John Lennox: Turning the Science and Faith Debate on Its Head
by Emma Nicholls
‘Of course, I reject atheism because I believe Christianity to be true. But I also reject it because I am a scientist. How could I be impressed with a worldview that undermines the very rationality we need to do science?’ (49)
Such is the extent to which Professor John Lennox turns the science and faith debate on its head in his book Can Science Explain Everything? In just 125 pages he thoroughly debunks the popular misconception that science and religion are necessarily at war with each other, showing that science in fact sits much more comfortably within the Christian worldview than in atheism.
Professor Lennox begins by tackling two of the biggest myths surrounding the interaction between science and Christianity…