Alien Anthropology

Miracles, Magic and Advanced Technological Civilisations

The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, marble, life-size, 1647-1652.   Bernini captures the dramatic moment an angel pierces her heart with the arrow of Divine love.  It was Saint Augustine who suggested that miracles do not happen in opposition to nature but in opposition to what we understand of nature.  In a similar vein, […]