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Galileo Christian Encounters Series

By Mitch Stokes
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.91 Stars

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On 5/15 James Anderson wrote: Galileo GalileiGalileo. The name itself is likely to be immediately recognizable by most youth and adults today. It is often that he is the subject of science textbooks and even modern debates. Mitch Stokes' excellent biography is part of the Christian Encounters series which also includes his contribution ... Galileo by Mitch Stokes

James' Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/14 Scotty wrote: Forget the short, uninformative bios in textbooks. If you want a real glimpse into the life of a great genius, pick up a copy of "Galileo" by Mitch Stokes (published by Thomas Nelson). Stokes does an excellent job of opening up the lives of great men as a writer for Thomas Nelson's "Christian Encounters" ... "Galileo" a compelling story of theology meets new science

Scotty's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/13 Kirsten Pilkerton wrote: I recently received Mitch Stokes’ Galileo, and finally got a chance to read through it. Overall, it was definitely a good read, and was presented clearly and honestly. Stokes does a great job of recounting Galileo’s life and pursuits in an easy-to-understand manner. He could have easily taken a couple ... Galileo

Kirsten's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/11 Jennee Thompson wrote: Who knows anything about Galileo? I thought I knew a thing or two...but really I just know the song by the Indigo Girls. Sure, I knew that Galileo had something to do with science but that's about all I knew. I supposed that's why Galileo by Mitch Stokes stood out to me. This book is part of the ... Galileo by Mitch Stokes

Jennee's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/10 Andrea Love wrote: The Christian Encounter Series attempts to shed light on some of our greatest thinkers and public figures who seem to be historically misunderstood, and even misquoted. This brief biography of Galileo is well written and an enjoyable read and the academic and scientific explaination are kept simple and ... Galileo

Andrea's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/6 Gently Mad wrote: I was given a copy of Galileo by Mitch Stokes for free by the Thomas Nelson book publishers (a.k.a. Booksneeze) in exchange for my honest review. I eagerly looked forward to receiving this book because Galileo is one of those famous people that I knew had something to do with science, maybe he got in ... Book Review for Galileo by Mitch Stokes

Gently Mad's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/5 Thad Bergmeier wrote: Galileo by Mitch Stokes is part of a series called "Christian Encounters" by Thomas Nelson Publishers. I wanted to read this book because, honestly, while his name is very popular, I am ashamed to say that I knew very little about Galileo. I knew that he had something to do with science or mathematics, ... Galileo by Mitch Stokes

Thad's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/4 Roberto Mattos wrote: This book is a biography of Galileo Galilei, a true genius that lived in Italy during the 16th/17th century. Born in Pisa, his father wanted him to be a doctor in medicine, but his love for mathematics were stronger. Throughout this book we learned from the author that Galileo used his mathematics and ... A Humble Genius

Roberto's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/3 Chris Horton wrote:     Galileo has always been a fascinating character for me, but one that I was not all that familiar with. It was through a random science book in my wife's classroom that I came across a small bio of Galileo and immediately was curious to read more.Mitch Stokes does not disappoint with ... Book Review: Galileo

Chris Horton's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/3 Mr. Harmless wrote: I just finished the book Galileo by Mitch Stokes from the Christian Encounters Series. I received this book from BookSneeze. I am going to start this review by telling you that I immensely enjoyed this book. I don't normally read biographies, but I was drawn to this one because I feel some small amount ... Revealing Galileo in a personal and historical way.

Mr. Harmless' Rating:

5 Stars