Religion: Space & Scripture

Science once seemed to challenge the miracles of religion. But in these early years of the Space Age, physics and metaphysics sometimes try to get into each other's act. The current issue of the magazine Analog Science Fact-Fiction, for instance, contains a 16-page attempt to prove that Old Testament Ezekiel's famed vision of the wheel may not have been a vision at all but a "careful, truthful and self-possessed" report of an earth probe by extra-terrestrial beings.

Ezekiel's "four living creatures." each with four wings, who came out of a whirlwind, writes Aircraft Mechanics...

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