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Who Made the Moon?: A Father Explores How Faith and Science Agree

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Prepare yourself for questions every parent or friend of a searcher must answer.

As bestselling author Sigmund Brouwer began to hear more and more questions about creation from his growing daughters, he realized that the issue could easily turn them away from developing faith in God. Was he going to stand by and let them wrestle alone with widely asserted contradictions bet

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Published September 2nd 2008 by Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
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Mark
Sep 03, 2008 Mark rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This should be required reading for pretty much every Christian parent… seriously. The author, Sigmund Brouwer, honestly struggles with cosmology systems, anthropic principles, the history of those in power marginalizing those who are not (in earlier centuries: the Church; today: the scientific establishment), and gracefully & thoughtfully dealing with reconciling faith & science.

My guess is that some people will be highly offended by things he has to say, even though he is extraordinari
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Jason
Feb 02, 2011 Jason rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Spiritual searchers
This book was presented to me, by my father, whom I believe was potentially concerned about me and my new child's eternal damnation. Mainly due to the fact that he was well aware of my low opinion of monotheisms. The author attempts to reconcile science with tenants of Christianity is his effort to answer his daughter's questions about the moon's beginning and other challenges to his family's chosen faith.

Much of the science that Brouwer relies on comes from other sources, especially 'The Scienc
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Christa Hogan
I ordered this book after my son started reading Brouwer's Robot Wars series. My 11-year-old son loves those books btw. Any way, this book was a great jumping-off point for a journey toward better understanding how the Bible and science relate, but mostly on how to find language for sharing your own faith with others--esp with other Christians. Many evangelical Christians find themselves caught between churches that place the Bible in opposition to accepted science and a world that disregards fa ...more
John Besancon
Not a bad book, but definitely not what I anticipated. I would certainly not put this book in with the parenting / fatherhood books, but it was interesting and presented some good ideas. more of a reconciliation of science and religion book, if that piques your interest.
Pam
Jan 20, 2016 Pam rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting science vs. creationism and how they can be worked together
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Sigmund is married to songwriter recording artist Cindy Morgan. The couple and their two young daughters divide their time between Red Deer, Alberta and Nashville, Tennessee. He loves going to schools to get kids excited about reading, reaching roughly 80,000 students a year through his Rock&Roll Literacy Show.
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