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Making Sense of Evolution: Darwin, God, and the Drama of LifeJohn HaughtWestminster John Knox Press / 2010 / Trade Paperback$19.80 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Cloning, the environment, stem cell research, cutting-edge reproductive technologies, genetic engineering . . . Splashed across television screens and newspapers and argued in classrooms and over the water cooler, these are among the most hotly-debated issues of our day.
Does religion belong in the laboratory? What relationship exists between science and Christian faith? Are the two mutually exclusive? Arguing that Christianity has much to contribute to the scientific and ethical debates facing today's world, gifted scientists and committed Christians Alexander and White ask the hard questions as they examine some of the greatest scientific and ethical challenges of the age.
• the new genetics
• reproductive technologies
• the significance of evolution
• the environment and climate change
• sustainable consumption
An outstanding resource for concerned laypeople, Christian college science classes, and adult Sunday schools, it will help readers think deeply about the need for careful, well-reasoned faith at the frontiers of technology.
Denis Alexander is chairman of the Molecular Immunology Program at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge. He is the editor of the journal Science and Christian Belief.
Robert S. White is a Professor of Geophysics at Cambridge University, England; Associate Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion; and a Fellow of The Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science. He is co-author with Denis Alexander of Beyond Belief: Science, Faith and Ethical Challenges.
bobvierraSacramento, CAAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5This is one of the finest books I've encountered!January 28, 2011bobvierraSacramento, CAAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Denis Alexander and Robert White cut through the smoke and mirrors that many atheists and religious writers offer to support their views. This book appeals to the spirit and the mind of man. It points out that God made everything that was made and that His creation isn't threatened when man uses his mind and soul to enjoy His creation and to worship the Creator.