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"Astrotheology is that branch of theology that provides a critical analysis of the contemporary space sciences combined with an explication of classic doctrines such as creation and Christology for the purpose of constructing a comprehensive and meaningful understanding of our human situation within an astonishingly immense cosmos. ..." – By Ted Peters
"The relationship between religion and media existed throughout the whole history of religion. For example, within Christianity, the passage from orality to writing and the diffusion of the printing press decisively contributed to create the authority structure of the clergy and to sustain the circulation of texts connected to the Reformation. ..." – By Giulia Evolvi
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