The Greatest Hoax on Earth - a new flea
By JONATHON SARFATI
Added: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 23:00:00 UTC
Thanks to Lauren for the link.
History may show that Dawkins has done the church a favour, by waking it out of its complacency on the creation/evolution issue. By focusing the battle right at the foundations, and by putting all the evidence he can muster on display, he has provided a chance for Christians to see via this response that they do not have to keep retreating on this issue, for fear of being seen to contradict âthe facts of scienceâ…
The Greatest Hoax on Earth? meets Dawkinsâ The Greatest Show on Earth head-on. Dr Sarfati firmly and comprehensively answers Dawkinsâ challenge, chapter after chapter, covering a vast range of disciplines in his trademark crisp, clear style. He convincingly shows, for those with ears to hear, that to believe the Bibleâs account of Creation/Fall/Redemption straightforwardly not only does not commit intellectual suicide, it is if anything the intellectually superior position.
In the process, he also ably exposes the types of deceitful tactics utilized in many anti-creation arguments. (Hence the âhoaxâ in the Sarfati bookâs title; CMI of course does not claim that people teach and promote evolution while disbelieving it.)
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