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All reviews by Philip Bell

Philip is a scientist and educator who lives and works in the United Kingdom. He studied biology and geology at the University of Wales (Swansea),
graduating in zoology in 1989.
For nine years he worked at a cancer research unit in chemosensitivity testing. During the 1990s, he was also a member of the
Postgraduate School of Medicine, Bath University and (co-)authored a number of papers in secular medical journals (see longer bio for details).
Philip became a secondary school science teacher in the late 1990s, but has worked full time in Creation ministry since 2001, speaking on
Bible/science topics in churches, schools and universities. Since January 2007, he has been CEO of Creation Ministries International (UK/Europe)
and is a contributor to Creation magazine, the Journal of Creation and CMI’s website.

The Great Transformation: The sanctification and glorification of the believer
Maurice Roberts

This book started life as eight of the author’s sermons, and throughout it, God’s spotlight is turned onto one’s soul. Having appreciated many of Maurice Roberts’s previous books, I was not surprised by this. I found that The Great Transformation…

Adam: The First and the Last. Responding to modern attacks on Adam and Christ
Simon Turpin

In recent years, a concerning phenomenon has emerged: issues that once divided evangelical Christians from liberals are now debated within evangelicalism itself. Heavily influenced by the tenets of evolutionary orthodoxy, prominent writers are increasingly going for the jugular. We evangelicals…

Does Atheism Make Sense
John Blanchard

Twentieth-century secular pronouncements about the imminent death of belief in God proved premature. But what about the arguments of the ‘new atheists’? In six short chapters, the reader is led to consider the bankruptcy of atheism from the viewpoints of…

Insects of the Bible
Tom H. Ratcliffe

The author of this edifying little volume is a decades-long entomology enthusiast. Taking nine types of insects, he aims to set out ‘their spiritual significance, as they appear in the Word of God’. A readable style, coupled with colour illustrations…

Darwin’s Doubt: The explosive origin of animal life and the case for Intelligent Design
Stephen C. Meyer

Darwin’s doubt: the explosive origin of animal life and the case for Intelligent Design Stephen C. Meyer Harper Collins, 498 pages, £8.96 for Kindle edition ISBN: 978-006207-148-4 Star rating : 4 Meyer has an impressive pedigree in the philosophy of…

The End of Christianity: Finding a Good God in an Evil World
William Dembski

Dembski's provocative The End of Christianity embraces the challenge to formulate a theodicy that is both faithful to Christian orthodoxy and credible to the new mental environment. He writes to make peace with three claims: (1) God by wisdom created…

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