Table of Contents

  • 1. Why This Subversive Book?
    • David Klinghoffer……8
  • 2. Teachers Abuzz
    • David Klinghoffer……12
  • 3. Taking Aim
    • David Klinghoffer……16

Episode 1: Standing Up in the Milky Way

  • 4. Persecuting Science
    • Casey Luskin……20
  • 5. Bruno’s Heresies
    • Jay W. Richards……32
  • 6. Flawed History
    • Casey Luskin……34
  • 7. Slipshod History
    • Casey Luskin……37

Episode 2: Some of the Things That Molecules Do

  • 8. Unguided Answers
    • Casey Luskin……42
  • 9. Burned at the Ratings
    • Evolution News & Views……55

Episode 3: When Knowledge Conquered Fear

  • 10. A Religious Newton
    • Jay W. Richards……60
  • 11. Science and Christianity
    • Casey Luskin……63
  • 12. Newton’s Cryptogram
    • David Klinghoffer……70

Episode 4: A Sky Full of Ghosts

  • 13. Faraday & Maxwell as Christians
    • Casey Luskin……72

Episode 5: Hiding in the Light

  • 14. Mozi’s Heaven
    • David Klinghoffer……78
  • 15. Mozi’s Monotheism
    • Casey Luskin……80

Episode 6: Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still

  • 16. Darwin’s Flowers
    • Casey Luskin……88

Episode 7: The Clean Room

  • 17. Religious History, Done Badly
    • Jay W. Richards……98

Episode 8: Sisters of the Sun

  • 18. A Speck of Sand
    • Casey Luskin……104

Episode 9: The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth

  • 19. Catastrophes!!!
    • Jay W. Richards……108
  • 20. Continental Drift
    • Casey Luskin……111

Episode 10: The Electric Boy

  • 21. The Faith of Faraday & Maxwell
    • David Klinghoffer……124
  • 22. Cosmos & Philosophy
    • David Klinghoffer……127

Episode 11: The Immortals

  • 23. Secular Religion
    • David Klinghoffer……130
  • 24. Panspermia
    • Casey Luskin……132

Episode 12: The World Set Free

  • 25. A Warming Earth
    • Jay W. Richards……144

Episode 13: Unafraid of the Dark

  • 26. Mob Rule
    • David Klinghoffer……152
  • 27. Privileged Planet
    • Casey Luskin……155

Concluding Observations

  • 28. Lies as Useful Myths
    • Casey Luskin……164
  • 29. Materialism for the Masses
    • Casey Luskin……168
  • 30. Responding to Cosmos: Why It Matters
    • Douglas Ell……171

Contributors Index