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By David A. Weintraub

In the twenty-first century, the talk approximately lifestyles on different worlds is instantly altering from the world of hypothesis to the area of tough technology. inside many years, as a result of the speedy discovery via astronomers of planets round different stars, astronomers in all probability can have stumbled on transparent proof of lifestyles past the Earth. this kind of discovery of extraterrestrial lifestyles will switch every little thing.

Knowing the reply to whether humanity has corporation within the universe will set off one of many maximum highbrow revolutions in historical past, no longer the least of in an effort to be a problem for a minimum of a few terrestrial religions. Which religions will deal with the invention of extraterrestrial existence conveniently and so that it will fight to assimilate this new wisdom approximately our position within the universe? a few religions as at the moment practiced seem to purely be plausible on the earth. different religions should be practiced on far-off worlds yet however establish either Earth as a spot and humankind as a species of singular religious spiritual value, whereas a few religions should be practiced both good anyplace within the universe by means of any sentient beings.

Weintraub courses readers on an invigorating journey of the world’s most generally practiced religions. It unearths what, if something, every one faith has to claim in regards to the probability that extraterrestrial lifestyles exists and the way, or if, a specific faith might paintings on different planets in far-off elements of the universe.

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