Cosmology in Theological Perspective, Olli-Pekka Vainio. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2018.
Summary: Explores the place and significance of human beings in the cosmos, how this has been thought of through history, and how Christian theology might address contemporary questions raised about our place, the possibility of extra-terrestrial life, the size of the cosmos, drawing upon the approach of C.S. Lewis.
Anyone whohasgazedupat the nightsky, ancientormodern, haslikelybeenfilledwithasenseofwonder,asense of thevastnessof the cosmos, and wonderedaboutourplace, andhowwecouldpossiblythinkourselves of anysignificancebeforesuchvastness. Modernscientificdiscoveriesofmillionsofgalaxies, and the proposalofouruniversebeingbutoneofmanymultiversesonlymultiplies the vastness. That leaves all human beings with many philosophical questions, and Christians with…
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