RIP John Glenn

RIP John Glenn December 8, 2016

I just heard the news that astronaut John Glenn has passed away. I will always consider it a great honor that something I wrote appeared alongside an interview with Glenn in a volume exploring the intersection of religion and spaceflight, Touching the Face of the Cosmos.

For those interested in that volume’s subject matter, Space.com recently had articles on whether humanity should take religion with us into space, and how religion might motivate human space exploration. There was also an article on Nautilus (HT Hemant Mehta) about how religions might respond to the discovery of alien life.


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  • DannyBoyJr

    Godspeed, Jonh Glenn.

    And godspeed to methodist theologian Thomas Oden too.

  • Brandon Roberts

    he was a good man and a true legend and he will be missed