"I read Thank God for Evolution with much pleasure and interest. I found it to be a very thoughtful, knowledgeable, and pertinent discussion, covering challenging and important issues with scholarship and insight."

— Charles Townes

1964 Nobel Prize in Physics; winner of the 2005 Templeton Prize


"The science vs. religion debate is over. Michael Dowd masterfully unites rationality and spirituality in a world view that celebrates the mysteries of existence and inspires each human being to achieve a higher purpose in life. A must read for all, including scientists."

— Craig Mello

2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine



“The universe took 13.7 billion years to produce this amazing book. I heartily recommend it. I am often asked how science and religion can co-exist. This is a wonderful answer.”

— John Mather

NASA Senior Astrophysicist, 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics



“If anyone can persuade a monotheist that the science of evolution—biological, geological, or cosmological—can enrich his or her faith, I'm betting on Michael Dowd.”

— Thomas C. Schelling

2005 Nobel Prize in Economics


“Honest students of God should welcome the revelations of science as insights, not fear them as threats. Here is a book in that spirit by a minister who takes evolution to heart, and celebrates it.”

— Frank Wilczek

2004 Nobel Prize in Physics



“At last someone who understands that all of reality is sacred and science, our method of comprehending it.”

— Lee Hartwell

2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Michael at the Library of Congress with Nobel laurates John Mather and Craig Mello.