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Fr. George V. Coyne, S. J., Director of the Vatican Observatory from 1978 to 2006, asks to what extent can what we know from science about the evolution of life in the universe influence our religious attitudes, and to what extent can religious thought make a contribution to our scientific understanding of the origins and evolution of life in the universe?
A version of this essay appeared in Life as We Know It (Springer, 2006).