From the July/August, 2001 issue of Touchstone
science Engaging Science by David J. Tyler

Engaging Science

The Wedge of Truth: Splitting the Foundations of Naturalism
by Phillip E. Johnson
Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2000
(220 pages; $17.99, cloth)

reviewed by David J. Tyler

Why is it that so many young people go into higher education and emerge as agnostics or atheists? Is it really a case of exposure to truth—an experience that sweeps away the “childish mentality” associated with a religious upbringing? Many seem to view it like this and consider that scholarship can liberate people to escape, as they put it, from the superstition and ignorance on which religion thrives.

Phillip Johnson begins his challenging book with the story of Philip Wentwo . . .


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