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References

AstroTheology: Religious Reflections on Extraterrestrial Life Forms
Theological Reflections on ETNL
Contact Optimists vs. Unique Earthers
The Speculations of the Contact Optimists
The Place of Evolution in the ETI Myth
How a Theologian Interprets Myth
The Astrobiological Delusion Regarding the Future of Religion
Conclusion

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Ted Peters
Dr. Ted Peters

See also:

Will ET End Religion?
Are We Alone?
Evangelical Atheism Today: A Response to Richard Dawkins
Theistic Evolution: A Christian alternative to atheism, creationism and intelligent design
Does God Exist?
Theology
Controversy
Opinions
The Relation of Science & Religion