The Heart of Matter: Theology is a Function of Cosmology

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

“Theology is a function of cosmology; knowledge of the sciences is fundamental to the task of theology.”


 “La teología está en función de la cosmología; conocer las ciencias es fundamental para el trabajo teológico.”

What is being moved? What is being asked?

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  1. Tom Zelinski on September 20, 2022 at 4:58 pm

    Given another picture of distant stars, one wonders again at the nature of God. Who and what is God, who can be so vast and yet can be personal to us? We are certainly far beyond the old man with a beard sitting on a cloud, as in some religious art. What is God? Energy? Some sort of “force”? And yet we believe God is love. We believe, yet it is hard to wrap our human imagination around what we are talking about. I take some comfort in Augustine’s thought that, if you think you understand, then it is not God you are talking about.

  2. Darryl Nelson on September 20, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    My studies in theology made no sense, until I began to increase my knowledge and understanding of science.

  3. David Oliphant on September 21, 2022 at 12:21 am

    Knowledge of the sciences may well be fundamental to theology but it is not enough. We need the arts as well, and religion as positive community action also.

  4. Ann Marie Karl,esq. NY,Fla. on September 21, 2022 at 11:03 am

    Creator,Love Consciousness,Multidimensions all infused in heart/ soul of Doing,Living,It,Being it.Human.Kind.?


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