Andy LePeau, IVP Editor and Blogger

"In an era of extreme, vitriolic rhetoric, when someone offers calm, straightforward fairness, it is like a cool, refreshing breeze on a hot, muggy day. That is what Gerald Rau provides in Mapping the Origins Debate on the very contentious issue of evolution and creation. He offers a model not only of clarity in thought but of civility in presentation."


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Rarely do we hear of anyone carefully acknowledging contrary data and taking the time to deal with it respectfully. Rau's candor about all this is entirely refreshing.

There is much more, but I also appreciate his wonderful discussion on the nature of science and how what definition we start with affects the conclusions we end up with. And because there is no single, objective definition of science, the philosophical starting point of each view is crucial.

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