Comments from People Who Have Read The Bible According to Einstein


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* Positive Comments:


* "This is a fantastic book. I am just amazed by it. I don't know what kind of reponse you are getting but I think that the book is just an amazing attempt to bring religious fundamentalists in line with scientific thinking." -- the founder of a Minnesota church [message left on an answering machine]

* "The Bible According to Einstein is very good." -- a New Jersey resident [from a postcard]

* "I like it a lot." -- a writer of a wildlife magazine [from an e-mail message]

* "You have published a Great Book; long overdue, and sorely needed. I am buying copies to give to my friends, children, and grandchildren." -- a mathematician [from a letter]

* "It's tremendous." -- a chemist [from a telephone conversation]

* "Clearly quite a bit of talent and intelligence went into the book." -- a science writer for the New York Times [from an e-mail message]

* "Quite nice poetry" -- a retiree [communicated by telephone conversation]

* "Fascinating!" -- the editor of an environmental magazine [from an e-mail message]

* "I am absolutely moved. What an amazing and incredible undertaking! Words fail me." -- a Hollywood set designer [from a letter]

* "I value it highly." -- a stock market analyst [from an e-mail message]

* "This book is very interesting." -- a talk show radio producer [direct conversation]

* "I have just finished reading The Bible According to Einstein and I wanted to tell you that I think that it's awesome." -- a secretary [from a letter]

* "Quite a formidable work" -- an editor of a Canadian magazine [from an e-mail message]

* "Fantastic book" -- a science teacher [communicated by telephone conversation]

* "I love the vast array of interesting details and straightforward way of telling the story of our world." -- probably a math professor [an e-mail message]

* "I started to read it and it's excellent." -- a newspaper writer [from an e-mail message]

* "It's quite intriguing." -- an editor of a scholarly journal [from a postcard]

* "I am still reading the book. It's great." -- a writer [from a note attached to other correspondence]

* "A fascinating idea" -- an editor of a Montana newspaper [telephone conversation]

* "I took a course in chemistry as an undergraduate. When I read the Book of Quantum Mechanics of The Bible According to Einstein, I understood quantum mechanics for the first time." -- a graduate student majoring in Russian [direct conversation]

* "It's an interesting book." -- a reader from Hong Kong [from an e-mail message]

* "Quite a book!" -- a radio producer in the Chicago area [from a telephone conversation]

* "Great book!" -- a newspaper writer from Florida [from an e-mail message]

* "I think the book is incredible. It really speaks to me! My 'bible'" -- a research biologist [from an e-mail message]

* "It's a wonderful book." -- a physics lab assistant [direct conversation]

* "Very interesting treatment of the subject, placing the sciences into the framework of the Bible." -- a reader [from a letter]

* "I like the book." -- a magazine editor [from an e-mail message]

* "I just started reading the Book of Buddha in The Bible According to Einstein. It is well written and I look forward to reading the rest." -- a tennis instructor [from a written note]

* "This book should be a big hit." -- a researcher at AT&T [direct conversation]

* "Quite interesting." -- a physics professor at the University of Arkansas [from an e-mail message]

* "I like the way it's presented." -- an unknown individual [from a telephone conversation]

* "I have been reading bits of The Bible According to Einstein and it looks tantalizing." -- a physics research professor [from an e-mail message]

* "Interesting" -- a writer of a California newspaper [from a post card]

* "It's strange, but after reading the book I feel so small." -- a women [direct telephone conversation]

* "It is fantastic." -- an editor of a Maine newspaper [from an e-mail message]

* "I totally love the book." -- a woman from California [message left on an answering machine]

* "It's a good book." -- an undergraduate university student [from a written note]

* "It has become my new favorite read -- don't go anywhere without it!" -- a biology professor [from an e-mail message]

* "It's truly unique. -- an astronomy professor [from a telephone conversation]

* "Quite enjoyable" -- a writer in Florida [from an e-mail message]

* "The idea of publishing a bible of the sciences is brilliant." -- a graduate student majoring in psychology [direct conversation]

* "I liked the book and its approach to a most intriguing marriage of subjects. The book should prove thought-provoking well into the third millennium." -- a reader [from a letter]

* "Very interesting" -- a newspaper editor from Ohio [from an e-mail message]

* "Love it!" -- an intern for National Public Radio [from a written note]

* "This book contains some real gems." -- an English editor [from an e-mail message]

* "I started reading The Bible According to Einstein and I really like it." -- a professor of neuroscience [direct conversation]

* "Quite an accomplished work" -- a book review editor [from an e-mail message]

* "It's a great book. Reading it is a stimulating experience. I also like the image on the cover; it could be a star but seems to me to be the birth of the Universe. -- a reader from Florida [telephone conversation]

* "Very interesting. Awesome. -- a professor of physical chemistry at an Iowa university [telephone conversation]

* "I like the book." -- a front list buyer of a wholesaler book company [telephone conversation]

* "Most intriguing" -- a radio producer [from an e-mail message]

* "Awesome, simply awesome" -- a grandmother [direct telephone conversation]

* "Really interesting" -- an Italian commerce worker [from an e-mail message]

* "Quite a book!" -- a radio producer in the Chicago area [telephone conversation]

* "It is a wonderful idea." -- a book editor [from a letter]

* "It's such a neat book. It is amazing the way complicated things are presented so simply using metaphors. I've been telling all my friends about it and I want to order three more. This book deserves to go on the shelf next to the Bible. There are so many great lines in the book; I've been sending quotes to all my friends. I'm in awe of this book. -- a Californian art designer [gist of a telephone conversation]

* "It is an important book." -- a chemist [from an e-mail message]

* "I love it." -- a Maine newspaper writer [from an e-mail message]

* "I usually sell my textbooks after the semester, but this book is the best. I'm never going to sell it. I'm going to keep it on my shelf forever. I'm going to show it to my kids, to my grandkids, to my friends   .  .   .  " -- a student [told to Jupiter Scientific from a teacher]

* "I like the biblical style." -- a physics Nobel laureate [from a letter]

* "An interesting book." -- an editor of a Buddhist magazine [from an e-mail message]

* "Incredible! Must reading for thinking people!" -- an editor of a California newspaper [from a postcard]

* "Great book!" -- a nature lover living in Alaska [from an e-mail message]

Comments by Students from a Teacher Survey Form

The Bible According to Einstein was used as supplementary reading for a freshman science course for non-scientists. The professor of the class was kind enough to provide us with some of the student's comments:

* "I think this book is one of the best science books I have ever read."

* "The book does a good job of clarifying topics and explaining difficult and abstract subjects such as quantum mechanics and Einstein's general theory of relativity."

* "I enjoy the language used."

* "It has good poems."

* "A very useful book for explaining natural events through science"

* "Extremely fund to read"

* "Very good"

* "The Bible According to Einstein is excellent. It explains all of the scientific jargon in laymen's terms. I am going to keep it as a reference book."

* "I like the book."

* "I enjoy reading it."

* "Very entertaining and very clear"

* "I will treasure it and refer to it often."

* "The book is very entertaining to read and makes physics interesting."

* "Good book"

* "I found the book to be very interesting because of the poetic way in which it was written."

* "This book is good."

* "The style that it is written in is very entertaining."

* "This is the best scientific text that I have ever read. I found it extremely interesting and useful."

* "An excellent guide to understanding science"

* "It is very good, contains a lot of information."

* "It is a good interesting book."

* "Very well done."

* "Some chapters are very interesting."

* "It is fun to compare it to the real Bible."

* "I like the straightforward style."

* "It's a very good book."

* "I like it because it's so different."

* "Very well written."

* "I like the format. It is very interesting."

* "Good book."

* "It's an excellent book and a great addition to my personal library."

* "One of the best books I've ever read."

* "It gave me a different way to view physics."

* "Very informative."

* "More books should be like it."

* "The best book for general physics."

* "Very intriguing."

* "It's content and style are very different from anything I've seen; It is useful."

* "This book I will keep forever in my personal library."

* "It is a great book."

* "The book is useful in that it unifies all of the sciences."

* "I enjoyed it greatly and it revealled a lot about science; it is a very good book."


Negative comments:



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