Alister E. McGrath
is one of the world’s leadingtheologians, with a doctorate in the sciences. RichardDawkins
is one of the bestselling popular science writers, withoutspoken and controversial views on religion. This fascinating andprovoking work is the first book-length response to Dawkins’ideas, and offers an ideal introduction to the topical issues ofscience and religion.
- Addresses fundamental questions about Dawkins’ approachto science and religion: Is the gene actually selfish? Is the blindwatchmaker a suitable analogy? Are there other ways of looking atthings?
- Tackles Dawkins’ hostile and controversial views onreligion, and examines the religious implications of his scientificideas, making for a fascinating and provoking debate
- Written in a very engaging and accessible style, ideal to thoseapproaching scientific and religious issues for the firsttime
- Alister McGrath is uniquely qualified to write this book. He isone of the world’s best known and most respected theologians,with a strong research background in molecular biophysics
- A superb book by one of the world’s leading theologians,which will attract wide interest in the growing popular sciencemarket, similar to Susan Blackmore’s The Meme Machine(1999).