Books The Prophet and the Astronomer A Scientific Journey to the End of Time by Marcelo Gleiser Paperback, , W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $15.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Prophet and the AstronomerSubtitleA Scientific Journey to the End of TimeAuthorMarcelo Gleiser Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Nonfiction Science & Health Also by Marcelo Gleiser A Tear at the Edge of Creation The Island of Knowledge The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Prophet and the Astronomer Can science inspire the same level of passion as religion? Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Science Doesn't Want To Take God Away From You November 13, 2013 A chance encounter forces commentator Marcelo Gleiser to reconsider his view of the relationship between science and religion. It's a life-changing experience that has driven him to dedicate his life to spreading the gospel of science education.