Davis, W(illiam) (1960 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly

W. Sumner Davis was born in Waterville, ME. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maine, a masters in social psychology from Springfield College, a Master of Divinity from Bangor Theological Seminary and a Th.D. (Doctor of Theology) from Freedom Seminary in Washington, D.C. He is an educator, counselor and author. He is dyslexic and is a strong proponent of alternative education programs. Greatly influenced by Carl Sagan, he is an outspoken critic of the use of nuclear arms. He teaches undergraduate Astronomy at The H. J. Fowler Observatory for the University of Maine and is an Instructor of Medical Ethics at New England College's graduate program. He lives in New Hampshire.

Selected Bibliography

  • Losing Faith : A Quest For Truth And The Origins Of Life (2001)
  • Heretics : The Bloody History Of The Christian Church (2002)
  • Just Smoke And Mirrors : Religion, Fear And Superstition In Our Modern World (2003)