The Incredibly Fitting Bible Passage Read at Atheist Stephen Hawking's Funeral

Actor Eddie Redmayne poses with Stephen Hawking as they arrive at the U.K. premiere of the film "The Theory of Everything," which is based around Stephen Hawking's life, at a cinema in central London, Dec. 9, 2014.
Actor Eddie Redmayne poses with Stephen Hawking as they arrive at the U.K. premiere of the film "The Theory of Everything," which is based around Stephen Hawking's life, at a cinema in central London, Dec. 9, 2014. (REUTERS/Andrew Winning)

British Actor Eddie Redmayne, who played Professor Stephen Hawking in the Oscar-winning biopic The Theory of Everything, attended Hawking's funeral on Saturday in the university town of Cambridge, England.

The Academy Award-winning actor spoke at the service, which was held at University Church of St. Mary the Great, and even read a passage from the Bible.

The chosen text was taken from Ecclesiastes 3:1-11.

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