The Universe Within


Neil Shubin is responsible for one of the greatest fish stories in paleontology. He and his colleague Ted Daeschler wanted to find a fossil representing an evolutionary transition between fish and amphibians. They predicted the fossil might be found in rocks of a certain time and a certain place (or ancient environmental setting). That place was on Ellesmere Island in Nunavut, Canada in late Devonian period rocks where the team recovered the new species Tiktaalik roseae, fitting the bill as a genuine “missing link.” The news was hot enough to deserve commentary by a Christianity Today editor.

That editor was me.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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