Happy New Universe!
A presentation by The Rev. Dr. S. Brian Stratton on January 3, 2016.
For the ears, you can listen to an audio recording of this presentation and conversation.
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Happy New Universe! Mythic and Scientific Cosmogoniespresented by
The Rev. Dr. S. Brian Stratton,
Professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy, Alma College
- rhythmic universe
- Hindu dance of Shiva (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva)
- Friedman theory
- eternal universe
- Big Bang
- Creation from a void
- Order from chaos e.g. Daoism; Ovid's Metamorphoses
Following Brian's lead, the day after his presentation an article on the topic of What came before the big bang? was published.
During this presentation, Rev. Stratton noted the poem / books:
- Ovid, Metamorphoses
- Robert Jastrow, God and the Astronomers, Norton, 1978.
- Thomas Nagel, Mind and Cosmos, Oxford University Press, 2012.