Mendel - The Father of Genetics
This beautifully produced European documentary tells the story of Gregor Mendel, a scientist, Catholic priest and scholar renowned as the founder of genetics and discoverer of the laws of inheritance. He was also an astute observer of the sky and the stars, all this as a monk and abbot of a Augustinian monastery. In the 19th century, he was ahead of the discovery of DNA and the human genome, and showed that science and faith go hand in hand to understand Creation. Some called him "the gardener of God". Did not the resurrected Jesus himself appear as a gardener?