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’.
The author of this book is Alister McGrath, formerly Professor of Theology, 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