The Serpent'S Promise: The Bible Retold as Science download free [PDF and Ebook] by Professor Steve Jones

The Serpent'S Promise: The Bible Retold as Science download free [PDF and Ebook] by Professor Steve Jones year 2014
  • Book name: The Serpent'S Promise: The Bible Retold as Science
  • Author: Professor Steve Jones
  • Release date: 2014/2/26
  • Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780349123486
  • Rating: 9.72 of 10
  • Votes: 447
  • Review by: Tegan Koontz
  • Review rating: 7.18 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/14
  • Total pages: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Bible was the first scientific textbook of all; and it got some things right (and plenty more wrong). Steve Jones' new book rewrites it in the light of modern science. Are we all descended from a single couple, a real-life Adam and Eve? Was the Bible's great flood really a memory of the end of the Ice Age? Will we ever get back to Methuselah given that British life expectancy is still rising by six hours a day, every day? Many people deny the power of faith, many more the power of science. In this ground-breaking work, geneticist Steve Jones explores their shared mysteries - from the origins of life and humankind to sex, age, death and the end of the universe. He steps aside from the noisy debate between believers and unbelievers to show how the same questions preoccupy us today as in biblical times - and that science offers many of the answers.Erudite and accessible, The Serpent's Promise is a witty and thoughtful account of the ability and the limits of science to tell us what we are.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 29H
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Science, Science: General Issues
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, WORD, DOCX, TXT, BMP, DOC, GIF. Compressed in RAR, ARC, TAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.89 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x195x29mm
  • Weight: 358g
  • Printed by: Abacus
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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