Wizards of Myth

Unbelievable: 7 Myths About the History and Future of Science and Religion by Michael Newton Keas

Question: What do celebrity scientists Bill Nye the Science Guy, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Stephen Hawking have in common? Answer: They have all propped up myths about science and religion—both falsehoods about actual events in history and a larger, sweeping myth encompassing all of cosmic reality. In Unbelievable: 7 Myths About the History and Future of Science and Religion (ISI, 2019), science historian Michael Keas busts them all, sometimes with stinging wit that would probably be lost on the celebrities and their followers.

The false narratives about historical events are myths according to the common meaning of the word—a false story—and in Part One, Keas devotes a chapter to each of six fables...

 

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

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #49, Summer 2019 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo49/wizards-of-myth

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