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Phillip E. Johnson (1940–2019)

Author of Darwin on Trial

27+ Works 4,144 Members 13 Reviews

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Phillip E. Johnson is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Chicago Law School. He taught law for more than thirty years at the University of California at Berkeley where he is professor emeritus. For the last decade Johnson has also been at the forefront of the public debate over show more evolution and creation. He has taken his message to such places as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. His InterVarsity Press titles include Reason in the Balance, The Wedge of Truth, The Right Questions and Defeating Darwinism by Opening Minds. show less

Works by Phillip E. Johnson

Darwin on Trial (1991) 1,687 copies
Darwinism Defeated? (1999) 18 copies
Darwin on Trial — Author — 3 copies
Spor o Darwina (1996) 1 copy

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Berkeley law professor challenges scientific naturalism.
 
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RBCNC | 4 other reviews | Jan 16, 2024 |
Berkeley law professor challenges scientific naturalism.
 
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artiefly | 4 other reviews | Jan 16, 2024 |
I bought this book to increase my religious library. I had someone ask me how I could simultaneously teach my children God is the Creator and also Darwinism. I had no answer and had never even considered it.

Maybe I’m not alone in this.
 
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FamiliesUnitedLL | 3 other reviews | Apr 1, 2023 |
An attempt to reduce science to an ideology which must be accepted on faith. Since Creationism has to be accepted on faith, the two are equivalent in that respect according to the author. Evolution has to be accepted by faith therefore. There is a type of lawyer who thinks any subject can be discussed by means of logic alone without bothering to learn the actual subject. He is such a lawyer.

To describe the book as shallow would be charitable. The scientific illiiteracy exhibited by the author is truly shocking. Useful to understand the peurile drivel this movement espouses and reveals the intellectual bankrutcy of modern evangelical Christianity.… (more)
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