The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth

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W. W. Norton & Company, Nov 29, 2010 - Science - 192 pages
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The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks).

Called “one of the greatest men alive” by The Times of London, E. O. Wilson proposes an historic partnership between scientists and religious leaders to preserve Earth’s rapidly vanishing biodiversity.

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THE CREATION: A Meeting of Science and Religion

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Celebrated conservationist par excellence Wilson (The Future of Life, 2002, etc.) sings familiar tunes in a short text that exhorts religionists to join in saving the planet.The author preaches to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rise - LibraryThing

Structured as a letter by the Harvard biologist to a Pastor, it is an attempt to seek common grounds between science and religion when it comes to dealing with the current environmental crisis. The ... Read full review


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Edward O. Wilson is widely recognized as one of the world’s preeminent biologists and naturalists. The author of more than thirty books, including Half-Earth, The Social Conquest of Earth, The Meaning of Human Existence, and Letters to a Young Scientist, Wilson is a professor emeritus at Harvard University. The winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, he lives with his wife, Irene Wilson, in Lexington, Massachusetts.

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