Mere Creation

A Review of Science and the Mind of the Maker: What the Conversation Between Faith and Science Reveals About God by Melissa Cain Travis

Despite the tireless efforts of intelligent design scientists and the game-changing work they've put forth, the idea persists in the popular mind (helped along by people who should know better) that science has eliminated any place for reference to a transcendent being to explain the natural world. The idea also persists that, notwithstanding a few minor gaps here and there, science is fully capable of eventually (soon and very soon!) providing a full understanding of the whole of knowable knowledge. And thus, in far too many venues, a lion's share of information is reduced to a propaganda-laden, either/or proposition: science or religion?

Into this morass of intellectual gross negligence steps Melissa Cain...


has a BS in Computer Science and worked in software development with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she works as Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #47, Winter 2018 Copyright © 2022 Salvo |


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