Category Archives: Book Reviews

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
What we read is very important. Here we review a few of the many books out there that tackle issues of Faith, God and Life generally.

The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

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Francis Collins, the author of this work, is the distinguished physician and geneticist who was the director of the Human Genome project. The Human Genome research was a ‘complex multidisciplinary scientific enterprise directed at mapping and sequencing all of the human DNA, and determining aspects of its function’.

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Mere Apologetics: How to Help Seekers and Skeptics Find Faith

The author of this book is Alister McGrath, formerly Professor of Mere_ApologeticsTheology, Ministry and Education at King’s College London,  is now the Andreas Idreos Professorship in Science and Religion at University of Oxford, UK.

This book is an excellent introduction to apologetics. ‘Apologetics aims to convert believers into thinkers, and thinkers into believers’ (p.11), is one of McGrath’s precise descriptions on this subject that offers a clear understanding of what apologetics aims to accomplish. Continue reading Mere Apologetics: How to Help Seekers and Skeptics Find Faith