Audience members react to a lecture given by Joshua Ambrosius, assistant professor of political science at the University of Dayton, entitled "Separation of Church and Space? How Religion Shapes Our Views of Space – And May Shape Our Cosmic Future" as part of the Week Four Interfaith Lecture Theme, "Searching for an Interstellar Spirituality?" at 2 PM on July 19, 2016, in the Hall of Philosophy. Ambrosius discussed the research and debates surrounding religious denominations' support and opposition to space research and space colonization. He said, “Evangelicals are more sure Jesus will return to the earth in the next four decades than the rest of the population is." Photo by Carolyn Brown.
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