Return of the God Hypothesis by Stephen C. Meyer Compelling Scientific Evidence for the Existence of God

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A meticulously researched, lavishly illustrated, and thoroughly argued case against the new atheism.

Dr. Brian Keating Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego. Author, Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science’s Highest Honor.  

… a joy to read. You may not come away convinced, but you’ll be richer for the journey.

Dr. Brian Keating Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of Physics, University of California, San Diego. Author, Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science’s Highest Honor.  

Clear, compelling, and entertaining to read …

Russell W. Carlson Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Complex Carbohydrate Center, University of Georgia

Meyer skewers materialism …

Paul Ashby Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The claim that the God hypothesis is unscientific is laid bare as a red herring.

Paul Ashby Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

… exposes atheistic materialism as a modern superstition … God will be pleased.

George Gilder author of Life After Google, and Knowledge & Power

Intelligent scientists will benefit greatly from this newly coherent philosophy of their sciences.

George Gilder author of Life After Google, and Knowledge & Power

Steve Meyer’s masterpiece is now complete–a trilogy of cosmic intelligence…

 George Gilder author of Life After Google, and Knowledge & Power

… a profound, judicious book of great value.

Michael D. Aeschliman emeritus professor Boston University

With this book, Stephen Meyer earns a place in the pantheon of distinguished, non-reductive natural philosophers of the last 120 years…

Michael D. Aeschliman emeritus professor Boston University

Meyer confirms a truth that the ideologues find too frightening even to consider.

Dean Koontz New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author

No one else in my experience can explicate such complex material with the grace and clarity that seem so effortless to Stephen Meyer.

Dean Koontz New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author

… a truly superb analysis of the relevant evidence.

David J Galloway Former President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

“… beautiful and profound.”

Michael Egnor, Professor and vice-Chairman for Research; Department of Neurological Surgery; Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University

“Return of the God Hypothesis reads like a detective story…”

Michael Egnor, M.D.; Professor and vice-Chairman for Research; Department of Neurological Surgery; Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University

“Meyer’s book is a masterclass…” 

John C. Walton, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

“The book does irreparable damage to atheist rhetoric.” 

John C. Walton, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

“A comprehensive and lucid argument for theism as the best explanation for the scientific evidence.” 

Dr. Robert Kaita, former Principal Research Physicist, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.

“Stephen Meyer has a true gift for conveying complex concepts clearly.” 

Dr. Robert Kaita, former Principal Research Physicist, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.

“A must-read and a convincing argument.” 

Michael A. Flannery, author of Natureís Prophet: Alfred Russel Wallace and His Evolution from Natural Selection to Natural Theology. 

“The best, most lucid, comprehensive defense of the God hypothesis in print. No other publication comes close.” 

Michael Denton, former Senior Research Fellow, Biochemistry, University of Otago

“A unique tour de force.” 

Michael Denton, former Senior Research Fellow, Biochemistry, University of Otago

“An astonishing achievement.”

Peter Robinson, Murdoch Distinguished Policy Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University 

“More than 400 pages of straightforward, engrossing prose, close reasoning, intellectual history, and cosmology…” 

Peter Robinson, Murdoch Distinguished Policy Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University 

“A much-needed book.”

Stuart Burgess, Research Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge

“… a truly superb analysis of the relevant evidence.”

David J Galloway, Former President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

“Dr. Meyer does a superb job in accurately describing the physics and cosmology that show the universe had a beginning.”

Dr. Frank Tipler, Professor of Physics, Tulane University; Co-Author, The Anthropic-Cosmological Principle (Oxford University Press).

“…for those genuinely curious about the God hypothesis, this book provides the fairest, most comprehensive statement available.”

Dr. Steve Fuller, Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology, University of Warwick, author of Knowledge: The Philosophical Quest in History.

“Stephen Meyer is one of those generational thinkers whose courage, thought and influence are pervasive on the world-stage.”

Dr. JP Moreland, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Biola University; Author, Scientism and Secularism.

“…forged in a life of debate and dialogue with those with whom Meyer differs.”

Dr. JP Moreland, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Biola University; Author, Scientism and Secularism.

The arguments Meyer makes helped fueled my own personal transition from atheistic materialism to a rational belief in classical theism.”

Günter Bechly, Ph.D. in paleontology, Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen; Former Scientific Curator, State Museum of Natural History, Stuttgart, Germany; Senior scientist, Biologic Institute.

“…renders the “God hypothesis” more plausible, coherent, and respectable.”

Dr. Jeffrey J. Kripal, J. Newton Rayzor Professor of Philosophy and Religious Thought, Rice University, author of The Flip: Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of Knowledge.

“An illuminating investigation…”

Dr. Robert C. Koons, Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas, Austin; Author, Realism Regained (Oxford University Press).

“Meyer is following in the footsteps of Boyle, Kepler, and Newton.”

Guillermo Gonzalez, Ph.D. in Astronomy, The University of Washington, Co-author, Observational Astronomy (Cambridge University Press); The Privileged Planet. 

“…a perfect graduation gift for all those embarking on a lifetime of discovery.”

Rob Sheldon, Ph.D. in Space Plasma Physics, University of Maryland; former NASA analyst and instrument designer, Author, The Long Ascent 

“Meyer’s trilogy (Signature in the Cell, Darwin’s Doubt, and now Return of the God Hypothesis) is now the most powerful challenge to scientific materialism in print today.”

Dean Kenyon, Ph.D. in biophysics, Stanford University, Professor Emeritus of Biology, San Francisco State University; Co-Author Biochemical Predestination

“…impeccably researched…”

Michael Guillen, PhD in Physics and Astronomy, Cornell University, former ABC Science Correspondent; Author, Five Equations That Changed the World.

“Like Copernicus, Meyer compels us to rethink our entire understanding of the cosmos.”

Leonard Sax, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania; New York Times bestselling author. 

“A must-read for anyone interested in the Big Questions.”

Andrew T. Loke, PhD, King’s College London, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Hong Kong Baptist University, Author, God and Ultimate Origins

“…a compelling refutation of the superficial objections of the New Atheists.”

Andrew T. Loke, PhD, King’s College London, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Hong Kong Baptist University, Author, God and Ultimate Origins

“Stephen Meyer has written a masterpiece.”

Michael Newton Keas, Ph.D. in the History of Science, University of Oklahoma; author of Unbelievable:  7 Myths About the History and Future of Science and Religion.

“ [A] thinking-person’s tour of the universe.”

Douglas Axe, Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering Caltech; Maxwell Professor of Molecular Biology, Biola University, author of Undeniable: How Biology Conforms Our Intuition That Life Is Designed

“…the crowning opus in a masterful and transformative trilogy.”

Bruce L. Gordon, Ph.D. in Philosophy of Physics, Northwestern University; Professor, History and Philosophy of Science, Houston Baptist University

“…thoroughly and convincingly presented.”

Dr. Frik van Niekerk, Nuclear Engineer, Faculty of Engineering, Northwest University, South Africa

“…a great service to science and society.”

Dr. Frik van Niekerk, Nuclear Engineer, Faculty of Engineering, Northwest University, South Africa

“The Return of the God Hypothesis persuades by the quality of its arguments.”

Dr. Alfred Krabbe, Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science, Director German SOFIA Institute, University of Stuttgart.

“…a must read for anyone who desires to fairly assess this most fundamental question.”

Bijan Nemati, Ph.D. in High Energy Physics, University of Washington; Principal Research Scientist, University of Alabama, Huntsville.

“…a clear, cogent, and compelling case for theism based on the most current findings of cosmology, physics, and biology.”

New York Times best-selling author Lee Strobel

“…required reading for anyone grappling with the ultimate mysteries of the cosmos.” 

New York Times best-selling author Lee Strobel