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"Collins maps the entire interface between faithful biblical interpretation and questions of all sorts posed in the name of the sciences. Interesting, fair-minded, shrewd, and clear from start to finish, this will prove outstanding as a pastoral resource."
—J. I. Packer, Board of Governors' Professor of Theology, Regent College
"There is something here for just about everyone. Science and Faith is required reading for all who are interested in the relationship between science and the Christian faith."
—J. P. Moreland, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Biola University; author, The Soul: How We Know It’s Real and Why It Matters
"This is a highly significant book on possibly the most important subject confronting the church today-the neutrality of science. A delightful style makes it easily accessible yet the author never neglects important issues. It is the best book of its kind for decades."
—Ranald Macaulay, Speaker, L'Abri Fellowship; Coordinator, Christian Heritage, Cambridge
"Jack Collins is my kind of guy-a fellow MIT nerd. But he is much more: a brilliant scholar of biblical languages and a keen observer of the interaction between science and the Christian faith. This is a wonderful book, and I recommend it most strongly."
—Henry F. Schaefer III, Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry, University of Georgia
C. JOHN COLLINS (PhD, University of Liverpool) is professor of Old Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary in St Louis. With degrees from MIT and Faith Evangelical Lutheran Seminary, he pursues such research interests as Hebrew and Greek grammar, science and faith, and biblical theology. He is the author of The God of Miracles.
All in all a terrific book, i highly recommend it to anyone that is interested in science faith issues.
Collins' book is worth reading for any person attempting to obtain a realistic understanding of the relationship between science and faith.
Though the entire book was excellent, the last two chapters were the best, and it is worth sticking with Collins to the end of the book.
Another good book from Collins. Collins helps explore foundational issues that are often ignored or just accepted without much thought. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Alabama Cooker
Best book I have ever read on the ongoing debate between science and religion. Understanding science is learning about the power of God. Read morePublished 14 months ago by randale j honaker
I must confess I have an affinity to works of this nature - they wonder why we wonder - and for this I admire the author's work. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jasen Tenney
This book must not be confused with the book "The Language of Science and Faith" by Francis S. Collins, a book that would not even be worthy of one star even though written by a... Read morePublished on February 7, 2012 by K. Feucht
Now here is a strange book written by an educated Christian who teaches at a seminary in St. Louis. Collins has come up with the analogical days theory to explain the six days of... Read morePublished on June 14, 2011 by Veritas
Exceptionally frank and seemingly fearless look at the modern Sciences from the perspective of an MIT-educated electrical engineer turned Old Testament-Hebrew scholar. Read morePublished on September 16, 2009 by A Reader
John Collins has done an exceptionally good job at tying together the world of science and faith. The high degree of training he has received in both science and Biblical languages... Read morePublished on July 2, 2004 by Damien Spillane