Newton, Kepler, and other founders of modern science were inspired to search out and find the rational order hidden in nature because they were theists.
“Americans’ membership in houses of worship continued to decline last year, dropping below 50% for the first time in Gallup’s eight-decade trend.”
Why does the universe have to be on so grand a scale of space and time? Why does God require such an imposing canvas?
Ha, coming from the American Library Association, the dart aimed at “anti-design theorists” Dawkins, Tyson, Nye is satisfying.
Whatever else might be said of Ruse and his work, like all his books this one is worth having on the shelf.