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Dr. Jay Richards is a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute and Director of Research for the Institute’s Center for Science and Culture. His previous books include The Privileged Planet; Money, Greed, and God; The Untamed God; and Are We Spiritual Machines? Dr. Richards holds a Ph.D. (with honors) in philosophy and theology from Princeton Theological Seminary. His work has been covered in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, and he has appeared on many national radio and TV programs.
For everyone interested in the intersections of modern evolutionary theory and religion, this book is essential.
The present book's authors make the very good arguments of Intelligent Design that there is no such evolution "[l]ogically derived from confirmable evidence".
One focus is to respond to Karl Giberson's book Saving Darwin, Francis Collins's The Language of God, and Francisco Ayala's book.
Before you read this book you need to know up front that The Discovery Institute is a pro-Creationism/Intelligent Design advocacy group -- so of course this book has an agenda, and... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Diane Stranz
I guess it was kind of hard to follow, but I just looked at the summary at the back, and it made more sense. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Margaret Peggy Driggs
If I were a already biased supporter of material naturalism I would not read this book. There would be no value in its content. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Paul Kimes
Well written and comprehensible book that seriously deals with the theological and philosophical implications of compromising the Bible with darwinian evolution.Published on May 12, 2012 by Ephron
This is an excellent collection of essays critiquing theist evolution from historically orthodox Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish perspectives. Read morePublished on March 25, 2012 by Don
As a Jewish theist but not an adherent of a formal religion I am not entirely in conformity with the assurances that the very reasonable arguments in this book are in harmony with... Read morePublished on August 9, 2011 by Paul Vjecsner
How do you gain purpose from a purposeless structure? How does intelligence come from an unintelligent source? Read morePublished on July 20, 2011 by D. Bartol
We live in an amazing time where the rate of scientific discovery exceeds our ability to stay current. What are these discoveries and what are the metaphysical implications? Read morePublished on June 21, 2011 by Paul Montognese
The book was well-written and informative. However, I felt the authors spent too much time discussing some of the old Catholic and Protestant opinions. Read morePublished on December 15, 2010 by Shirley Morris