Oxford mathematician John Lennox's book God's Undertaker is an excellent introduction to the key issues in the controversy between intelligent design and unguided evolution.
Other reviews: There is a dearth of other reviews I can point to just now, apart from Colin Tudge in the Guardian, who attempts to smooth things over by declaring that Lennox shows that the materialists might not be intellectually triumphant.
No, they aren't triumphant, but the problem isn't merely that their claims are not true. The materialist currently hopes to prevail by brute force: political correctness (the last refuge of a false idea), summary dismissals of dissenters, claims that human rights are violated by dissent from materialism, et cetera.
At present, the materialist view is no longer subject to any process that takes evidence into account. Yes, the materialist's claims would fail on the evidence but ... evidence no longer matters. God's Undertaker is a welcome change from this increasingly claustrophobic environment.
Looking in the Distance blog offers some thoughts.
Part One Introduction God's Undertaker?: Well, you know, that undertaker is 001 in the unemployment line, ... and still waiting
Part Two What a design argument is - and what it isn't
Part Three Information is the key to understanding
Part Four What, if anything, is the use of creationism? Plenty!
Part Five God's Undertaker - little known but much recommended!
Toronto-based Canadian journalist Denyse O'Leary (www.designorchance.com) is the author of the multiple award-winning By Design or by Chance? (Augsburg Fortress 2004), an overview of the intelligent design controversy. She was named CBA Canada's Recommended Author of the Year in 2005 and is co-author, with Montreal neuroscientist Mario Beauregard, of the forthcoming The Spiritual Brain: A neuroscientist's case for the existence of the soul (Harper 2007).
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