Evolution heals

A review of Jeremy Taylor

Peanut allergies are rare in Africa, where children are exposed early and often to a variety of microbes that we might regard as old friends.


The Anointed, by Randall J. Stephens and Karl W. Giberson

In high school I was taught that the Earth is about 10,000 years old. But I also learned the basics of evolution from my evangelical teachers. School administrators knew that students taking Advanced Placement biology exams and heading off to state universities needed to understand secular scientific reasoning, if only to combat it properly.


Questioning creationism

Tower of Babel: Against the New Creationism, by Robert T. Pennock


How objective is science?

Mystery of Mysteries: Is Evolution a Social Construction, by Michael Ruse


Searching for patterns

How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science, by Michael Shermer