evolution

Books

Religion in Human Evolution, by Robert N. Bellah

Some two decades before Robert Bellah and his colleagues wrote the seminal 1985 book Habits of the Heart, which improved the public conversation about religion and society in the United States, Bellah penned a provocative essay called “Religious Evolution.” He has finally returned to that ambitious theme.

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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.

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Questioning creationism

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

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How objective is science?

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

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Better all the time

Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny, by Robert Wright