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St. Louis seminary receives science grant

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  1. Avatar Carl Vehse says:

    “These opportunities provide avenues to introduce students to the assumptions, theories and findings of disciplines like astronomy and neuroscience…”

    These introductions could include the assumptions, theories and findings of a lot of Lutherans, like Georg Joachim Rheticus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler (later excommunicated), Michael Maestlin, Georg Samuel Doerffel, Ole Christensen Roemer, Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Anders Celsius, Gottfried Wilhelm Liebnitz, Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss, Bernard Riemann (a PK!), Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel, Georg Cantor, Heinrich Rudolph Hertz, Ejnar Hertzsprung, Max Planck, Werner Heisenberg, and Lise Meitner (born Jewish, became a Lutheran in 1908 and for the rest of her life).

  2. Avatar Grace Gotoski says:

    I am glad to see this opportunity — as a parish nurse I am aware that there are areas of science that do need discussion. Knowledge that leads to a greater understanding and a greater ability for guiding congregations and her members seems desirable. This is especially true when it is done in such a setting as seminary classes. There are times when there are choices we may face in our health care that would be done with greater comfort and confidence when we can tie our religious principles to the actions. It has been said, scientific advances often get ahead of what is ethical — and what is God-pleasing.