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Updated: 2/21/2014

Index for Books Reviewed in
Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith           
March 2005 - December 200
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HARD SCIENCE, HARD CHOICES by Sandra J. Ackerman. New York/Washington, DC; Dana Press, 2006. 142 pages, index. Paperback; $12.95. ISBN:1932594027.

Adams, David and Ken Schurb, eds. The Anonymous God: The Church Confronts Civil Religion and American Society, 57:4, 341, D 2005. (John W. Burgeson)

Applebaum, Wilbur. The Scientific Revolution and the Foundations of Modern Science, 58:2, 155, J 2006. (James Hannam)

SPIRITUALITY AND AGING by Robert C. Atchley. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. xvi + 201 pages, index. Hardcover; $45.00. ISBN: 9780801891199.

CREATION, EVOLUTION AND MEANING by Robin Attfield. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2006. 234 pages, index. Paperback; $29.95. ISBN: 0754604748.

GOD FROM THE MACHINE: Artificial Intelligence Models of Religious Cognition by William Sims Bainbridge. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2006. 179 pages. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 0759107440.

THE DIALOGUE OF CIVILIZATIONS IN THE BIRTH OF MODERN SCIENCE by Arun Bala. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 230 pages. Hardcover; $69.95. ISBN: 1403974686. 

THY KINGDOM COME: How the Religious Right Distorts the Faith and Threatens America by Randall
Balmer. New York: Basic Books, 2006. 206 pages, endnotes, index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 0465005195.

Bander, Bruce. Love That Works: The Art and Science of Giving, 57:2, 163, J 2005. (Stan Hatkoff)

Barber, Nigel. Kindness in a Cruel World, 57:3, 262, S 2005. (Richard Ruble)

THE CRADLE OF HUMANITY: Prehistoric Art and Culture by Georges Bataille and Stuart Kendall, eds. Translated by Michelle Kendall and Stuart Kendall. New York: Zone Books, 2005. 210 pages. Hardcover; $28.95. ISBN: 1890951552. Reviewed by David T. Barnard, Regina, SK Canada.

THE E-BOMB: How America's New Directed Energy Weapons Will Change the Way Future Wars Will Be Fought by Doug Beason. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2005. 256 pages, index. Hardcover; $26.00. ISBN: 0306814021. Reviewed by Kyle Hilton, South Hamilton, MA 01982.

EVANGELISTIC CALVINISM: Why the Doctrines of Grace Are Good News by John Benton. Carlisle, PA: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2006. 32 pages. Paperback; $2.00. ISBN: 0851519296. Reviewed by Richard Ruble, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

THE SPIRITUAL BRAIN: A Neuroscientist's Case for the Existence of the Soul by Mario Beauregard and Denyse O'Leary. New York: HarperCollins, 2007. 368 pages, index. Hardcover; $25.95. ISBN: 0060858834.   

THE EVOLUTION OF EVIL by Gaymon Bennett, Martinez J. Hewlett, Ted Peters, and Robert John Russell, eds. G–ttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008. 368 pages. Hardcover; $95.00. ISBN: 9783525569795.

SLAUGHTER OF THE DISSIDENTS: The Shocking Truth about Killing the Careers of Darwin Doubters by Jerry Bergman. Southworth, WA: Leafcutter Press, 2008. xvi + 477 pages. Paperback; $25.00. ISBN: 9780981873404.

CREATION SET FREE: The Spirit as Liberator of Nature by Sigurd Bergmann. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2005. 406 pages, index, bibliography. Paperback; $38.00. ISBN: 080282224X.

SPACES OF MOBILITY: The Planning, Ethics, Engineering, and Religion of Human Motion by Sigurd Bergmann, Thomas Hoff, and Tore Sager, eds. Oakville, CT: David Brown Book Company, 2008. 274 pages. Hardcover; $95.00. ISBN: 9781845533397.

Bernstein, Ellen. The Splendor of Creation: A Biblical Ecology, 57:4, 326, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP: Critical Perspectives"Past and Present by R. J. Berry, ed. New York: T & T Clark International, 2006. 338 pages, index. Paperback; $49.50. ISBN: 0567030180.

SCIENCE AND SOUL by Charles Birch. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008. 196 pages. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 9781599471266.

BEHIND THE SCENES AT GALILEO'S TRIAL: Including the First English Translation of Melchior Inchofer's Tractatus syllepticus by Richard J. Blackwell. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008. xiii + 245 pages, 3 appendices, notes, bibliography, index. Paperback; $28.00. ISBN: 9780268022105.

AMERICA'S ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT CARD: Are We Making the Grade? by Harvey Blatt. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2005. 272 pages, notes, index. Paperback; $27.95. ISBN: 0262025728.

Boa, Kenneth. Augustine to Freud: What Theologians Tell Us about Human Nature (And Why It Matters), 57:3, 262, S 2005. (Robert Rogland)

RELIGION AND ITS OTHERS: Secular and Sacral Concepts and Practices in Interaction by Heike Bock, J–rg Feuchter, and Michi Knecht, eds. Frankfurt: Campus Verlag, 2008. 247 pages. Paperback; $45.00. ISBN: 9783593386638.

Christopher J. Bosso,  Environment, Inc.: From Grassroots to Beltway, S 241 2006

Bouma-Prediger, Steven. For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation Care, 57:2, 149, J 2005. (H. Newton Malony)

MONKEY TRIALS AND GORILLA SERMONS: Evolution and Christianity from Darwin to Intelligent Design by Peter J. Bowler. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. 256 pages, bibliography and index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 9780674026155.

A SHARED MORALITY: A Narrative Defense of Natural Law Ethics by Craig A. Boyd. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2007. 272 pages. Paperback; $26.99. ISBN: 9781587431623.

Joseph A. Bracken, Christianity and Process Thought: Spirituality for a Changing World, 245 S 2006

INTELLIGENT THOUGHT: Science vs. The Intelligent Design Movement by John Brockman, ed. New York: Vintage Books, 2006. 231 pages, appendix. Paperback; $14.00. ISBN: 0307277224.

MY EINSTEIN: Essays by Twenty-Four of the World's Leading Thinkers on the Man, His Work, and His Legacy by John Brockman, ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 2006. 259 pages. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 0375423451.

IN THE BEGINNING: Bibles Before the Year 1000 by Michelle Brown, ed. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006. 360 pages. Hardcover; $45.00. ISBN: 9781588342409.

Browning, Don S. and Terry D. Cooper. Religious Thought and the Modern Psychologies (2d ed.), 57:2, 164, J 2005. (H. Newton Malony)

CHRISTIAN ETHICS AND THE MORAL PSYCHOLOGIES by Don S. Browning. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2006. 254 pages, index. Paperback; $30.00. ISBN: 0802831710.

Bryson, Bill. A Short History of Nearly Everything, 57:3, 253, S 2005. (Richard Ruble)

Mark Buchanan, The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring the Sabbath, 247 S 2006

WHY THIS NEW RACE: Ethnic Reasoning in Early Christianity by Denise Kimber Buell . New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. 257 pages, bibliography, indices. Hardcover; $47.50. ISBN: 0231133340. 

UNDERSTANDING GENESIS: Contemporary Adventist Perspectives by Brian Bull, Fritz Guy, and Ervin Taylor, eds. Riverside, CA: Adventist Today Foundation, 2006. 195 pages; index. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 097861411


Bunn, Isabella, ed. 444 Surprising Quotes about the Bible, 57:4, 339, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

Burge, Ted. Science and the Bible: Evidence-based Christian Belief, 58:1, 75, M 2006. (John W. Burgeson)

IMITATING JESUS: An Inclusive Approach to New Testament Ethics by Richard A. Burridge. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007. 490 pages. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 9780802844583. 

Nigel Brush, The Limitations of Scientific Truth, 244 S 2006

Byl, John. God and Cosmos: A Christian View of Time, Space and the Universe, 57:2, 151, J 2005. (Stan Hatkoff)

MYSTERIES OF THE MIDDLE AGES: The Rise of Feminism, Science, and the Arts from the Cults of Catholic Europe by Thomas Cahill. New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2006. 343 pages, index. Hardcover; $32.50. ISBN: 0385495552.

Callahan, David. The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead, 57:4, 326, D 2005. (John W. Burgeson)

INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE AND THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD by John L. Campbell. New York: Vantage Press, 2008. 189 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 9780533158355.

BEAUTY IN SCIENCE AND SPIRIT by Paul H. Carr. Center Ossipee, NH: Beech River Books, 2006. 194 pages. 37 illustrations including 16 color plates, index. Foreword by Philip Hefner. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 0977651479.

SPIRITUAL DIMENSIONS OF NURSING PRACTICE by Verna Benner Carson and Harold G. Koenig, eds. 2d ed. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008. 403 pages, notes, index. Paperback; $34.95. ISBN: 9781599471457.

RECONSTRUCTING A CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY OF NATURE: Down to Earth by Anna Case-Winters. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007. 183 pages. Hardcover; $99.95. ISBN: 9780754654766. 

RETRIEVING THE NATURAL LAW: A Return to Moral First Things by J. Daryl Charles. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008. 346 pages. Paperback; $34.00. ISBN: 9780802825940.

FAILED STATES: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy by Noam Chomsky. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2006. 263 pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $24.00. ISBN: 0805079122.

 JESUS AND ARCHAEOLOGY by James H. Charlesworth, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2006. 740 pages. Paperback; $50.00. ISBN: 080284880X.

FURNACE OF CREATION, CRADLE OF DESTRUCTION: A Journey to the Birthplace of Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis by Roy Chester. New York: Amacom Books, 2008. xi + 242 pages. Paperback; $24.96. ISBN: 9780814409206.

WELL AND THE SHALLOWS by G. K. Chesterton. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2006. 203 pages. Paperback; $12.70. ISBN: 1586171267.

Chidester, David. Authentic Fakes: Religion and American Popular Culture, 58:1, 85, M 2006. (Karl J. Franklin)

Clayton, Philip and Jeffrey Schloss, eds. Evolution and Ethics: Human Morality in Biological & Religious Perspective, 57:4, 327, D 2005. (James C. Peterson)

Clayton, Philip and Arthur Peacocke, eds. In Whom We Live and Have Our Being: Panentheistic Reflections on God's Presence in a Scientific World, 57:2, 154, J 2005. (H. Newton Malony)

THE RE-EMERGENCE OF EMERGENCE: The Emergentist Hypothesis from Science to Religion by Philip Clayton and Paul Davies, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 330 pages, index. Hardcover; $99.00. ISBN: 0199287147.

ALL THAT IS: A Naturalistic Faith for the Twenty-First Century by Arthur Peacocke, edited by Philip Clayton. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2007. 219 + xvi pages. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN: 9780800662271.

Cleary, William. Prayers to an Evolutionary God, 58:1, 82, M 2006. (Martin LaBar)

THE GOD EFFECT: Quantum Entanglement, Science's Strangest Phenomenon by Brian  Clegg. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2006. 245 pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 0312343418.


FAITH AND FORCE: A Christian Debate about War by David Clough and Brian Stiltner. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2007. 304 pages, bibliography and index. Paperback; $26.95. ISBN: 9781589011656.

Clouser, Roy A. The Myth of Religious Neutrality: An Essay on the Hidden Role of Religious Belief in Theories (Revised Edition), 58:1, 80, M 2006. (Donald N. Petcher)

Coats, Callum. Living Energies, 57:1, 66, M 2005. (Dennis L. Feucht)

BACK TO DARWIN: A Richer Account of Evolution by John B. Cobb Jr., ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2008. 434 pages. Paperback; $36.00. ISBN: 9780802848376.

TAKING FAITH SERIOUSLY by Mary Jo Bane,  Brent Coffin, and Richard Higgins, eds. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. 382 pages, endnotes, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 0674017102. 

EQUATIONS FROM GOD: Pure Mathematics and Victorian Faith by Daniel J. Cohen. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. 242 pages, notes, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $50.00. ISBN: 0801885531. 

Coleman, Simon and Leslie Carlin, eds. The Cultures of Creationism: Anti-Evolutionism in English-Speaking Countries, 57:2, 162, J 2005. (John W. Haas, Jr.)

EDEN'S GARDEN: Rethinking Sin and Evil in an Era of Scientific Promise by Richard J. Coleman. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007. 301 pages. Paperback; $26.95. ISBN: 074255239X.

RANDOM DESIGNER: Created from Chaos to Connect with the Creator by Richard G. Colling. Bourbonnais, IL: Browning Press, 2004. 208 pages. Hardcover; $18.95. ISBN: 0975390406. 

Colson, Charles W. and Nigel M. de S. Cameron, eds. Human Dignity in the Biotech Century, 57:2, 150, J 2005. (H. Newton Malony)

GOD'S MECHANICS: How Scientists and Engineers Make Sense of Religion by Brother Guy Consolmogno. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2007. 233 pages. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 0787994669. 

Copan, Paul and William Lane Craig. Creation out of Nothing: A Biblical, Philosophical, and Scientific Exploration, 58:1, 79, M 2006. (Mark Koonz)

PANENTHEISM: The Other God of the Philosophers" From Plato to the Present by John W. Cooper. Grand Rapids MI: Baker Academic, 2006. 368 pages, name index, subject index. Hardcover; $34.99. ISBN: 9780801027246.

Paul Copan,  How Do You Know You're Not Wrong? Responding to Objections That Leave Christians Speechless, 241S 2006

WHEN GOD GOES TO STARBUCKS: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics by Paul Copan. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008. 221 pages. Paperback; $14.99. ISBN: 9780801067433

THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE DEBATE, ANTIQUITY TO 1915: A Source Book by Michael J.Crowe , ed. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008. xxi + 554 pages, appendix, selected bibliography, index. Paperback; $39.00. ISBN: 9780268023683.

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OUR DAY TO END POVERTY: 24 Ways You Can Make a Difference by Shannon Daley-Harris and Jeffrey Keenan. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2007. 216 pages, index. Paperback; $14.95. ISBN: 9781576754467. 

Davies, Douglas J. A Brief History of Death, 57:3, 260, S 2005. (Richard Ruble)

Davies, Paul. The Cosmic Blueprint, 57:2, 156, J 2005. (John W. Burgeson)

COSMIC JACKPOT: Why Our Universe Is Just Right for Life by Paul Davies. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. 295 pages, index. Paperback; $26.00. ISBN: 0618592261.

IGNORING THE APOCALYPSE: Why Planning to Prevent Environmental Catastrophe Goes Astray by David Howard Davis. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 228 pages, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $49.95. ISBN: 0275996638. 

Dawkins, Richard. The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution, 58:1, 78, M 2006. (John W. Burgeson)

WONDER AND WISDOM: Conversations in Science, Spirituality, and Theology by Celia Deane-Drummond. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2006. 165 pages, notes, bibliography, index. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 1599470918.

THE INTELLIGIBILITY OF NATURE: How Science Makes Sense of the World by Peter Dear. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. 242 pages, bibliographical essay, notes. index. Hardcover; $27.50. ISBN: 0226139484.

SCIENCE AND EMPIRE IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD by James Delbourgo and Nicholas Dew, eds. New York: Routledge, 2008. xiv + 365 pages. Paperback; $31.95. ISBN: 0415961270.

Dembski, William A. The Design Revolution: Answering the Toughest Questions about Intelligent Design, 57:1, 67, M 2005. (Bryan Ezard)

Dembski, William A., ed. Uncommon Dissent: Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing, 57:1, 69, M 2005. (Glenn Morton)

DARWIN'S NEMESIS: Phillip Johnson and the Intelligent Design Movement by William Dembski, ed. Downers Grove, IN: InterVarsity Press, 2006. 357 pages. Paperback; $25.00. ISBN: 0830828362.

Richard A . Deyo and Donald L. Patrick, Hope or Hype: The Obsession with Medical Advances and the High Cost of False Promises, 242 S 2006

A CHAOS OF DELIGHT: Science, Religion and Myth and the Shaping of Western Thought by Geoffrey P. Dobson. London: Equinox, 2005. 478 pages. Paperback; $27.95. ISBN: 1845530195. Reviewed by Karl J. Franklin, Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 7500 W. Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, TX 75236.

ORIGINAL SELFISHNESS: Original Sin and Evil in the Light of Evolution by Daryl P. Domning and Monika K. Hellwig. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. 213 pages. Hardcover; $89.95. ISBN: 0754653153.

GALILEO'S CHILDREN: Tales of Science Vs. Superstition by Gardner Dozois, ed. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2005. 350 pages. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 1591023157. 

THE HIV AND AIDS BIBLE: Selected Essays by Musa Wenkosi Dube. Scranton, PA: University of Scranton Press, 2008. Paperback; $20.00. 208 pages. ISBN: 1589661141.

THE MAGIC NEVER ENDS: The Life and Work of C. S. Lewis by John Ryan Duncan. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Books, 2006. 194 pages. Paperback; $14.99. ISBN: 0806652802.Reviewed by Richard Ruble, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

Avery Cardinal Dulles, A History of Apologetics, 249 S 2006

SCIENCE AND NONBELIEF by Taner Edis. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. xxii + 287 pages, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $65.00. ISBN: 9780313330780. 

Egan, Hope. Holy Cow: Does God Care What We Eat? 57:3, 252, S 2005. (Richard Ruble)

Ecker, Richard E. The Image of God and the Biology of Adam: A New Look at the Theology and Natural History of Our Beginnings, 57:2, 147, J 2005. (Ken Mickleson)

THE JESUS LEGEND: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition by Paul Rhodes Eddy and Gregory A. Boyd. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2007. 479 pages, scripture index, general index. Paperback; $24.99. ISBN 9780801031144. 

AN ILLUSION OF HARMONY: Science and Religion in Islam by Taner Edis. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007. 251 pages, index. Hardcover; $28.00. ISBN: 9781591024491.

THE MARKETPLACE OF CHRISTIANITY by Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., Robert F. HÈbert, and Robert D. Tollison. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2006. 328 pages, index. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 026205082X.

THE GOD WHO MAKES THINGS HAPPEN by Samuel A. Elder. Lincoln, NE:  Universe, Inc., 2007. x + 134 pages. Paperback; $14.95. ISBN: 9780595422364.

A TANGLED WEB: Medicine and Theology in Dialogue by R. John Elford and D. Gareth Jones, eds. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2008. 279 pages, general index, name index. Paperback; $72.95. ISBN: 9783039115419.

Ellens, J. Harold and Wayne G. Rollins, eds. Psychology and the Bible: A New Way to Read the Scriptures, 57:2, 163, J 2005. (Richard Ruble)

RADICAL GRACE: How Belief in a Benevolent God Benefits Our Health by J. Harold Ellens. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 209 pages, appendices. Hardcover; $49.95. ISBN: 9780313348167

IN THE NAME OF HEAVEN: 3000 Years of Religious Persecution by Mary Jane Engh. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2006. 235 pages, index. Hardcover, $25.00. ISBN: 159102454

INSPIRATION AND INCARNATION: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament by Peter Enns. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2005. 197 pages, glossary, index of scripture and other ancient writings, index of subjects. Paperback; $17.99 ISBN: 0801027306.
Reviewed by John W. Haas, Jr., Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Gordon College, Wenham, MA 01984.

DAILY LIFE OF CHRISTIANS IN ANCIENT ROME by James W. Ermatinger. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. Hardcover; $49.95. ISBN: 0313335648.

FABRICATING JESUS: How Modern Scholars Distort the Gospels by Craig Evans. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006. 290 pages. Paperback; $19.00. ISBN: 0830833188.

DON'T SLEEP, THERE ARE SNAKES: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle by Daniel L. Everett. New York: Pantheon Books, 2008. xviii + 283 pages, plus eight pages of colored plates. Hardcover; $26.95. ISBN: 9780375425028.

 RELICS OF EDEN: The Powerful Evidence of Evolution in Human DNA by Daniel Fairbanks. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007. 281 pages. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 9781591025648. 

Falk, Darrel R. Coming to Peace with Science: Bridging the Worlds between Faith and Biology, 57:4, 329, D 2005. (Louise M. Freeman)

Falk, Darrel R. Coming to Peace with Science, 57:3, 250, S 2005. (Joseph H. Lechner)

Fitch, David E. The Great Giveaway, 58:2, 160, J 2006. (Richard Ruble)

THERE IS A GOD: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind by Antony Flew (with Roy Abraham Varghese). New York: HarperOne, 2007. 222 pages. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 0061335290. 

GOD IN THE MACHINE: What Robots Teach Us About Humanity and God by Anne Foerst. New York: Plume/ Penguin, 2005. 212 pages. Hardcover; $15.00. ISBN: 0452286956. Reviewed by David T. Barnard, Regina, SK Canada.

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, Barbara and Paul R. Gross. Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design, 57:2, 157, J 2005. (Allan H. Harvey)

ON THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST: Exploring the Issues Raised by the Controversial Movie by Paula Fredriksen, ed. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2006. 284 pages. Paperback, $19.95. ISBN: 0520248538. Reviewed by Donna Bowman, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Honors College, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR 72035.

Freeman, Charles. The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason, 57:3, 258, S 2005. (Ken Mickleson)

Robert C . FullerWonder: From Emotion to Spirituality. 251 S 2006

SCIENCE VS. RELIGION? Intelligent Design and the Problem of Evolution by Steve Fuller. Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2007. 177 pages. Paperback; $22.95. ISBN: 0745641225

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INTRODUCTION TO NEW AND ALTERNATIVE RELIGIONS IN AMERICA (five volumes) by Eugene V. Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft, eds. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. 1504 pages, notes, selected bibliography, indices. Hardcover; $399.95. ISBN: 0275987124.

THE COSMIC MYSTIQUE by Henry A. Garon. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2006. 235 pages, index. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9781570756320.

WHERE WE STAND: A Surprising Look at the Real State of Our Planet by Seymour Gartee. New York: AMACOM American Management Association, 2008. xiv + 290 pages, index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 9780814409107.

Geisler, Norman L. and Frank Turek. I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist, 57:2, 159, J 2005. (Imad Libbus)

CREATION AND THE COURTS: Eighty Years of Conflict in the Classroom and the Courtroom by Norman Geisler. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2007. 385 pages, bibliography, index. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN: 1581348363.

ORACLES OF SCIENCE: Celebrity Scientists Versus God and Religion by Karl Giberson and Mariano Artigas. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007, 273 pages, index. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 0195310721.

SAVING DARWIN: How to Be a Christian and Believe in Evolution by Karl W. Giberson. New York: HarperOne, 2008. 256 pages, index. Paperback; $24.95.  ISBN: 9780061228780. 

Gibson, Shimon. The Cave of John the Baptist: The Stunning Archaeological Discovery That Has Redefined Christian History, 57:2, 147, J 2005. (David Condron)

STUMBLING ON HAPPINESS by Daniel Gilbert. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. 280 pages. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 1400042666.

GOD'S UNIVERSE by Owen Gingerich. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006. 121 pages plus notes, acknowledgments, and index. Hardcover; $16.95. ISBN: 9780674023703.

H. G. BRONN, ERNST HAECKEL, AND THE ORIGINS OF GERMAN DARWINISM: A Study in Translation and Transformation by Sander Gliboff. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2008. xii + 259 pages, notes, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 9780262072939.

NATURALISM by Stewart Goetz and Charles Taliaferro. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008. viii +132 pages, bibliography, index. Paperback; $16.00. ISBN: 9780802807687.

Good, Ron. Science and Religious Habits of Mind: Irreconcilable Tensions in the Curriculum, 58:2, 161, J 2006. (Karl J. Franklin)

AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore. New York: Rodale, 2006. 321 pages. Paperback; $21.95. ISBN: 1594865671.

BEYOND THE FIRMAMENT: Understanding Science and the Theology of Creation by Gordon J. Gover. Chesapeake, VA: Watertree Press, 2007. 228 pages. Paperback; $16.00. ISBN: 9780978718619.

SCIENCE AND RELIGION: 400 B.C. to A.D. 1550 from Aristotle to Copernicus by Edward Grant. Baltimore, MD : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. 307 pages. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN: 0801884012.

PLATO'S GHOST: The Modernist Transformation of Mathematics by Jeremy Gray. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. 515 pages, glossary, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $45.00. ISBN: 9780691136103

SCIENCE FOR SALE: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism by Daniel S. Greenbergy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. 285 pages, appendix, index. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 0226306259.

Greenspan, Stanley I. and Stuart G. Shanker. The First Idea, 57:1, 70, M 2005. (Glenn Morton)

Greenawalt, Kent. Does God Belong in Public Schools? 58:2, 161, J 2006. (Dennis Cheek)

Griffin, David Ray. Two Great Truths: A New Synthesis of Scientific Naturalism and Christian Faith, 58:2, 152, J 2006. (John Burgeson)

Guillen, Michael. Can a Smart Person Believe in God? 57:3, 259, S 2005. (Richard Ruble)

HAVE A NICE DOOMSDAY: Why Millions of Americans Are Looking Forward to the End of the World by Nicholas Guyatt. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2007. 288 pages. Paperback; $13.95. ISBN: 9780061152245. 

ORIGINS: A Reformed Look at Creation, Design, and Evolution by Deborah B. Haarsma and Loren D. Haarsma. Grand Rapids, MI: Faith Alive, 2007. 255 pages. Paperback; $13.25. ISBN: 978159252276. 

Haas, Peter J., et al. Human Rights and the World's Major Religions, 58:1, 83, M 2006. (Richard Ruble)

Haidt, Jonathan. The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom, 58:1, 84, M 2006. (Richard Ruble)

THE GOD THEORY: Universes, Zero-Point Fields, and What's Behind It All by Bernard Haisch. San Francisco, CA: Weiser Books, 2006. 157 pages. Hardcover; $21.95. ISBN: 1578633745. 

Hamma, Robert M. Earth's Echo: Sacred Encounters with Nature, 57:1, 67, M 2005. (Richard Ruble)

10 QUESTIONS SCIENCE CAN'T ANSWER (YET) by Michael Hanlon. New York: Macmillan, 2007. 186 pages, index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 9780230517585.


Harper, Jr., Charles L., ed. Spiritual Information: 100 Perspectives on Science and Religion, 57:4, 329, D 2005. (Dennis Cheek)

ORIGINS: A Reformed Look at Creation, Design, and Evolution by Deborah B. Haarsma and Loren D. Haarsma. Grand Rapids, MI: Faith Alive, 2007. 255 pages. Paperback; $13.25. ISBN: 978159252276. 

CONCEIVING PARENTHOOD: American Protestantism and the Spirit of Reproduction by Amy Laura Hall l. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008. 460 pages. Hardcover; $32.00. ISBN: 9780802839367.

THE RECEPTION OF JACQUES ELLUL'S CRITIQUE OF TECHNOLOGY: An Annotated Bibliography of Writings on His Life and Thought by Joyce Main Hanks. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2007. 546 pages, indices. Hardcover; $139.95. ISBN: 9780773453739. 

THE END OF FAITH by Sam Harris. New York: W. W. Norton, 2005. 350 pages. Paperback; $13.95. ISBN: 0393327655.

LETTER TO A CHRISTIAN NATION by Sam Harris. New York: W. W. Norton, 2006. 100 pages. Hardcover; $16.95. ISBN: 0307265773.

Hart, David Bentley. The Beauty of the Infinite: The Aesthetics of Christian Truth, 57:4, 338, D 2005. (Adam Drozdek)

CHRISTIAN AND HUMANIST FOUNDATIONS FOR STATISTICAL INFERENCE: Religious Control of Statistical Paradigms by Andrew M. Hartley. Eugene, OR: Resource Publications (Wipf and Stock Publishers), 2008. xii + 126 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9781556355493.

CAN THESE BONES LIVE? A Catholic Baptist Engagement with Ecclesiology, Hermeneutics, and Social Theory by Barry Harvey. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2008. 303 pages, index. Paperback; $24.99. ISBN: 9781587430817.

GOD AFTER DARWIN: A Theology of Evolution, 2d ed. by John F. Haught. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2008. 219 pages. Paperback; $30.00. ISBN: 9780813343709.

GOD AND THE NEW ATHEISM: A Critical Response to Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens by John F. Haught. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2007. 156 pages. Paperback; $16.95. ISBN: 9780664233044.

SOMETHING THERE: The Biology of the Human Spirit by David Hay. Philadelphia, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2007. 336 pages, index. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 1599471140.

HERE, EYEBALL THIS! by David Heddle. Saga Books, 2005. 205 pages. Paperback; $15.95. ISBN: 189493637X.

THE AGE OF EVERYTHING: How Science Explores the Past by Matthew Hedman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. 249 pages; index, glossary of terms. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 9780226322926. 

CREATIVE TENSION: Essays on Religion and Science by Michael Heller. Philadelphia, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2003. 171 pages, index, appendix. Paperback; $22.95. ISBN: 1932031340.

Hellyer, Marcus. Catholic Physics: Jesuit Natural Philosophy in Early Modern Germany, 57:3, 254, S 2005. (Robert Rogland)

TRANSFORMING WORLDVIEWS: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change by Paul G. Hiebert t. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008. 368 pages. Paperback; $24.99. ISBN: 9780801027055.

THE NEW FRONTIER OF RELIGION AND SCIENCE: Religious Experience, Neuroscience and the Transcendent by John Hick. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 228 pages. Paperback; $31.95. ISBN: 0230507719.

Hill, Jonathan. What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us? How It Shaped the Modern World, 57:4, 340, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

Hodgson, Peter E. Theology and Modern Physics, 58:2, 156, J 2006. (Dennis W. Cheek)

Holder, Rodney. God, the Multiverse, and Everything, 57:4, 335, D 2005. (Fraser F. Fleming)

Holton, Gerald. Victory and Vexation in Science: Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, and Others, 58:1, 76, M 2006. (Alan J. DeWeerd)

Horgan, John. Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border between Science and Spirituality, 57:1, 67, M 2005. (Richard Ruble)

THE NIGHT IS FAR SPENT by Thomas Howard. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 2007. 355 pages. Paperback; $16.95. ISBN: 1586171321.

SCIENCE'S BLIND SPOT: The Unseen Religion of Scientific Naturalism by Cornelius G. Hunter. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2007. Paperback; $14.99.  ISBN: 9781587431708. 

THE COUNTER-CREATIONISM HANDBOOK by Mark Isaak. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005. 368 pages, index, bibliography. Hardcover; $65.00. ISBN: 031333305X.

SCIENCE AND ISLAM by Muzaffar Iqbal. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. 209 pages plus annotated bibliography and index. Hardcover; $65.00. ISBN: 9780313335761.

 

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JackelÈn, Antje. Time & Eternity: The Question of Time in Church, Science, and Theology, 58:2, 158, J 2006. (Karl J. Franklin)

Jeeves, Malcolm, ed. From Cells to Souls"and Beyond: Changing Portraits of Human Nature , 58:1, 83, M 2006. (V. Elving Anderson)

THEOLOGIES OF GRACE: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology by Williama  Jenkins. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 363 pages, index. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 9780195328516.

THE SCOPES "MONKEY TRIAL" by Anne Janette Johnson. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 2007. 245 pages, index, Hardcover; $44.00. ISBN: 0780809556.

Jones, Lindsay, ed. Encyclopedia of Religion, 57:4, 341, D 2005. (Dennis Cheek)

Jones, D. Gareth. Designers of the Future: Who Should Make the Decisions? 58:2, 149, J 2006. (Ken Mickleson)

IS BELIEF IN GOD GOOD, BAD OR IRRELEVANT? by Preston Jones, ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006. 158 pages. Paperback; $13.00. ISBN: 0830833773.

EX-GAYS? A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation by Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007. 420 pages. Paperback; $24.00. ISBN: 978083082846X. 

MISQUOTING TRUTH:
A Guide to the Fallacies of Bart Ehrman's Misquoting Jesus by Timothy Paul Jones. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2007. 176 pages, indexes. Paperback; $13.00. ISBN: 9780830834471.

Josephson, Allan M. and John R. Peteet, eds. Handbook of Spirituality and Worldview in Clinical Practice, 58:2, 162, J 2006. (Richard Ruble)

TOWARD A THEOLOGY OF SCIENTIFIC ENDEAVOUR: The Descent of Science by Christopher B. Kaiser. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2007. 260 pages, bibliography, indexes. Paperback; $29.95. ISBN: 9780754641605. 

REINVENTING THE SACRED: A New View of Science, Reason, and Religion by Stuart Kauffman. New York: Basic Books, 2008. 320 pages. Hardcover; $27.00. ISBN: 9780465003006. 

THE REASON FOR GOD: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy  Keller. New York: Dutton, 2008. 242 pages, endnotes, index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 9780525950493. 

LIVING WITH DARWIN: Evolution, Design, and the Future of Faith by Philip Kitcher. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 192 pages. Hardcover; $20.00. ISBN: 0195314441.

THE PASSIONATE INTELLECT: Incarnational Humanism and the Future of University Education by Norman Klassen and Jens Zimmerman. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 2006. 208 pages, index. Paperback; $13.25. ISBN: 0801027349.

MEDICINE, RELIGION, AND HEALTH: Where Science and Spirituality Meet by Harold G. Koenig, MD. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008. 234 pages, appendix, notes, index. Paperback; $17.95. IBSN: 9781599471419.

LIVING THE GOOD LIFE ON GOD'S GOOD EARTH by David S. Koetje, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2006. 85 pages. Hardcover; $9.50. ISBN: 1592552927

Koenig, Harold G. Faith and Mental Health: Religious Resources for Healing, 58:2, 154, J 2006. (Joseph H. Lechner)

THE ATHEIST'S BIBLE: An Illustrious Collection of Irreverent Thoughts by Joan Konner, ed. Los Angeles: HarperCollins Publishers, 2007. 195 pages. Hardcover; $16.95. ISBN: 9780061349157

Knight, David M. and Matthew D. Eddy, eds. Science and Belief: From Natural Philosophy to Natural Science: 1700-1900, 58:2, 155, J 2006. (Dennis Cheek)

THE GOD OF NATURE: Incarnation and Contemporary Science by Christopher C. Knight. Theology and the Sciences series. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007. xii + 164 pages. Paperback; $17.00. ISBN: 0800662210. 

THE BEGINNING OF ALL THINGS: Science and Religion by Hans K¸ng. Translated by John Bowden. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007. 234 pages, footnotes, index. Hardcover; $22.00. ISBN: 9780802807632. 

UNEXPECTED GRACE: Stories of Faith, Science, and Altruism by Bill Kramer. Philadelphia, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2007. 243 pages, notes. Paperback; $22.95. ISBN: 9781599471129. 

TAKING BACK THE GOOD BOOK: How America Forgot the Bible and Why It Matters to You by Woodrow Kroll. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2007. 218 pages, appendices. Hardcover; $19.99. ISBN: 1581348266.

Kurtz, Paul, ed. Science and Religion: Are They Compatible? 57:2, 150, J 2005. (Oskar Gruenwald)

NOT IN HIS IMAGE: Gnostic Vision, Sacred Ecology, and the Future of Belief by John Lamb Lash. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2006. xix + 441 pages, index. Paperback; $21.95. ISBN: 193149892X.

GOD INTERRUPTED: Heresy and the European Imagination between the World Wars by Benjamin Lazier. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. 254 pages. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 9780691136707.

SCIENCE AND THE AKASHIC FIELD: An Integral Theory of Everything by Ervin Laszlo. Updated 2d ed. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 2007. 194 pages. Paperback; $14.95. ISBN: 1594771812.

QUANTUM SHIFT IN THE GLOBAL BRAIN: How the New Scientific Reality Can Change Us and Our World by Ervin Laszlo. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 2008. 184 pages. Paperback; $14.95. ISBN: 9781594772337.

AMERICAN RELIGIOUS DEMOCRACY: Coming to Terms with the End of Secular Politics by Bruce Ledewitz. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007. 242 pages. Hardcover; $49.95. ISBN: 0275994600.

Daniel Lee and Robert O'Gorman, eds., Social Work and Divinity, 251 S 2006

FOSSILS AND FAITH: Finding Our Way through the Creation Controversy (4 lessons) by Thea Nyhoff Leunk. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2005. Leader's Guide, 67 pages. ISBN: 1592551998. Paperback; $12.95. Student newspaper for each session; $4.95. Useful for high school students grades 11 and 12 or young adults/adults in either a day school or church school setting.

DISCOVER CREATION AND SCIENCE (Walk With Me Grades 6-8, Year 3, Unit 5, 4 lessons). Grand Rapids MI: Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2006. Leader's Guide, 44 pages. ISBN: 1529551637. Paperback; $5.95. Student materials for each session; $3.15. A study for grades 6-8 or youth groups on creation and science.

Steven D . Levitt and Stephen J . Dubner,  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, 250 S 2006

PAUL MEETS MUHAMMAD: A Christian-Muslim Debate on the Resurrection by Michael R. Licona. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2006. 175 pages. Paperback; $13.99. ISBN: 0801066026.

Lightman, Alan. A Sense of the Mysterious: Science and the Human Spirit, 57:3, 251, S 2005. (Moorad Alexanian)

UNCERTAINTY: Einstein, Heisenberg, Bohr, and the Struggle for the Soul of Science by David Lindley. New York: Doubleday, 2007. 260 pages, index. Paperback; $26.00. ISBN: 0385515065.

Lindsey, David Michael. The Beast in Sheep's Clothing: Exposing the Lies of Godless Human Science, 58:1, 75, M 2006. (John W. Burgeson)

RENEWAL IN THE WILDERNESS by John Lionberger. Woodstock, VT: SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2007. 158 pages, references, suggested readings. Paperback; $16.99. ISBN: 9781594732195.

SCIENCE, SOUL, AND THE SPIRIT OF NATURE: Leading Thinkers on the Restoration of Man and Creation by Irene van Lippe-Biesterfeld. Rochester, VT: Bear & Company, 2005. 303 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 1591430550.

ADAM'S ANCESTORS: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins by David N. Livingstone. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. 301 pages. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 9780801888137.

CONSCIOUSNESS, SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS, AND THE SCIENCE OF BEING HUMAN by Simeon Locke. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008. 172 pages. Hardcover; $34.95. ISBN: 9780313350061.

RELIGION AND THE NEW ECOLOGY: Environmental Responsibility in a World in Flux by David M. Lodge and Christopher Hamlin, eds. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. xiv + 325 pages, index. Paperback; $40.00. ISBN: 9780268034043.

EVOLUTION AND RELIGIOUS CREATION MYTHS: How Scientists Respond by Paul F. Lurquin and Linda Stone. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 240 pages, index. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 9780195315387. 

Losch, Richard R. The Uttermost Part of the Earth: A Guide to Places in the Bible, 57:4, 338, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

Lubenow, Marvin L. Bones of Contention: A Creationist Assessment of Human Fossils, 57:4, 325, D 2005. (Robert Rogland)

Ludemann, Gerd. The Resurrection of Christ: A Historical Inquiry, 57:2, 161, J 2005. (Richard Ruble)

 

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FREUD'S WIZARD: Ernest Jones and the Transformation of Psychoanalysis by Brenda Maddox. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2007. 331 pages, index. Paperback; $26.00. ISBN13: 9780306815553.

ENDING POVERTY: A 20/20 Vision by Nancy Maeker and Peter Rogness. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 2006. 112 pages. Paperback; $10.99. ISBN: 0806680032.

Bruce J. Malina and John J. Pilch, Social-Science Commentary on the Letters of Paul, 248 S 2006

THE SPIRITUAL TECHNOLOGY OF ANCIENT EGYPT: Sacred Science and the Mystery of Consciousness by Edward F. Malkowski. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 2007. 426 pages, notes, index. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 9781594771866. 

Mallary, Michael. Our Improbable Universe: A Physicist Considers How We Got Here, 58:1, 82, M 2006. (Richard Ruble)

MIND, LIFE, AND UNIVERSE: Conversations with Great Scientists of Our Time by Lynn Margulis and Eduardo Punset, eds. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2007. 352 pages, indices. Paperback; $21.95. ISBN: 978193392431. 

REWIRED: Exploring Religious Conversion by Paul N. Markham. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2007. xii + 244 pages. Paperback; $28.00. ISBN: 9781556352942.

CHRISTIANITY AND THE SECULAR by Robert A. Markus. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. 112 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 0268034907.

Martin-Schramm, James B. and Robert L. Stivers. Christian Environmental Ethics: A Case Method Approach, 57:1, 65, M 2005. (Richard Ruble)

NEW EVIDENCE FOR TWO HUMAN ORIGINS: Discoveries That Reconcile the Bible and Science by Gary T. Mayer. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2007. 482 pages. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN: 9781425973223.

McDougall, Dorothy C. The Cosmos as the Primary Sacrament: The Horizon for an Ecological Sacramental Theology, 57:2, 147, J 2005. (David Condron)

McGrath, Alister. Dawkins' God: Genes, Memes, and the Meaning of Life, 57:2, 152, J 2005. (Richard Ruble)

McGrath, Alister. Creation, 57:4, 337, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

McGrath, Alister E. The Science of God: An Introduction to Scientific Theology, 57:3, 257, S 2005. (Fraser F. Fleming)

THE DAWKINS DELUSION? Atheist Fundamentalism and the Denial of Divine by Alister E. McGrath and Joanna Collicutt McGrath. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2007. 118 pages. Hardcover; $16.00. ISBN: 9780380834464. 

DOUBTING: Growing through the Uncertainties of Faith by Alister McGrath. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006, 156 pages. Paperback; $13.00. ISBN: 0830833528.

ORDER OF THINGS: Explorations in Scientific Theology by Alister E. McGrath. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. 255 + xxix pages, bibliography, index. Paperback; $37.95. ISBN: 1405125551.

DARK AGES: The Case for a Science of Human Behavior by Lee McIntyre. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006. 121 pages, index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 0262134691.

JACOB'S MIRROR: A Reconciliation of Science and Religion by Bill McKee. Philadelphia: Xlibris Corporation, 2006. 48 pages. Hardcover; $20.00. ISBN: 142723276. Paperback; $10.00. ISBN: 142723268.

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, Ernan, ed. The Church and Galileo, 58:1, 77, M 2006. (Robert Rogland)

THE RELIGIOUS FOUNDATIONS OF FRANCIS BACON'S THOUGHT by Stephen A. McKnight. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2006. 193 pages, index. Hardcover; $37.50. ISBN: 086216099. Reviewed by Dennis W. Cheek, Vice President of Education, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110.

WHERE GOD AND SCIENCE MEET: How Brain and Evolutionary Studies Alter Our Understanding of Religion by Patrick McNamara, ed. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006. Three volumes, 862 pages, indices. Hardcover; $275 set. ISBN: 0275987884.

McNeil, Brenda Salter and Rick Richardson. The Heart of Racial Justice: How Soul Change Leads to Social Change, 58:2, 162, J 2006. (Richard Ruble)

VICTORIAN RELIGION: Faith and Life in Britain by Julie Melnyk. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008. 232 pages. Hardcover; $49.95. ISBN: 9780275991241. ADAM'S ANCESTORS: Race, Religion, and the Politics of Human Origins by David N. Livingstone. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. 301 pages. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 9780801888137.

Menuge, Angus J. L., ed. Reading God's World: The Scientific Vocation, 58:2, 151, J 2006. (Mark A. Strand)

THE NEW FLATLANDERS: A Seeker's Guide to the Theory of Everything by Eric Middleton. Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press, 2007. 164 pages, including glossary, endnotes, and index. Paperback; $16.95. ISBN: 9781599471235.

PERSPECTIVES ON AN EVOLVING CREATION by Keith B. Miller, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2003. 526 pages. Paperback; $36.00. ISBN: 0802805124.

Miller, Roman J., Beryl H. Brubaker, and James C. Peterson, eds. Viewing New Creations with Anabaptist Eyes: Ethics of Biotechnology, 58:2, 149, J 2006. (Dennis W. Cheek)

Mirkin, Marsha. The Women Who Danced by the Sea: Finding Ourselves in the Stories of Our Biblical Foremothers, 57:4, 338, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND THE HUMAN GOOD by C.Ben Mitchell, Edward D. Pellegrino, Jean Bethke Elshtain, John F. Kilner, and Scott B. Rae. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2007. 210 pages. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 9781589011380.

HEAT: How to Stop the Planet from Burning by George Monbiot. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2007. xx + 278 pages, index. Hardcover; $22.00. ISBN: 9780896087798. 

DO YOU BELIEVE? Conversations on God and Religion by Antonio Monda. Translated by Ann Goldstein. New York: Vintage Books, 2007. 178 pages. Paperback; $12.95. ISBN: 9780307280589. 

CULTURE MATTERS: A Call for Consensus on Christian Cultural Engagement by T. M. Moore. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2007. 172 pages, notes, study questions. Paperback; $16.99. ISBN: 1587431874. 

THE REPUBLICAN WAR ON SCIENCE by Chris Mooney. New York: Basic Books, 2006. 342 pages, index. Paperback; $14.95. ISBN: 0465046762.

MORE THAN DARWIN: An Encyclopedia of the People and Places of the Evolution-Creationism Controversy by Randy Moore and Mark D. Decker. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008. xxiv + 415 pages, appendix, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $85.00. ISBN: 9780313341557.

SCIENCE AND GRACE: God's Reign in the Natural Sciences by Tim Morris and Don Petcher. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2006. 352 pages. Paperback; $17.99. ISBN: 1581345496.

Muncaster, Ralph O. Dismantling Evolution: Building the Case for Intelligent Design, 57:2, 153, J 2005. (O. C. Karkalits)

A SCIENTIFIC SEARCH FOR RELIGIOUS TRUTH by Phil Mundt. Austin, TX: Bridgeway Books, 2007. 486 pages, index, bibliography. Hardcover; $21.95. ISBN: 1933538619. 

LIBERAL PROTESTANTISM AND SCIENCE by Leslie A. Muray. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008. 184 pages. Hardcover; $65.00. ISBN: 9780313337017. 

DID MY NEURONS MAKE ME DO IT? Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will by Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 236 pages. Hardcover; $77.95. ISBN: 9780199215393. 

EVOLUTION AND EMERGENCE: Systems, Organisms, Persons by Nancey Murphy and William R. Stoeger, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 360 pages. Hardcover; $110.00. ISBN: 9780199204717. 

HOPE FOR A HEATED PLANET: How Americans Are Fighting Global Warming and Building a Better Future by Robert K. Musil. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2009. 224 pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 9780813544113.

SCIENCE, EVOLUTION, AND CREATIONISM by the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2008. 88 pages, bibliography, index. Paperback; $11.60. ISBN: 9780309105866. 

THE ARCHIMEDES CODEX: How a Medieval Prayer Book Is Revealing the True Genius of Antiquity's Greatest Scientist by Reviel Netz and William Noel. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press, 2007. 313 pages. Hardcover; $27.50. ISBN: 030681580X. 

THE REFORMATION: How a Monk and a Mallet Changed the World by Stephen J. Nichols. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books, 2007. 160 pages. Paperback; $12.99. ISBN: 1581348293.

Nichols, Terrence. The Sacred Cosmos: Christian Faith and the Challenge of Naturalism, 57:2, 151, J 2005. (Fraser F. Fleming)

DANCING AT THE DEAD SEA: Tracking the World's Environmental Hot Spots by Alanna Mitchell. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2004. 239 pages, index. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 0226532003.

THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF NAT SELLECK AND EVA LOU SHINN IN SCI FI LAND: A Spoof on Evolution and Natural Selection by A. Nonimous. Claremont, CA: Paige Press, 2007. 85 pages. Paperback; $14.95. ISBN: 1930053525.

Trevor Norton, Underwater to Get out of the Rain, 243 S 2006

Nuland, Sherwin B. Maimonides, 58:1, 77, M 2006. (Robert Rogland)

THEISM AND ULTIMATE EXPLANATION: The Necessary Shape of Contingency by Timothy  O'Connor. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2008. 177 pages. Hardcover; $74.95. ISBN: 1405169691.

O'Leary, Denyse. By Design or by Chance? 57:3, 255, S 2005. (George L. Murphy)

O'Leary, Denyse. By Design or by Chance? 57:4, 336, D 2005. (Robert Rogland)

Olsen, Lawrence. Two Revelations: A High View of Science and Scripture, 57:4, 328, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

SCIENCE AND SCIENTISM IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE by Richard G. Olson. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois, 2008. 368 pages. Paperback; $27.00. ISBN: 9780252074332.

SCIENCE AND RELIGION, 1450-1900 by Richard Olson. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. 292 pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 0801884004.

Amy Orr-Ewing Is the Bible Intolerant? Sexist? Oppressive? Homophobic? Outdated? Irrelevant? 247 S 2006

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Alan G. Padgett and Patrick R. Keifert, eds.,  But Is it All True? The Bible and the Question of Truth, 248 S 2006

THE HISTORICITY OF NATURE: Essays on Science and Theology by Wolfhart Pannenberg; ed. Niels Henrik Gregersen. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008. xxiv + 242 pages. Paperback; $29.95. ISBN: 9781599471259.

Park, David. The Grand Contraption: The World as Myth, Number, and Chance, 57:4, 332, D 2005. (Dennis Cheek)

Peacocke, Arthur. Evolution: The Disguised Friend of Faith? Selected Essays, 57:4, 334, D 2005. (Ken Mickleson)

THE MUSIC OF CREATION: Theology and the Sciences by Arthur Peacocke and Ann Pederson. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress Press, 2006. 106 pages. Paperback; $20.00 ISBN: 0800637569. Reviewed by Richard Ruble, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

THE AGE OF REASON by Meic Pearse. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2006. 457 pages, including index. Hardcover; $29.99. ISBN: 0801012783.

THE TWO BOOKS: Historical Notes on Some Interactions between Natural Science and Theology by Olaf Pedersen (ed. George V. Coyne, S.J. and Tadeusz Sierotowicz). Vatican City: Vatican Observatory Foundation (distributed by University of Notre Dame Press), 2007. xix + 424 pages. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN: 9788820979010.

Percy, Martyn. Engaging with Contemporary Culture: Christianity, Theology and the Concrete Church, 58:1, 81, M 2006. (Dennis Cheek)

ANTICIPATING OMEGA: Science, Faith and Our Ultimate Future by Ted Peters. G–ttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2006. 221 pages. Hardcover; $61.30. ISBN: 9783525569788. 

Peters, Ted and Martinez Hewlett. Evolution from Creation to New Creation: Conflict, Conversation, and Convergence, 57:3, 256, S 2005. (George L. Murphy) 

SACRED CELLS? Why Christians Should Support Stem Cell Research by Ted Peters, Karen Lebacqz, and Gaymon Bennett. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2008. 272 pages. Hardcover; $34.95. ISBN: 9780742562882.

THE STEM CELL DEBATE by Ted Peters. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007. 122 pages, notes. Paperback; $7.00. ISBN: 9780800662295. 

AMERICAN THEOCRACY: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century by Kevin Phillips. New York: Penguin Group, 2006. 394 pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $26.95. ISBN: 067003486X.

Phillips, D. Z. The Problem of Evil and the Problem of God, 57:4, 337, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

Harry Lee Poe and Stanley Mattson, eds., What God Knows: Time and the Question of Divine Knowledge, 246 S 2006

Pojman, Louis P., ed. The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature, 57:3, 249, S 2005. (Richard Ruble)

OUT OF POVERTY: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail by Paul Polak. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2008. 232 pages, index. Hardcover; $27.95. ISBN: 9781576754498.

Polkinghorne, John C. Science and Providence: God's Interaction with the World, 58:2, 150, J 2006. (Fraser F. Fleming)

QUARKS, CHAOS AND CHRISTIANITY by John Polkinghorne. New York: The Crossroads Publishing Company, 2005. 122 pages. Paperback; $14.95. ISBN: 0824524063.

ONE WORLD: The Interaction of Science and Theology by John C. Polkinghorne. Philadelphia, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2007. 116 pages, notes, glossary, index. Paperback; $14.95. ISBN: 9781599471112.

QUANTUM PHYSICS AND THEOLOGY: An Unexpected Kinship by John Polkinghorne. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. 128 pages, index. Hardcover; $26.00. ISBN: 9780300121155. 

THE PROTESTANT EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA by Amanda  Porterfield. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. 296 pages, photos, illustrations, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $55.00. ISBN: 0313328013. eBook; $60.50. ISBN: 0313086214.

Post, S. G. Human Nature and the Freedom of Public Religious Expression, 57:3, 260, S 2005. (Todd K. Pedlar)

Price, Robert M. and Jeffery Jay Lowder, eds. The Empty Tomb: Jesus Beyond the Grave, 57:4, 339, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

THE REASON DRIVEN LIFE by Robert M. Price. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2006. 364 pages. Hardcover; $24.00. ISBN: 1591024765.

THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith by Robert J. Priest and Alvaro L. Nieves, eds. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2006. 356 pages, index. Paperback; $35.00. ISBN: 0195310578.

Primavesi, Anne. Gaia's Gift: Earth, Ourselves, and God After Copernicus, 57:2, 148, J 2005. (Charles B. Koons)

THE HAPPINESS TRIP: A Scientific Journey by Eduardo Punset. White Rivers Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2007. 160 pages. Paperback; $12.95. ISBN: 1933392448.

Radin, Dean. The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena, 58:2, 163, J 2006. (Leland P. Gamson)

Rana, Fazale and Hugh Ross. Who Is Adam? 57:4, 325, D 2005. (Henry F. Schaefer III)

THE CELL'S DESIGN: How Chemistry Reveals the Creator's Artistry by Fazale Rana. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008. 336 pages. Paperback; $16.99. ISBN: 9780801068270.

THEOLOGY THAT MATTERS: Ecology, Economy, and God by Darby Kathleen Ray, ed. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2006. 245 pages, notes, index. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN: 0800637941.

Reagan, Michael, ed. Reflections on the Nature of God, 57:2, 153, J 2005. (Richard Ruble)

Reagan, Michael, ed. Inside the Mind of God: Images and Words of Inner Space, 57:3, 255, S 2005. (Richard Ruble)

SCIENCE AND ASIAN SPIRITUAL TRADITIONS by Geoffrey Redmond. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. 234 pages. Hardcover; $65.00. ISBN: 9780313334627

DEFENDING ANIMAL RIGHTS by Tom Regan. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2007. 180 pages, index. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9780252074155

FRANCIS CRICK: The Discoverer of the Genetic Code by Matt Ridley. New York: Atlas Books, HarperCollins, 2006. 213 pages, no index. Hardcover; $19.95. ISBN: 006082333X.

PERSON, GRACE, AND GOD by Philip A. Rolnick. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007. 280 pages, index. Paperback; $28.00. ISBN: 9780802840431.   

SCIENCE & RELIGION: A Critical Survey by Holmes Rolston III. Philadelphia, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2006. xlv + 357 pages. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 1599470993.

CREATION AS SCIENCE by Hugh Ross. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress Publishing Group, 2006. 288 pages. Hardcover; $21.99. ISBN: 1576835782.

MORE THAN A THEORY: Revealing a Testable Model for Creation by Hugh Ross . Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2009. 304 pages. Hardcover; $17.99. ISBN: 9780801013270.

MORE THAN A THEORY: Revealing a Testable Model for Creation by Hugh Ross . Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2009. 304 pages. Hardcover; $17.99. ISBN: 9780801013270.

Rossing, Barbara R. The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation, 57:4, 340, D 2005. (Richard Ruble)

SCIENCE DISCOVERS GOD: Seven Convincing Lines of Evidence for His Existence by Ariel A. Roth. Hagerstown, MD: Autumn House Publishing, 2008. 251 pages. Hardcover; $19.99. ISBN: 9780812704488.

EMINENT LIVES IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY SCIENCE AND RELIGION by Nicolaas A. Rupke, ed. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2007. 255 pages, index. Paperback; $49.95. ISBN:
3631568033.

Ruse, Michael. The Evolution-Creation Struggle, 57:4, 336, D 2005. (John W. Burgeson)

CHARLES DARWIN (Blackwell Great Minds Series) by Michael Ruse. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2008. xii + 337 pages. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 9781405149136.

Russell, Robert John, ed. Fifty Years in Science and Religion: Ian G. Barbour and His Legacy, 57:4, 327, D 2005. (Robert Rogland)

 

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A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE: Putting Christian Truth Claims to the Worldview Test by K. R. Samples. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2007. 312 pages, index. Paperback; $17.99. ISBN: 0801068223. 

DOUBTING DARWIN? Creationist Designs on Evolution by Sahotra Sarkar. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007. xvii + 214 pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 1405154918.

MAPPING PARADISE: A History of Heaven on Earth by Alessandro Scafi. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. 400 pages. Hardcover; $55.00. ISBN: 0226735591. Reviewed by Richard Ruble, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

WORLDS OF THEIR OWN: Insights into PseudoScience from Creationism to the End Times by Robert Schadewald. Excelsior, MN: SangFroid Press, 2006. 240 pages plus references, appendices, and bibliography. Hardcover; $21.95. ISBN: 0917939158.

Schaefer, Henry F. Science and Christianity: Conflict or Coherence? 57:1, 65, M 2005. (Glenn Morton)


INTO THE COOL: Energy Flow, Thermodynamics and Life by Eric Schneider and Dorion Sagan. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2006. 362 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 0226739376.


ESCAPE FROM REASON: A Penetrating Analysis of Trends in Modern Thought by Francis A.
Schaeffer. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2006. 123 pages. Paperback; $8.00. ISBN: 0830834052.

EXPOSED: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What's at Stake for American Power by Mark Schapiro. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2007. 224 pages. Hardcover; $22.95. ISBN: 978193392158. 

EVOLUTION: A Scientific American Reader edited by Scientific American. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2006. 355 pages. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN 0226742695.

Scott, Eugenie C. Evolution vs Creationism: An Introduction, 57:4, 334, D 2005. (John W. Burgeson)

Scott, Eugenie C. Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction, 58:1, 79, M 2006. (Dennis Cheek)

CHRISTIANS, THE CARE OF CREATION, AND GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE by Lindy Scott, ed. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2008. 144 pages, index. Paperback; $17.00. ISBN: 9781556358449.

EXPLORATIONS IN NEUROSCIENCE, PSYCHOLOGY, AND RELIGION by Kevin S. Seybold. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007. 163 pages, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $89.95. ISBN: 0754655636. 

IN GOD WE TRUST: Understanding the Culture War in a Scientific Age by Victor Shane. Summerland, CA: Para-Anchors International, 2008. 212 pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 9781878832054.  

THE EVOLUTION OF RATIONALITY: Interdisciplinary Essays in Honor of J. Wentzel Van Huyssteen by F. LeRon Shults, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2006. 426 pages. Hardcover; $50.00. ISBN: 0802827896.

CHRISTOLOGY AND SCIENCE by F. LeRon Shults. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2008. 171 pages, references, index. Paperback; $30.00. ISBN: 9780802862488.

Silverman, Kenneth. Lightning Man: The Accursed Life of Samuel F. B. Morse, 57:3, 253, S 2005. (John W. Burgeson)

FAITH AND HEALTH: Religion, Science, and Public Policy by Paul D. Simmons. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2008. 293 pages, index. Paperback; $30.00. ISBN: 9780881460858. 

SMITHSONIAN TITLES by Seymour Simon. New York: HarperCollins, 2006. 12 volumes. Hardcover; $6.99 each. Reviewed by Richard Ruble, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

Sire, James W. The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 57:2, 159, J 2005. (J. W. Haas, Jr.)

Sire, James W. Naming the Elephant: Worldview as a Concept, 57:3, 259, S 2005. (O. C. Karkalits)

A LITTLE PRIMER ON HUMBLE APOLOGETICS by James W. Sire. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006. 112 pages. Paperback; $12.00. ISBN: 083083382X.

SERVE GOD, SAVE THE PLANET: A Christian Call to Action by J. Matthew Sleeth. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2006. 216 pages. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 1933392010.

THE TOP 10 MYTHS ABOUT EVOLUTION by Cameron M. Smith and Charles Sullivan. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007. 200 pages, index. Paperback; $14.00. ISBN: 159102479X.

Siroj Sorajjakool, When Sickness Heals: The Place of Religious Belief in Healthcare, 243 S 2006

A BIBLICAL CASE FOR AN OLD EARTH by David Snoke. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2006. 195 pages plus appendix, references, and index. Paperback; $14.99. ISBN: 0801066190.

THE GROANING OF CREATION: God, Evolution, and the Problem of Evil by Christopher Southgate. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2008. 196 pages, index. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 9780664230906.

GOD, HUMANITY, AND THE COSMOS: A Companion to the Science-Religion Debate by Christopher Southgate, et al. 2d ed.; New York: T & T Clark International, 2005. 443 pages, index. Paperback; $49.95. ISBN 0567030164. Reviewed by Donald Nield, Associate Professor of Engineering Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

TECHNOLOGY AND SPIRITUALITY: How the Information Revolution Affects Our Spiritual Lives by Stephen K. Spyker. Woodstock, VT: SkyLight Paths, 2007. 158 pages. Hardcover; $19.95. ISBN: 9781594732188 

MAKING THE BEST OF IT: Following Christ in the Real World by John G. Stackhouse, Jr. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 370 pages, index. Hardcover; $27.95. ISBN: 9780195173581.

HOLLOW EARTH: The Long and Curious History of Imagining Strange Lands, Fantastic Creatures, Advanced Civilizations, and Marvelous Machines beneath the Earth's Surface by David Standish. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2006. 289 pages, bibliography. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 0306813734. Reviewed by John W. Burgeson, Rico Community Church, Rico, CO 81332.

THE BIG TREE AT GEORGE AND CHARLOTTE'S HOUSE by Tomm Stanley. Golden, CO: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2007. 30 pages. Paperback; $11.95. ISBN: 9780473116118.

Stannard, Russell. Science and the Renewal of Belief, 57:3, 251, S 2005. (Mark A. Strand)

GOD FOR THE 21ST CENTURY by Russell Stannard, ed. Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press, 2000. 194 pages. Paperback; $12.95. ISBN: 1890151394.

Stark, Rodney. The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success, 58:2, 156, J 2006. (Dennis W. Cheek)

Stenmark, Mikael How to Relate Science and Religion: A Multidimensiona l Model, 57:4, 330, D 2005. (J. David Holland)

""". How to Relate Science and Religion: A Multidimensiona l Model, 57:4, 330, D 2005. (Steven Owens)

CAN GOD INTERVENE? How Religion Explains Natural Disasters by Gary Stern. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007. x + 229 pages. Paperback; $39.95. ISBN: 0275989585.

Brad Stetson and Joseph G. Conti, The Truth about Tolerance: Pluralism, Diversity and the Culture Wars, 250 S 2006

THE FUTURE OF ATHEISM: Alister McGrath and Daniel Dennett in Dialogue by Robert B. Stewart, ed. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2008. 212 pages, index. Paperback; $19.00. ISBN: 9780800663148.

GOD, THE FAILED HYPOTHESIS: How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist by Victor J. Strnger. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2007. 287 pages. Hardcover; $28.00. ISBN13: 9781591024811.

Strobel, Lee. The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God, 57:3, 249, S 2005. (J. David Holland)

WHAT ABOUT SCIENCE AND RELIGION? A Study of Faith and Reason (Faith questions) by Paul Stroble. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2007. 112 pages. Paperback; $9.50. ISBN: 0687641624.

THE COSMIC LANDSCAPE: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design by Leonard Susskind. New York: Little Brown, 2006. 1380 pages, glossary, index. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 0316155799.

THEISTIC EVOLUTION: Did God Create through Evolution? by Mark W. Swarbrick. West Conshohocken, PA: Infinity Publishing, 2006. 254 pages. Paperback; $15.95. ISBN: 0741424142.

BEYOND PARADISE: Technology and the Kingdom of God by Jack Clayton Swearengen. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2007. 312 pages, bibliography, index. Paperback; $40.00. ISBN: 1597528420.

RELIGION AND THE CHALLENGES OF SCIENCE by William Sweet and Richard Feist, eds. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2007. 235 pages. Hardcover; $99.95. ISBN: 9780754657156. 

Swenson, Kristin M. Living Through Pain: Psalms and the Search for Wholeness, 58:1, 81, M 2006. (Richard Ruble)

THEOLOGY, DISABILITY AND THE NEW GENETICS: Why Science Needs the Church by John Swinton and Brian Brock, eds. New York: T&T Clark/Continuum Books, 2007. 251 pages, index. Paperback; $41.95. ISBN: 9780567045584.

Taylor, Bron R., ed. The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature, 58:1, 75, M 2006. (Richard Ruble)

HEALTH AND HUMAN FLOURISHING: Religion, Medicine, and Moral Anthropology by Carol R. Taylor and Roberto Dell'oro, eds. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2006. 284 pages. Paperback; $29.95. ISBN: 1589010795.

Templeton, Jr., John M. Thrift and Generosity: The Joy of Giving, 57:1, 71, M 2005. (Richard Ruble)

COSMIC IMPRESSIONS by Walter Thirring. Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press, 2007. 163 pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 9781599471150

GOD IN THE CLASSROOM: Religion and America's Public Schools by R. Murray Thomas. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2007. 285 pages, index. Hardcover; $49.95. ISBN: 0275991415.

RELIGION IN SCHOOLS: Controversies around the World by R. Murray Thomas. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006. 234 page, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $49.95. ISBN: 0275990613.

Thompson, James Allen. Physics of Genesis, 57:1, 68, M 2005. (Joan Nienhuis)

Thuan, Trinh Xuan. Chaos and Harmony: Perspectives on Scientific Revolutions of the Twentieth Century, 58:2, 157, J 2006. (Fraser F. Fleming)

SCIENCE TALK: Changing Notions of Science in American Culture by Daniel Patrick Thurs. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007. 237 pages, index. Hardcover; $44.95. ISBN: 9780813540733

THE PHYSICS OF CHRISTIANITY by Frank J. Tipler. New York: Doubleday, 2007. 336 pages, index. Hardcover; $27.50. ISBN: 0385514247.

ALL THINGS IN THE BIBLE: An Encyclopedia of the Biblical World by Nancy M. Tischler. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. 2 volumes. Hardcover; $149.95. ISBN: 0313330824. Reviewed by Richard Ruble, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

Towne, Margaret Gray. Honest to Genesis: A Biblical and Scientific Challenge to Creationism, 57:2, 155, J 2005. (KNP Mickleson)

Towne, Margaret Gray. Honest to Genesis: A Biblical and Scientific Challenge to Creationism, 57:2, 155, J 2005. (Terry Bartholomew)

Tucker, Ruth A. God Talk: Cautions for Those Who Hear God's Voice, 58:2, 159, J 2006. (Richard Ruble)

THE FUNDING OF SCIENTIFIC RACISM: Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer Fund by William H. Tucker. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2007. 304 pages, index. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9780252074639.

ALIEN WORLDS: Social and Religious Dimensions of Extraterrestrial Contact by Diana G. Tumminia, ed. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2007. 305 pages, appendixes, references, index. Paperback; $34.95. ISBN: 9780815608585.

THE MATHEMATICS OF THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH by Glen Van Brummelen. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. 352 pages. Hardcover; $39.50. IBSN: 9780691129730.

A UNIVERSITY FOR THE PEOPLE: A History of the Institute for Christian Studies by Robert E. Vander Vennen. Sioux Center, IA: Dordt College Press, 2008. 273 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9780932914750.

PARADIGM SHIFTS IN CHRISTIAN WITNESS: Insights from Anthropology, Communication, and Spiritual Power by Charles E. Van Engen, J. Dudley Woodberry, Darrell Whiteman, eds. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2008. 208 pages. Paperback; $25.00. ISBN: 9781570757716.

ALONE IN THE WORLD? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology by J. Wentzel van Huyssteen. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2006. 365 pages, bibliography and index, 15 color plates. Hardcover; $40.00. ISBN: 0802832466.

van Inwagen, Peter, ed. Christian Faith and the Problem of Evil, 57:2, 158, J 2005. (Richard Ruble)

GETTING THE GOSPEL RIGHT: Assessing the Reformation and New Perspectives on Paul by Cornelis P. Venema. Carlisle, PA: The Banner of Truth Trust, 2006. 100 pages. Paperback; $6.00. ISBN: 085151927X.

SCIENCE, RELIGION AND THE MEANING OF LIFE by Mark Vernon. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 193 pages, index. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 023001341

Vining, Joseph. The Song Sparrow and the Child: Claims of Science and Humanity, 57:2, 164, J 2005. (David M. Condron)

IN SEARCH OF THE GENESIS WORLD by Erich A. Von Fange. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2006. 362 pages. Paperback; $19.99. ISBN: 9780758611000.

 

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Wallace, Stan W., ed. Does God Exist? The Craig-Flew Debate, 57:2, 157, J 2005. (Paul Copan)

MISSION IN THE 21ST CENTURY: Exploring the Five Marks of Global Mission by Andrew Walls and Cathy Ross, eds. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2008. 219 pages. Paperback; $25.00. ISBN: 9781570757730.

THE BIG QUESTIONS IN SCIENCE AND RELIGION by Keith Ward. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008. 272 pages, references, index. Paperback; $16.95. ISBN: 9781599471358.

FROM HUMAN TO POSTHUMAN by Brent Waters. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006. 166 pages. Paperback; $29.95. ISBN: 0754639150. Reviewed by Adam Drozdek, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.

THE PERSON OF THE MILLENNIUM by Manfred Weidhorn. New York: iUniverse, 2005. 161 pages. Paperback; $15.95. ISBN: 0595368778.

Weightman, Gavin. Signor Marconi's Magic Box, 57:2, 153, J 2005. (John W. Burgeson)

THE LIGHT: How Stress Poisons the Central Nervous System and Causes ADHD, Parkinson's Disease, Schizophrenia, Autoimmune Response and More by Ruth Whalen. www.lulu.com: Lulu Enterprises, 2007. 196 pages. Paperback. ISBN: 9781430329916. 

HOW SHOULD WE TALK ABOUT RELIGION? Perspectives, Contexts, Particularities by James Boyd White, ed. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. 328 pages. Paperback; $40.00. ISBN: 0268044074.

White, James R. Scripture Alone: Exploring the Bible's Accuracy, Authority, and Authenticity, 57:2, 160, J 2005. (J. W. Haas, Jr.)

Whorton, Mark S. Peril in Paradise: Theology, Science, and the Age of the Earth, 58:2, 157, J 2006. (Steven Schimmrich)

PERIL IN PARADISE: Theology, Science, and the Age of the Earth by Mark S. Whorton. Waynesboro, GA: Authentic Media, 2005. 233 pages. Paperback; $16.99. ISBN: 1932805230.

A MEANINGFUL WORLD: How the Arts and Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature by Benjamin Wicker and Jonathan Witt. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006. 257 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 0830827994.

Wilcox, David L. God and Evolution: A Faith-based Understanding, 57:3, 257, S 2005. (Michael A. Vincent)

Wilson, Edward O. On Human Nature, 57:4, 333, D 2005. (J. David Holland)

EVOLUTION FOR EVERYONE: How Darwin's Theory Can Change the Way We Think about Our Lives by David Sloan Wilson. New York: Delta Trade Paperbacks, 2008. 390 pages, index. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 9780383340922. 

GENETICS 101 by Michael Windelspecht. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. 195 pages, index. Hardcover; $49.95. ISBN: 9780313333811.

Woerlee, Gerald. Mortal Minds: A Biology of the Soul and the Dying Experience, 58:2, 159, J 2006. (Louise M. Freeman)

Albert M. Wolters, Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview, 244 S 2006

Wolterstorff; Nicholas, ed. Educating for Shalom: Essays on Christian Higher Education, 57:2, 161, J 2005. (H. Newton Malony)

DARWIN STRIKES BACK: Defending the Science of Intelligent Design by Thomas Woodward. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2006. 223 pages, index. Paperback; $14.99. ISBN: 0801065631.

Wright, Ronald. A Short History of Progress, 57:4, 332, D 2005. (John W. Burgeson)

BEYOND RACIAL GRIDLOCK: Embracing Mutual Responsibility by George Yancey. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2006. 197 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 0830833765. 

THEOLOGY AND DOWN SYNDROME: Reimagining Disability in Late Modernity by Amos Yong. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2007. 450 pages, scripture, author, subject indices. Paperback; $39.95. ISBN: 9781602580060.

EVOLUTION AND CREATIONISM: A Documentary and Reference Guide by Christian C. Young and Mark A. Largent, eds. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. 298 pages, resource list, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $85.00. ISBN: 9780313339530.

JOHN CALVIN AND THE NATURAL WORLD by Davis A. Young. Lantham, MD: University Press of America, 2007. 250 pages. Paperback; $35.00. ISBN: 0761837132.


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