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Coils of the serpent : a novel

Author: Raymond Clark Lutz
Publisher: West Conshohocken, PA : Infinity Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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When three friends, drawn together through a neighborhood book club, have a chance encounter with a mysterious old stranger to their town, they find themselves drawn into a strange web of scientific inquiry laced with fundamentalist religious beliefs. Prompted by the old man's challenge, they begin a search for scientifically-based clues to DNA and the origins of life hidden in the oldest books of the Bible.
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Genre/Form: Christian fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Clark Lutz
ISBN: 0741442280 9780741442284
OCLC Number: 181143642
Description: 355 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Raymond Clark Lutz.

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When three friends, drawn together through a neighborhood book club, have a chance encounter with a mysterious old stranger to their town, they find themselves drawn into a strange web of scientific inquiry laced with fundamentalist religious beliefs. Prompted by the old man's challenge, they begin a search for scientifically-based clues to DNA and the origins of life hidden in the oldest books of the Bible.
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What if the Bible actually was a science book?

by trekie70 (WorldCat user published 2011-03-13) Excellent Permalink

What if it could be proven that the Bible does parallel science?  What if it could be shown that the knowledge that was said to come from the Tree of Knowledge is actually the human genome? This is what 3 friends, Dan, Shannon and John, set out to examine after coming across a mysterious stranger...
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Do Science and the Bible tell the same story?

by crazypsychobooklover (WorldCat user published 2009-08-13) Excellent Permalink

I absolutely could not put this book down!  The characters were finely drawn, and the action was nonstop.  I was extremely impressed by the intense research the author did in putting this novel together.  I found myself fascinated, and taking notes throughout.  I actually pulled...
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Provocative, fun and worthwhile read!

by John_Royce (WorldCat user published 2009-08-06) Very Good Permalink



Writing is a brave act—though not usually as brave as "Coils of the Serpent," in which author Raymond Clark Lutz sets out to upset just about everyone. Everyone, that is, except his readers.

Lutz's engaging story asks an exciting question: What if the mysteries of...
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Can Science and Religion Coexist?

by JaimeHuff1 (WorldCat user published 2009-07-11) Very Good Permalink

Can science and religion co exist?  "Coils of the Serpent" takes the reader through a scientific and Biblical debate like no other.

Three friends:  Dan, an easy-going agnostic scientific genius whose father was a theology professor who mysteriously died 25 years ago.  ...
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DNA explained in Genesis?

by Tokemise (WorldCat user published 2009-07-11) Very Good Permalink

A missing troubled teen, the mysterious death of a father, DNA, Genesis.  What could these things have in common? 

In, Coils of the Serpent by Raymond Clark Lutz these things are drawn together in a very unique way.  Three friends talking in a coffee shop are approached by...
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