The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
Publish date: July 11th 2006
Publisher: Free Press
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
Francis Collins comes across as such a nice guy! He's clearly a very good molecular biologist - he led the Human Genome Project to a successful conclusion, no mean feat - and he has strong Christian ideals that he's thought about a lot and tried hard to realize in practice. Here, he outlines his phi...
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Honestly... not that impressed. His last chapter on medical ethics was the most engaging. The others just seemed... forced. I love, however, his desire to to help the scientific community see that faith is not incompatible with intelligence.
As a whole, the book's OK. But it seems to me that he, like the IDs, is using "the God of the gaps". He is convinced that the moral law could not have come from anywhere else but God. The last part is the best - the questions of bioethics in modern medicine. Also, what's funny is that both he and Da...
This book is a follow-up to C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity with a much stronger emphasis on science and religion, especially on evolution and religion. Collins lays out and dispels common criticisms of belief in God and religion by people like Richard Dawkins, Cristopher Hitchens and others who have ...
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