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Faith Versus Fact

Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible

Faith Versus Fact( )
Author: Coyne, Jerry A.
ISBN:978-0-670-02653-1
Publication Date:May 2015
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

We are living today in a genuinely frightening scenario- religion and science are engaged in a kind of war- a war for understanding, a war about whether we should have good reasons for what we accept as true. The sheer fact that over half of Americans don't believe in evolution (to say nothing of the number of Congressmen who don't believe in climate change) and the resurgence of religious prejudices and strictures as factors in politics, education, medicine, and social policy make the...
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Book Details
Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Religion & Science
Religion / Faith
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.123 x 9.126 x 1.092 Inches
Book Weight:1.197 Pounds
Author Biography
Coyne, Jerry A. (Author)
Biology professor Jerry Allen Coyne was born in 1949 and teaches in the University of Chicago's Department of Ecology and Evolution. Coyne was the 1971 class valedictorian at the College of William & Mary. He received his Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University and an NIH postdoc in genetics at UC Davis. Coyne has been the Vice President of the Society for the Study of Evolution and an associate editor of Evolution and The American Naturalist.

Coyne's work has been published in scientific journals as well as The New York Times and The New Republic. He is known for his opposition to the creationist theory of intelligent design. Coyne wrote the bestselling book Why Evolution is True and co-authored Speciation with H. Allen Orr.

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