One Race One Blood Book Report

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One Race One Blood by Ken Ham and Charles Ware is a book that takes a modern Christian approach to racism and what the church should do about it. Ken Ham gives us an in depth view on race and the scientific view of man from both a creationist and evolutionist perspective. He goes into a good amount of detail on the subjects of natural selection, genetics, and Charles Darwin’s research into evolution. Charles Ware gives us some personal backstory to what he has experienced through racism and what kind of stances the church should take to help further the progress of desegregation of our human society. The book, as a whole, deals with how racism as we know it today was brought about by misinterpretation of evolutionary process and in some cases passages of scripture. One Race One Blood ends with a …show more content…
Ken Ham states, “That’s called ‘natural selection’ or ‘adaptation.’ It’s not necessarily survival of the fittest; it’s survival of those that have the right characteristics to survive in that environment.” (P. 75) This statement does not really make sense because that is, in fact, exactly what survival of the fittest is. Ham often states the reasons why evolution is wrong but then backs up creation by simply saying that that’s just the way God made it. (P.74) And this is completely understandable from the Christian point of view. However, if one of our main priorities is for all realms of science to take Christian science seriously, we cannot give scientific explanations without some sort of data to back it up. I understand that Christianity is mainly based on the faith we put in God, but secular science will never start giving credit to Christian scientists until we can actually present data that backs up our beliefs. That being said, I thoroughly enjoyed this book, even though I disagreed with some of the scientific aspects of

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