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Biology Through the Eyes of Faith: Christian College Coalition Series

3.03 of 5 stars 3.03  ·  rating details  ·  39 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Newly Revised
The Council of Christian Colleges and Universities Series

Stressing the biblical message of stewardship, biologist Richard T. Wright celebrates the study of God's creation and examines the interaction of the life sciences with society in medicine, genetics, and the environment. The author brings a biblical perspective to theories on origins, contrasting creatio
Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 12th 2002 by HarperOne (first published May 3rd 1989)
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Interesting read. The whole purpose is to look at biology from another worldview and to think differently (maybe) than one already does. One who is a believer in creationism can gather a bit more understanding on the subject and how biology and the bible mix, while still getting snippets of other world views. The book gives a take on biology without the lens of evolution and offers a more theistic approach to creation and how it relates to the reader. If one is not a believer in creationism, it ...more
Kessia Reyne

He makes a case as a Christian for doing biology with methodological naturalism and I found it only somewhat compelling. Even less compelling was his argument in favor of "creationary evolution." But it is a useful read if you're interested in options for Christian scientists and hearing an apologetic from this point of view.
After I finished The Quantum and the Lotus , I was drawn to this volume. Instead of a conversation between two individuals from two interesting backgrounds—a scientist turned Tibetan Buddhist and a scientist raised Vietnamese Buddhist—the conversation here is within one individual, and it seems on its face to be a much more challenging discourse than the one between "new physics" and Buddhism. Biologists seem to me to be far less amenable to "spiritual" themes than their peers in physics, parti ...more
Perry Clark
Professor Wright is a better biologist than writer, as one sees in this book. Not badly written, it is still a bit of a plod at times, and he proves a bit too fond of the exclamation mark as well. Wright does a more than passable job of presenting what are the most common perspectives of cosmogony and more especially biology and evolution with a Biblical consideration of each. Unfortunately, though, the book, written originally in the late '80s and updated in this edition in 2003, shows its age ...more
One of the best books I've read, and definitely the clearest and best on the subject I have encountered so far. I strongly agree with the author.
Though not a terrible book, the ideas addressed in it are very interesting. However, I hope to find better books addressing the same issue.
Robert Kiehn
Good book from a Christian Science perspective
on biology, ecology and the environment.

Read while at Crown.
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