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Skeptics And True Believers: The Exhilarating Conn&hellip by Chet Raymo
3.0 out of 5 stars OK, 26 Aug 2014
Raymo adopts a light touch in this narrative on the compatibility between science and religion, albeit a somewhat well trodden road as many writers have previously tackled this subject with varying degrees of success.
The book is well written although it fails to disguise its newspaper column origins and the repetition that arises from books based on this format.
The statistics referred to throughout which can only be described as unbelievable (90% believe in heaven – 50% don’t believe in evolution etc. etc.) are obviously based on the American populace and certainly not Western Europe.
The proposition would appear to be that science which inexorably has pushed religion into… Read more