This incredible picture from the Hubble telescope shows whole galaxies, not stars. I found this person’s web site fascinating for several reasons: (1) he generated several hundred comments from this single post, partly because of his provocative and perhaps inflammatory title “How Hubble Killed God . . .” (2) The comments represent individuals from atheists to irate and rigid Christians. (3) The picture is breathtaking. (4) the bloggers comments invite dialogue.
My personal reaction has nothing to do with whether or not God is dead, but rather how grand and big is God’s glory. It takes me back to Psalm 19 that starts with “The heavens are telling of the glory of God . . .” Now that we can see more of the heavens, my God becomes bigger in my mind and I become that much more special to Him, (“What is man, that Thou dost care for him?” — Psalm 8:4). I am intrigued by the vast range of emotional and mental reactions to the existence of God as much as I am by the vastness of the universe.