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Faith and the Future: Noah, Abraham, Sarah
Hebrews 11.7-12

‘The starry heaven above us’ was one of the two central facts upon which the great philosopher Immanuel Kant based his view of God. (The other was ‘the moral law within us’.) From the earliest recorded times, humans have gazed up at the night sky and pondered the mysteries of the universe. Of course, people have drawn strikingly different conclusions from what they have seen. Many older thinkers imagined that the night sky was a dome filled with holes through which light could peep. It took a radical shift to see them as individual, and widely different, sources of light in their own right. Only this last week a newspaper article declared that the Milky Way is much larger than we had previously thought. Some astronomers look at the sky and think of God, of infinity, of mysteries beyond our imagining. Others see primitive forces, driving energy and black holes...

Taken from Hebrews for Everyone – by Tom Wright

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