Received: One Hardcover book
Author: Tim Stafford
Price: Currently on sale at Amazon.ca for $16.06, in kindle for $13.99
Review done for:BookLook Bloggers.
In the conclusion of the book Tim writes about how he explained this book to the 11 people chosen. "They wanted to know my angle and worried about being used as a foil for somebody's agenda. ..... I told them all the same thing: I was going to get out of the way and let them tell their own stories. I wasn't going to try to referee who was right and who was wrong. My goal was for readers to get to know them and to understand their points of view." (p 199) Mr. Stafford did exactly that. He got out of the way, he let people tell their own stories.
I thoroughly enjoyed that. It was very neat to read how these folks came to their conclusions. How the lives they lived influenced them, how the bible and science influenced them, how world-view matters, and such like. It was a well done book. The eleven scientists fall into one of three categories:
- young earth scientists
- intelligent design creationists
- evolutionary creationists.
My final thoughts
I would definitely recommend that if you want to gain a greater understanding of the positions people take on creation, evolution, the age of the earth and such like that you get yourself a copy of this book and read it through yourself. It just may help you gain clarity in your own thinking as well. :)