Monday, July 15, 2013

Book Review: Darwin's Doubt by Frank Turek

Author and apologist Frank Turek has written an excellent review of Dr. Stephen Meyer's newest book, Darwin's Doubt.

Turek writes:

"Using the same investigative forensic approach Darwin used over 150 years ago, Meyer investigates the central doubt Darwin had about his own theory. Namely, that the fossil record did not contain the rainbow of intermediate forms that his theory of gradual evolutionary change required. However, Darwin predicted that future discoveries would confirm his theory.
Meyer points out that they haven’t. We’ve thoroughly searched the fossil record since Darwin and confirmed what Darwin originally saw himself: the discontinuous, abrupt appearance of the first forms of complex animal life. In fact, paleontologists now think that roughly 20 of the 28 animal phyla (representing distinct animal “body plans”) found in the fossil record appear abruptly without ancestors in a dramatic geological event called the Cambrian Explosion."

You can read the rest of the review here.

To learn more about Meyer's new book, go here.

Courage and Godspeed,
Chad

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