|Statement||by Ernest A. Edghill, with preface by the Rt. Rev. the Lord Bishop of Southwark|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 272 p.|
|Number of Pages||272|
His new book Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible should probably be resubtitled as Why Religion is Contemptible. It is a strong, provocative well-reasoned book that makes a very good case that science, being fact-based, is the only way to learn the truth about the world, while religion is faith-based and has no such grounding/5(). And while the book walks readers through a very thorough and well-researched series of arguments, the tone is consistently friendly and non-combative. Finally, Faith vs. Fact is chockfull of memorable zingers that should help amateur debaters keep Coyne’s arguments against religious accommodationism on tap. In Faith vs. Fact, Coyne has written a wonderful primer on what it means to think scientifically, showing that the honest doubts of science are better—and more noble—than the false certainties of religion. This is a profound and lovely book. It . About Faith Versus Fact “A superbly argued book.” —Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion The New York Times bestselling author of Why Evolution is True explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail In this provocative book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of science, based on reason.
Faith Versus Fact Quotes Showing of 67 “Faith may be a gift in religion, but in science it’s poison, for faith is no way to find truth.” ― Jerry A. Coyne, Faith Versus Cited by: Resurrection: Faith or Fact? starts with an Introduction by Stecher explaining the project, Why should the Gospels be believed any more than the Book of Mormon. In fact the Book of Mormon actually has a better claim to being the true revelation of god (small g) as Smith saw the vision, dug up the plates and wrote the book all within 7 years. Faith, he concluded, “led them to discount and reject the facts right before their noses.” In his latest book, the author takes on the problem of faith directly, arguing that “understanding reality is best achieved using the tools of science, and is never achieved using the methods of faith.”. In his provocative new book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of science, based on reason and empirical study, is reliable, while that of religion - including faith, dogma, and revelation - leads to incorrect, untestable, or conflicting conclusions.
Book by Biologist Jerry Coyne Goes Too Far in Denouncing Religion, Defending Science. John Horgan critiques biologist Jerry Coyne's new book . 'Broken Faith' Author: Abuse Within Word Of Faith 'Got Worse Over Time' Pulitzer Prize winner Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr detail the alleged secret . Praise for Faith Versus Fact: “A profound and lovely book showing that the honest doubts of science are better than the false certainties of /5(3). In Faith vs. Fact, Coyne has written a wonderful primer on what it means to think scientifically, showing that the honest doubts of science are better — and more noble — than the false certainties of religion. This is a profound and lovely book. It should be required reading at every college on earth.