The Dutch newspaper Reformatorisch Dagblad interviewed Dr. Stephen Meyer about his new book, Return of the God Hypothesis. The article was written in Dutch by their science editor, Bart van den Dikkenberg. Here we include a few sentences from the introduction as a preview. View the full article in Dutch at the link below.
The title of Meyer’s book, The Return of the God Hypothesis, is a nod to a famous, but probably apocryphal, statement by the French mathematician Pierre-Simon de Laplace (1749-1827). When he presented his book Traité de Mécanique Céleste in 1802 to the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, Laplace was asked what the role of God at the origin of the solar system had been. The mathematician replied: “Sire, I had no need of that hypothesis.” That moment marks a fundamental farewell to the place of God in the worldview of many scientists, Meyer says. In spite of the great attention for his book, Meyer found time for an interview.
Read the full article here: https://www.rd.nl/artikel/931793-wetenschapper-en-toch-is-een-schepper-onmisbaar