the mountains of ignorance; he is about to conquer the highest peak; as he pulls himself over the final rock, he is greeted by a band of theologians who have been sitting there for centuries.

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Robert Jastrow, God and The Astronomers (New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 1978), 116.