Science & the Christian Faith

Two Views

Johnson’s Scientific Method Flawed

by Raymond E. Grizzle

I am writing in response to the review by Brian McDonald of Phillip Johnson’s book Darwin on Trial in the Fall 1994 issue of Touchstone (Vol. 7.4). As an evangelical Christian who is also a scientist (Ph.D. in Biology from Rutgers University, 1988), I would like to offer a view of Johnson’s book that differs substantially from McDonald’s view.

Johnson has been preaching a message about the philosophy of science and biological evolutionary theory that is in my opinion simply inaccurate. He has been criticized in print by philosophers and scientists, . . .

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Phillip E. Johnson is Professor of Law (emeritus) at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of Darwin on Trial, The Wedge of Truth, The Right Questions (InterVarsity Press), and other books challenging the naturalistic assumptions that dominate modern culture. He is a contributing editor of Touchstone.


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