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Sorry, ‘Theistic Science’ Is Not Science

BRIAN BOLTON

Arecently published book documents the creationist misrepresentation of science called “theistic science.” Who WasAdam? A Creation Model Approach to the Origin of Humanity (2015) consists of a reprint of a book of the same title published more than ten years earlier, followed by a thorough update that constitutes one-third of the text.

The authors are Fazale Rana and Hugh Ross, both executives and scholars with Reasons to Believe (RTB), a Christian ministry located in Southern California. They have graduate degrees in science (chemistry and astronomy, respectively) and have written many books that profess to put biblical creationism on a scientific foundation.

Rana and Ross’s work focuses on the “scientific case for God’s existence and the Bible’s reliability” and the “integration of scientific fact with biblical faith.” Throughout Who Was Adam? they describe their creationist approach to human origins as science.

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