[ read online eBook ] From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley, Jr. Author Martin Gardner – Selindameditasyon.com

From the Wandering Jew to William F. Buckley, Jr. s t On Science, Literature, and ReligionFor over fifty years Martin Gardner has been writing witty, entertaining, and highly intelligent articles on an amazing range of topics Best known for his works on popular science and mathematics, and as an incisive skeptical commentator on the paranormal, Gardner is also an accomplished writer of children s literature, a novelist, and an essayist on religion and philosophy This collection of essays and book reviews takes its name from the bookend articles The Wandering Jew and the Second Coming and The Faith of William Buckley, which in themselves demonstrate the extent of Gardner s interests Besides the legend of the Wandering Jew and Bill Buckley s religious convictions, Gardner also tackles such subjects as astrology, psychic surgery, word play in the stories of L Frank Baum author of The Wizard of Oz , and the history of a forgotten children s magazine In addition, there are reviews of books by astronomer Carl Sagan, philosopher Paul Edwards, televangelists Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye, and psychologist Susan Black, along with commentary on mathematics, Lewis Carroll, science fads, chess, Christian Science, and.

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