OR the scientist who has lived by his faith in the power of reason, the story ends like a bad dream. He has scaled the mountains of ignorance, he is about to conquer the highest peak; as he pulls himself over the final rock, he is greeted by a band of theologians who have been sitting there for centuries.”
Robert Jastrow (1925 – 2008), God and the Astronomer (1978)
In many American settings today, Catholics have been urged not to physically shake hands while “passing the peace” in order to prevent the spread of disease.
While I was visiting Oregon recently where there is