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The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief - Francis S. Collins
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780743286398 (0743286391)
Publisher: Free Press
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
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Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
3.0
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...
cassandragriggs
cassandragriggs rated it
4.0 The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
Have a dictionary ready.
Jeff Noble
Jeff Noble rated it
2.0 The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
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.
Zrinka
Zrinka rated it
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...
Never Read Passively
Never Read Passively rated it
5.0 The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
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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