This book, Rational Conclusions, is an experience! With such a breadth of topics we are tempted to suspect a superficial coverage. Yet to my amazement Agresti has done an astonishing job of supporting his conclusions, citing 2,556 references. Talk about documentation!
– Wayne Frair, Ph.D. in Biochemical Taxonomy, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
This is an awesome book—complicated thoughts made into easy and enjoyable reading. After reading it, I bought three copies for friends.
– Charles M. Mainland, Ph.D. in Horticulture, Professor of Horticulture at North Carolina State University
As a Christian and an engineer involved in the application of scientific principles, I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book.
– David Haessig, Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Adjunct Professor
I read this book and was floored. I’ve been teaching Christian
apologetics for fifteen years, and this book is by far the most thorough and
exhaustive book I have ever read. I have recommended the book to many of my
– Brian Horvath, Religion Chair, Lutheran High School North
Rational Conclusions opens the door to an honest intellectual inquiry regarding the authenticity of the Bible and the reasonableness of the Christian faith. The book also exposes the assumptions that underlie the secular humanist worldview and the harmful effects on honest scientific inquiry that have sprung from these assumptions.
– Dan Mazzucco, Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering
James D. Agresti is that rare person who successfully combines devout belief, skepticism, and superior investigative abilities. His research work has gained so many followers because it is comprehensive while remaining accessible. James founds his reputation on his intellectual integrity, and he does not shy away from tackling the toughest subjects.
– Peter C. Hansen, J.D., LL.M., Founder of the Legal History Project
Television and Radio Appearances
The WBRZ Morning Show with anchor Dana Hackett (ABC)
WAFB’s 9 New This Morning with anchor Jeanne Burns (CBS)
The Jim Engster Show - WRKF radio (NPR)
Culture Wars - WSPC radio (interview begins 10 minutes into the broadcast)
Magazine, Newspaper, and Internet Articles
Interview with Dr. MaryAnn Diorio of the Write Power Blog
What Readers Say
“A powerful book.
Every believer should have a couple of these on their book shelf; one they read
and one ready to give away.”
“Rational Conclusions is unbiased, sound,
well-researched, and full of lots of wisdom.”
“It is by far the most complete, most well researched, and yet most concise analysis I have ever seen or heard about to look at the Bible and the basis of religion.”
“It really strengthens my faith.”
“I love the book.”