Industrial-Sized Deals BOTMKT15 Shop Women's Fall Denim Learn more nav_sap_SWP_6M_fly_beacon Rob Thomas Storm Fire TV Stick Subscribe & Save Find the Best Purina Pro Plan for Your Pet Shop Popular Services Home Theater Setup Plumbing Services Assembly Services Shop all furious7 furious7 furious7  Amazon Echo Fire HD 6 Kindle Voyage Assassin's Creed Syndicate Big Savings in the Amazon Fall Sportsman Event Deal of the Day
Digital List Price: $13.99
Kindle Price: $10.49

Save $3.50 (25%)

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Flip to back Flip to front
Audible Narration Playing... Paused   You are listening to a sample of the Audible narration for this Kindle book.
Learn more

Darwinism Under The Microscope: How recent scientific evidence points to divine design Kindle Edition

10 customer reviews

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"

Length: 240 pages Word Wise: Enabled

Hero Quick Promo
Kindle Books by Guests of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
Revisit the show's literary moments with Kindle books by authors who appeared on the show. Learn more

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

James P. Gills, M.D. has earned a reputation as the most experienced cataract surgeon in the world. He is the founder and medical director of the renowned St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Dr. Gills has dedictaed his life to restoring much more than physical version. His not-for-profit publishing outreach, Love Press, has ditributed well over three million copies of his books on a donation basis through LoveLines: The Honor Innovation.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1910 KB
  • Print Length: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Charisma House (September 26, 2002)
  • Publication Date: September 26, 2002
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002C1AH30
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #691,568 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Lynn Snuggs on January 11, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This book is a collection of essays compiled and commentated on by Dr. James P Gills and Dr. Thomas Woodward, designed to refute modern science's pervasive allegiance to macro evolution. Each essay is very thorough and most are quite technical. A scientific background is helpful with some of the chapters, especially the Complexity of the Cell and the Design of the Vertebrate Retina (although both establish the entire point of the authors without any other argument necessary.)

Chapter 5 offers an excellent synopsis of the most relevant evaluations in this ongoing debate. It provides all the major points of the empirical and philosophical critiques of Darwinism in seed form. If you're looking for just the broad overview, this is your chapter!

Chapters 6 and 7 proved to be my personal favorites. Chapter six details the Cambrian Explosion and the Rediscovery of the Burgess Shale both as significant obstacles to current macro evolutionary theory.

In Chapter seven, Thomas Woodward puts Dr. Michael Behe's book, Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution, up against Darwin's own words in The Origin of Species. Darwin said,"If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down." The discovery of molecular biology brought the concept of irreducible complexity to the forefront of the evolutionary debate. Woodward summarizes Behe's position as, "modern evolutionary theory, applying Darwin's own test, flunks spectacularly at the molecular level.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
12 of 21 people found the following review helpful By William R. Bullerman on February 8, 2010
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I like this book a lot. It provides an excellent argument integrating the world view of Faith in God with Science. It is a collection of essays by Intelligent Design proponents including some you may have heard of (Dembski, Johnson, Behe, and Thaxton) along with some that I had not personally heard of (Gills, Woodward, Hartwig, and Ayoub). In some cases, the articles were written for other publications and are either reprinted or revised for this book. It is unapologetically Christian referring to Biblical teaching while integrating that with a wealth of evidence. The underlying theme, which is articulated most clearly by Philip Johnson and addressed from various angles by other contributors is that the debate is NOT between Creationism and Evolution but between World Views - Christian faith and Naturalism/Scientific Materialism. They also point out how the Materialist imports his metaphysic into the debate and unjustly skews the debate by unilaterally determining what is allowed, etc.

There is not a whole lot of new stuff in the book. Some of the examples are repeated over and over (irreducible complexity, for one). However, it is very accessible to the reader and even though the discussion gets very detailed in spots, just about any reader can follow it.

One of the real highlights of this book was the chapter by Michael Behe. His first part isn't new, just his concept of irreducibility and the example of the flagellum. However, in the second section, he takes on two people, Kenneth Miller and Russell Doolittle, who have boasted to destroying his irreducible complexity. I had read of this in other reviews and was very happy to find the rebuttals here.
Read more ›
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Frequent Buyer on June 26, 2014
Format: Paperback
An excellent book detailing scientific evidence for creation! The evidence is quite compelling if one is open minded enough to consider the information!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Goggle-Eyed Slewfoot on July 8, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Did you know that:

--Evolutionists shirk their responsibility for explaining how it all started (19, 82-83,120)?
--there is a lack of fossil evidence (20, 24, 85, 96-97, 116)?
--that Evolution is never seen today (18)?
--that Newton and Pasteur were Creationists, so we should be Creationists too (21, 64)?
--that the Cambrian explosion causes a problem for Evolutionists (25, 96)?
--that Kettlewell's study of moths does not prove macroevolution (11, 83)?
--that dog breeders have been operating for hundreds of years, and all they ever get is more dogs (91)?
--that Haeckel was a mean ugly man for publishing those distorted embryo drawings (13)?
--that Evolutionists have never come up with an explanation for eye development which the Creationists will listen to (41, 51)?
--that mutations are always harmful (55)?
--that Evolutionists don't mention God in their writings, which means that they don't believe in God (86, 120)?
--that "punctuated equilibrium" is nothing more than an apology for poverty of transitional fossils (104)?

If you've already heard all this, then you've already read the first half of the book.

No, wait--there is one new twist which I haven't seen before: Chapter 4, written by a guest writer, gives a description of DNA molecules. You are supposed to gasp in amazement at the wonder and complexity of the DNA molecule, and declare that nothing short of an all-wise and all-powerful designer could ever create such a thing.

You are also supposed to forget that DNA is described in every freshman biology textbook, and is surely familiar to every biologist, no matter what his persuasion.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in