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Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith           
March 2010 - December 20
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GARDENING EDEN: How Creation Care Will Change Your Faith, Your Life, and Our World by Michael Abbaté.  Colorado Springs, CO: WaterBrook Press, 2009. 272 pages. Paperback; $13.99. ISBN: 9780307444998.

HUMANITY’S END: Why We Should Reject Radical Enhancement by Nicholas Agar. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2010. 215 pages. Hardcover; $32.00. ISBN: 9780262014625. 

WITHOUT NATURE? A New Condition for Theology by David Albertson and Cabell King, eds. New York: Fordham University Press, 2009. 469 pages, index. Paperback; $39.00. ISBN: 9780823230709.

CREATION OR EVOLUTION: Do We Have to Choose? by Denis Alexander. Oxford: Monarch Books, 2008. 382 pages, notes, index. Paperback; $18.99. ISBN: 9780825462924.

PROOF OF HEAVEN: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2012. 188 pages. Paperback; $15.99. ISBN: 9781451695199.  

WESLEYAN THEOLOGY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE: The Dance of Practical Divinity and Discovery by M. Kathryn Armistead, Brad D. Strawn, and Ronald W. Wright, eds. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. 195 pages. Hardcover; $59.99. IBSN: 1443817333.

EVOLUTION AND BELIEF: Confessions of a Religious Paleontologist by Robert J. Asher . New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xxiii + 300 pages. Hardcover; $24.99. ISBN: 9780521193832. 

INSIDE THE HUMAN GENOME: A Case for Non- Intelligent Design by John C. Avise. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. 222 pages including notes, glossary, index. Hardcover; $19.95. ISBN: 9780195393439.

MAKING PEACE WITH THE LAND: God’s Call to Reconcile with Creation
 by Fred Bahnson and Norman Wirzba. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012. 182 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 978-0830834570. 

ETHICS AND NEWBORN GENETIC SCREENING: New Technologies, New Challenges by Mary Ann Baily and Thomas H. Murray, eds. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 330 pages, appendix, index. Hardcover; $50.00. ISBN: 9780801891519.

GLOBAL WARMING AND THE RISEN LORD: Christian Discipleship and Climate Change by Jim Ball. Washington, DC: Evangelical Environment Network, 2010. 479 pages. Paperback; $25.00. ISBN: 9780982930014.

TEST OF FAITH: Spiritual Journeys with Scientists by Ruth Bancewicz ed. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2010. 120 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9781608998944. 

RELIGION IN HUMAN EVOLUTION: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age by Robert N.Bellah . Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011. 606 pages, plus notes, and index. Hardcover; $39.95. ISBN: 9780674061439. 

BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES THROUGH MEDICAL-RELIGIOUS PARTNERSHIPS by Richard G. Bennett and W. Daniel Hale. 2d ed. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 228 pages, index. Paperback; $25.00. ISBN: 9780801892936.

A REASONABLE GOD: Ordinary Action in a Supernatural World by Arnie Berg. HYTEC Press , 2011. 238 pages, index. Paperback; $22.96. Kindle; $9.99. ISBN: 9780986801006. 

THE DARK SIDE OF CHARLES DARWIN: A Critical Analysis of an Icon of Science by Jerry Bergman. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2011. 270 pages. Paperback; $13.99. ISBN: 9780890516058.

REAL SCIENTISTS, REAL FAITH by R. J. Berry, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Monarch Books, 2009. 288 pages, index. Paperback; $14.99. ISBN: 9780825462894.

ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT: The Mechanisms, Marrings, and Maintenance of Nature by R. J. Berry. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2011. viii + 232 pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 9781599472522. E-book; $9.99. ISBN: 9781599473994.

DARWIN, CREATION AND THE FALL: Theological Challenges by R. J. Berry and T. A. Noble, eds. Nottingham, UK: Apollos, 2009. 208 pages. Paperback; £ 9.99. ISBN: 9781844743810.

THE CHRISTIAN FUTURE AND THE FATE OF EARTH by Thomas Berry, ed. Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2009. 129 pages, appendix, index. Hardcover; $22.00. ISBN: 9781570758515.

DARWIN DELETED: Imagining a World without Darwin by Peter J. Bowler. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2013. 328 pages. Hardcover; $30.00. ISBN: 9780226068671.

SUBJECTIVITY, OBJECTIVITY, AND INTERSUBJECTIVITY: A New Paradigm for Religion and Science by Joseph A. Bracken. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2009. 234 + xiv pages. Paperback; $27.95. ISBN: 9781599471525.

MATHEMATICS THROUGH THE EYES OF FAITH by James Bradley and Russell Howell. New York: HarperOne, 2011. viii + 288 pages, with index. Paperback; $19.99. ISBN: 9780062024473. 

LIFE'S X FACTOR: The Missing Link in Materialism's Science of Living Things by Neil Broom. Wellington, Aotearoa, NZ: Steele Roberts, 2010. 192 pages, notes, index. Paperback; $29.99. ISBN: 9781877577208.

THE PHYSICAL NATURE OF CHRISTIAN LIFE: Neuroscience, Psychology, and the Church by Warren S. Brown and Brad D. Strawn. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xii + 178 pages. Paperback; $27.99. ISBN: 9780521734219. 

THE SEVEN PILLARS OF CREATION: The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder by William Brown. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 352 pages. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 9780199730797.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND THEOLOGY IN DIALOGUE by Russell A. Butkus and Steven A. Kolmes. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2011. vii + 244 pages. Paperback; $26.00. ISBN: 9781570759123.

THE UNIVERSE—Order without Design by Carlos I. Calle,  Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 2009. 304 pages, including 46 pages of notes and references, glossary, and index. Hardcover; $21.00. ISBN: 9781591027140.

SCIENCE, CREATION AND THE BIBLE: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins by Richard F. Carlson,  and Tremper Longman III. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press Academic, 2010. 141 pages. Paperback; $16.00. ISBN: 9780830838899. 

WAR OF THE WORLDVIEWS: Science vs. Spirituality by Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow. New York: Harmony Books, 2011. 316 pages. Hardcover; $26.00. ISBN: 9780307886880.

CARE OF CREATION: Christian Voices on God, Humanity, and the Environment by Joseph Coleson, ed. Indianapolis, IN: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2010. 203 pages. Paperback; $14.99. ISBN: 9780898274516. 

DID ADAM AND EVE REALLY EXIST? Who They Were and Why You Should Care by C. John Collins. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011. 192 pages. Paperback; $15.99. ISBN: 9781433524257. 

BELIEF: Readings on the Reason for Faith by Francis S. Collins, ed. San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 2010. 352 pages. Paperback; $19.99. ISBN:  9780061787348.

GOD IS GREAT, GOD IS GOOD: Why Believing in God Is Reasonable and Responsible by William Lane Craig and Chad Meister, eds. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009. 262 pages, bibliography, index. Paperback; $19.00. ISBN: 9780830837267.

DARWIN’S PIOUS IDEA: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists Both Get It Wrong by Conor Cunningham. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010. 543 pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $34.99. ISBN: 0802848389. 

DECODING THE LANGUAGE OF GOD: Can a Scientist Really Be a Believer? by George C. Cunningham. New York: Prometheus Books, 2010. 247 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9781591027669.

 

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GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALITY by Pranab Das, ed. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2009. 224 pages, index. Paperback; $29.95. ISBN: 9781599473390.

WHEN FAITH AND SCIENCE COLLIDE: A Biblical Approach to Evaluating Evolution and the Age of the Earth by G. R. Davidson . Oxford, MS: Malius Press, 2010. 288 pages, index, four standard translations of Gen. 1–2, footnotes. Paperback; $12.50. ISBN: 9780982048603. 

CHANCE OR DANCE: An Evaluation of Design by Jimmy H. Davis and Harry L. Poe. Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008. xx + 236 pages. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 9781599471334.

THE MIND AND THE MACHINE: What It Means to Be Human and Why It Matters by Matthew Dickerson. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2011. xxvi + 230 pages. Paperback; $19.99. ISBN: 9781587432729.

CREATURELY THEOLOGY: On God, Humans and Other Animals by Celia Deane-Drummond and David Clough, eds. London: SCM Press, 2009. 294 pages. Paperback; $45.00. ISBN: 9780334041894.

INTELLIGENT DESIGN UNCENSORED by William A. Dembski and Jonathan Witt. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2010. 175 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 9780830837427. 

SCIENCE AND RELIGION: Are They Compatible? by Daniel C. Dennett and Alvin Plantinga. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. 82 pages, foreword, index. Paperback; $9.95. ISBN: 9780199738427. 

SONG OF A SCIENTIST: The Harmony of a God-Soaked Creation by Calvin B. DeWitt. Grand Rapids, MI: Square Inch, 2012. 245 pages. Paperback; $15.99. ISBN: 9781592557011.

BROKEN WORDS: The Abuse of Science and Faith in American Politics by Jonathan Dudley. New York: Crown Publishers, 2011. 205 pages. Hardcover; $21.99. ISBN: 9780385525268. 

ENGAGING THE CULTURE, CHANGING THE WORLD: The Christian University in a Post-Christian World by Philip W. Eaton. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2011. 206 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9780830839292.

HOW GOD ACTS: Creation, Redemption, and Special Divine Action by Denis Edwards. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2010. xiv + 207 pages. Paperback; $27.00. ISBN: 9780800697006.

THE EVOLUTION OF ADAM: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins by Peter Enns. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2012. xx + 172 pages. Paperback; $17.99. ISBN: 9781587433153. 

IS GOD STILL AT THE BEDSIDE? The Medical, Ethical, and Pastoral Issues of Death and Dying by Abigail Rian Evans. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010. 508 pages. Paperback; $29.99. ISBN: 9780802827234.

THE STRANGEST MAN: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom by Graham Farmelo. New York: Basic Books, 2009. 539 pages. Hardcover; $28.95. ISBN: 9780465018277.

MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY by Gary B. Ferngren. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 152 pages + notes, bibliography. Hardcover; $35.00. IBSN: 9780801891427.

THE LAST SUPERSTITION: A Refutation of the New Atheists by Edward Feser. South Bend, IN: St. Augustine’s Press, 2010. 299 pages, index. Paperback; $19.00. ISBN: 9781587314520.

WIRED FOR GOD? The Biology of Spiritual Experience by Charles Foster. London: Hodder, 2010. 352 pages. Hardcover; $23.95. ISBN: 9780340964422. 

HE CONSTANT FIRE: Beyond the Science vs. Religion Debate by Adam Frank Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2009. 267 pages, notes, index. Paperback; $17.95. ISBN: 9780520265868.

THE FAITH OF SCIENTISTS: In Their Own Words by Nancy K. Frankenberry, ed. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008. xviii + 542 pages, bibliographic references, index. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 9780691134871.

THE NATURE OF BEING HUMAN: From Environmentalism to Consciousness by Harold Fromm. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 288 pages. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 9780801891298.

 

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THE WONDER OF THE UNIVERSE: Hints of God in Our Fine-Tuned World by Karl W. Giberson. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012. 201 pages, bibliography, notes. Paperback; $16.00. ISBN: 9780830838196.

EINSTEIN’S JEWISH SCIENCE: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion by Steven Gimbel. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. viii + 245 pages. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 9781421405544.

SCIENTIFIC AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES IN NEUROETHICS by James J. Giordano and Bert Gordijn, eds. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 374 pages. Paperback; $50.00. ISBN: 9780521703031.

SCIENCE AND CHRISTIAN EDUCATORS VIDEO SERIES by Gordon J. Glover. Series may be accessed via the Beyond the Firmament website (www.blog. beyondthefirmament.com/video-presentations/science-and-christian-education/) or youtube (www.youtube.com/ glovergj).

CREATION AND EVOLUTION by Lenn E. Goodman. New York: Routledge, 2010. 222 pages. Paperback; $39.95. ISBN: 9780415913812. 

NAMING INFINITY: A True Story of Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity by Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Belnap Press, 2009. 227 pages, notes. Hardcover; $25.95. ISBN: 9780674032934.

ROUTES OF LEARNING: Highways, Pathways, and Byways in the History of Mathematics by Ivor Grattan- Guinness. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. xii + 372 pages, with index. Paperback; $35.00. ISBN: 9780801892486.

THE SACREDNESS OF HUMAN LIFE: Why an Ancient Biblical Vision Is Key to the World’s Future by David P. Gushee. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013. xvi + 423 pages, bibliography, indices. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 9780802844200.

 ORIGINS: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design by Deborah B. Haarsma and Loren D. Haarsma. Grand Rapids, MI: Faith Alive Christian Resources, 2011. 315 pages, appendix, index. Paperback; $14.99. ISBN: 9781592555734.

SCIENCES FROM BELOW: Feminisms, Postcolonialities, and Modernities by Sandra Harding. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. 283 pages. Paperback; $23.95. ISBN: 9780822342823.

NATURE'S WITNESS: How Evolution Can Inspire Faith by Daniel M. Harrell. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2008. 165 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN:

THE FALL OF MAN AND THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE by Peter Harrison. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xi + 300 pages, bibliography, index. Paperback; $43.00. ISBN: 9780521117296.

ATHEIST DELUSIONS: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies by David Bentley Hart. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009. 253 pages. Hardcover; $28.00. ISBN: 9780300111903.

MAKING SENSE OF EVOLUTION: Darwin, God, and the Drama of Life by John F. Haught. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2010. 163 + xviii pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 9780664232856. 

THE GRAND DESIGN by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow. New York: Bantam, 2010. 181 pages, illustrations, glossary, index. Paperback; $28.00. ISBN: 9780533805376.

ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND PRACTICE: Embracing a Catholic Vision by James L. Heft, S.M. and Kevin Hallinan, eds. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2012. xix + 247 pages, index. Paperback; $34.00. ISBN: 9780268031107.

WASTED WORLD: How Our Consumption Challenges the Planet by Rob Hengeveld. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2012. xviii + 337 pages. Hardcover; $30.00. ISBN: 9780226326993.

WHY GODS PERSIST: A Scientific Approach to Religion, 2d ed., by Robert A. Hinde. London: Routledge, 2010. 293 pages. Paperback; $34.95. ISBN: 9780415497626.

LIFE’S RATCHET: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos by Peter M. Hoffmann. New York: Basic Books, 2012. 278 pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $27.99. ISBN: 9780465022533.

 

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INSTEIN, POLANYI AND THE LAWS OF NATURE by Lydia Jaeger. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2010. 336 pages, index. Paperback; $59.95. ISBN: 9781599472478.  

WHAT THE HEAVENS DECLARE: Science in the Light of Creation by Lydia Jaeger. Translated by Jonathan Vaughn. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012. xxiv + 199 pages. Paperback; $25.00. ISBN: 9781610970341.

AN INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTIONARY ETHICS by Scott M. James. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 240 pages. Paperback; $34.95. ISBN: 9781405193962. 

NEUROSCIENCE, PSYCHOLOGY, AND RELIGION: Illusions, Delusions, and Realities about Human Nature by Malcolm Jeeves and Warren S. Brown. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2009. 168 pages, index. Paperback, $17.95. ISBN: 1599471477. 

MINDS, BRAINS, SOULS AND GODS: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience by Malcolm Jeeves . Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013. 219 pages. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9780830839988.

AGAINST ALL GODS: What’s Right and Wrong about the New Atheism by Phillip E. Johnson and John Mark Reynolds. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2010. 119 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 9780830837380.

A GLASS DARKLY: Medicine and Theology in Further Dialogue by D. Gareth Jones and R. John Elford, eds. New York: Peter Lang, 2010. viii + 246 pages. Paperback; $59.95. ISBN: 9783039119363.

SCIENCE IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY by Philip Kitcher. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2011. 270 pages. Hardcover; $28.00. ISBN: 9781616144074. 

PURPOSE IN THE LIVING WORLD? Creation and Emergent Evolution by Jacob Klapwijk. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 311 pages. Paperback; $24.99. ISBN: 9780521729437.

A UNIVERSE FROM NOTHING: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss. New York: Free Press, 2012. xix + 204 pages, preface, illustrations, index, author information. Hardcover; $24.99. ISBN: 9781451624458. 

 I LOVE JESUS AND I ACCEPT EVOLUTION by Denis Lamoureux. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2009. xvii + 184 pages. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN: 1556358865.

MATHEMATICS AND RELIGION: Our Languages of Sign and Symbol by Javier Leach. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2010. xi + 188 pages, with glossary and index. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9781599471495.

THE NATURE OF CITIES: Ecological Visions and the American Urban Professions, 1920–1960 by Jennifer S. Light.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 328 pages. Hardcover; $60.00. ISBN: 9780801891366. 

BUDDHISM AND SCIENCE: A Guide for the Perplexed by Donald S. Lopez. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2008. 264 + xiii pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 9780226493121.

GREEN REVOLUTION: Coming Together to Care for Creation by Ben Lowe. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2009. 206 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 0830836241.

  


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WHY GEOLOGY MATTERS: Decoding the Past, Anticipating the Future by Doug Macdougall. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2011. xv + 285 pages. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 9780520266421. 

THE HOCKEY STICK AND THE CLIMATE WARS: Dispatches from the Front Lines by Michael E. Mann. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 395 pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $28.95. ISBN: 9780231152549. 

TIBETAN BUDDHISM AND MODERN PHYSICS: Toward a Union of Love and Knowledge by Vic Mansfield. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008. 180 pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 9781599471372.

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONHOOD: Philosophical, Historical, Social-Developmental and Narrative Perspectives by Jack Martin and Mark H. Bickhard, eds. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 241 pages. Hardcover; $99.00. ISBN: 9781107018082.

THE PRISM AND THE RAINBOW: A Christian Explains Why Evolution Is Not a Threat by Joel W. Martin. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. 107 pages, appendix, notes, recommended reading, helpful websites, index. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9780801894787.

CLIMATE JUSTICE: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy by James B. Martin-Schramm. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2010. 232 pages, index. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9780800663629.

TRUTH, LIES, AND O-RINGS: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster by Allan J. McDonald and James R. Hansen. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2009. 627 pages. Hardcover; $39.95. ISBN: 9780813033266.

THE OPEN SECRET: A New Vision for Natural Theology by Alister E. McGrath. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2008. 372 pages, including bibliography and index. Hardcover; $99.95. ISBN: 9781405126922.

GOD, CREATION, AND CLIMATE CHANGE: A Catholic Response to the Environmental Crisis by Richard W. Miller ed. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2010. 150 pages. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9781570758898.

IF TRUTH BE KNOWN by Clarence Menninga. Published by Clarence Menninga, 2012. 286 pages. Paperback. ISBN: 9780985882310. 77.

RECONCILING THE BIBLE AND SCIENCE: A Primer on the Two Books of God by Lynn Mitchell and Kirk Blackard. Charleston, SC: BookSurge Publishing, 2009. 266 pages. Paperback; $18.99. ISBN: 9781439240090.

THE ROCKS DON’T LIE: A Geologist Investigates Noah’s Flood by David R. Montgomery. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2012. 320 pages. Hardcover; $26.95. ISBN: 9780393082395.

THE DEEP STRUCTURE OF BIOLOGY: Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal? by Simon Conway Morris, ed. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2008. vii232 pages (includes list of contributors, bibliography, and index). Paperback: $29.95. ISBN: 9781599471389.  

THE DRUNKARD’S WALK: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow  New York: Vintage Books, 2009. 252 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 9780307275172.

AMERICAN GENESIS: The Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science by Jeffrey P.Moran. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 196 pages. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 9780195183498. 

SACRED DESIRE: Growing in Compassionate Living by Nancy K. Morrison and Sally K. Severino. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2009. xv + 179 pages. Hardcover; $21.95. ISBN: 9781599471501. 

ENERGY FOR FUTURE PRESIDENTS: The Science behind the Headlines by Richard A. Muller. New York: W. W. Norton, 2013. 368 pages. Paperback; $16.95. ISBN: 9780393345100.

DUSTY EARTHLINGS: Living as Eco-Physical Beings in God’s Eco-Physical World by John Mustol. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012. 280 pages. Paperback; $33.00. ISBN: 9781620321171.

MIND AND COSMOS: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False by Thomas Nagel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 144 pages. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 9780199919758.

QUANTUM LEAP: How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion by Dean Nelson and Karl Giberson. Oxford, UK: Lion Monarch, 2011. 192 pages. Paperback; $14.99. ISBN: 9780745954011. 

HOW GOD CHANGES YOUR BRAIN: Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist by Andrew Newberg and Mark R. Waldman. New York: Ballantine Books, 2009. xi + 348 pages. Hardcover; $27.00. ISBN: 9780345503411. 

SCIENCE AND EASTERN ORTHODOXY: From the Greek Fathers to the Age of Globalization by Efthymios Nicolaidis. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. 288 pages. Hardcover; $55.00. ISBN: 9781421402987.

JESUS CHRIST AND THE LIFE OF THE MIND by Mark A. Noll. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011. 180 pages. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 9780802866370.

GALILEO GOES TO JAIL AND OTHER MYTHS ABOUT SCIENCE AND RELIGION by Ronald L. Numbers, ed. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. xi + 302 pages, including notes and index. Hardcover; $27.95. ISBN: 9780674033276.

LIGHT FROM LIGHT: Scientists and Theologians in Dialogue by Gerald O'Collins, S.J. and Mary Ann Meyers, eds. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012. 256 pages. Paperback; $35.00. ISBN: 9780802866677.

FRANCIS CRICK: Hunter of Life’s Secrets by Robert C. Olby. Woodbury, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2009. 538 pages, illus., indexes. Hardcover; $45.00. ISBN: 9780879697983.

DIVINE GRACE AND EMERGING CREATION: Wesleyan Forays in Science and Theology of Creation by Thomas J. Oord, ed. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2009. 229 pages. Paperback; $27.00. ISBN: 9781606082874.

THE POLKINGHORNE READER: Science, Faith, and the Search for Meaning by Thomas Jay Oord, ed. London: SPCK, 2010. 256 pages. Paperback; £14.99. ISBN: 9780281060535. 

DEFINING LOVE: A Philosophical, Scientific, and Theological Engagement by Thomas Jay Oord. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2010. xiii+ 225 pages. Paperback; $29.99. ISBN: 9781587432576.

MERCHANTS OF DOUBT: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2010. 355 pages, notes, index. Hardcover; $27.00. ISBN: 9781596916104.

MEDICAL ETHICS AND THE FAITH FACTOR: A Handbook for Clergy and Health-Care Professionals by Robert D. Orr. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2009. 474 pages, glossary, case reference index. Paperback; $30.00. ISBN: 9780802864048.

A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD by Dean L. Overman. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009. 229 pages. Hardcover; $24.95. ISBN: 978074256312.

 

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TO FORGIVE DESIGN: Understanding Failure by Henry Pertosci. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012. 410 pages. Hardcover; $27.95. ISBN: 9780674065840.


GALILEO’S MUSE: Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts by Mark A. Peterson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. vi + 336 pages, index. Hardcover; $28.95. ISBN: 9780674059726. 

CHANGING HUMAN NATURE: Ecology, Ethics, Genes, and God by James Peterson. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010. 259 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9780802865496.

THE CYBERNETIC BRAIN: Sketches of Another Future by Andrew Pickering. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011. 502 pages, index. Paperback; $30.00. ISBN: 9780226667904.

GOD AND THE COSMOS: Divine Activity in Space, Time and History by Harry Lee Poe and Jimmy H. Davis. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press Academic, 2012. 292 pages, illustrations, indices. Paperback; $24.00. ISBN: 9780830839544. 

THE TRINITY AND AN ENTANGLED WORLD: Relationality in Physical Science and Theology by John Polkinghorne, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010. 232 pages. Paperback; $30.00. ISBN: 9780802865120. 

QUESTIONS OF TRUTH: Fifty-One Responses to Questions about God, Science, and Belief by John Polkinghorne and Nicholas Beale. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009. 180 pages. Paperback; $16.95. ISBN: 9780664233518.

TESTING SCRIPTURE: A Scientist Explores the Bible by John Polkinghorne. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2011. 108 pages. Paperback; $17.99. ISBN: 9781587433139.

SAVING CREATION: Nature and Faith in the Life of Holmes Rolston III by Christopher J. Preston. San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press, 2009. 256 pages, pictures, index. Hardcover; $25.95. ISBN: 9781595340504.

STEPHEN JAY GOULD AND THE POLITICS OF EVOLUTION by David F. Prindle. Amhurst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2009. 249 pages. Hardcover; $26.98. ISBN: 9781591027188.

MAPPING THE ORIGINS DEBATE: Six Models of the Beginning of Everything by Gerald Rau. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2013. 236 pages. Paperback, $18.00. ISBN: 9780830839872.  

ABSENCE OF MIND: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self by Marilynne Robinson. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010. 158 pages, index. Hardcover; $24.00. ISBN: 9780300145182.

GOD AND THE WORLD OF SIGNS: Trinity, Evolution, and the Metaphysical Semiotics of C. S. Peirce by Andrew Robinson. Boston, MA: Brill, 2010. xiii + 381 pages. Hardcover; $168.00. ISBN: 9789004187993.

AMONG THE CREATIONISTS: Dispatches from the Anti-Evolutionist Front Line by Jason Rosenhouse. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 257 pages. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 9780199744633.

SUPERNATURAL SELECTION: How Religion Evolved by Matt J. Rossano. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 304 pages. Hardcover; $29.95. ISBN: 9780195385816. 

SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALITY: Making Room for Faith in the Age of Science by Michael Ruse. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 264 pages, index. Hardcover; $30.00. ISBN: 9780521755948.

AUTONOMY AND FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY IN THEOLOGICAL ETHICS by Cathriona Russell. New York: Peter Lang, 2009. 290 pages. Paperback; $54.95. ISBN: 9783039118380.

TIME IN ETERNITY: Pannenberg, Physics, and Eschatology in Creative Mutual Interaction by Robert J. Russell. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2012. 440 pages, index. Paperback; $49.00. ISBN: 9780268040598. 

 

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TENDING TO EDEN: Environmental Stewardship for God’s People by Scott C. Sabin. Valley Forge, PA: Judson Press, 2010. 174 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9780817015725.

PARTNER TO THE POOR: A Paul Farmer Reader by Haun Saussy, ed. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2010. 662 pages, index. Paperback; $27.50. ISBN: 9780520257139.


FOR THE ROCK RECORD: Geologists on Intelligent Design by Jill S. Schneiderman and Warren D. Allmon, eds. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2009. 261 pages. Paperback; $21.95. ISBN: 9780520257597.

SHAPING A DIGITAL WORLD: Faith, Culture, and Computer Technology by Derek C.
Schuurman.  Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013. 138 pages with index. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9780830827138.

C. S. LEWIS ON THE FINAL FRONTIER: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy by Stanford Schwartz  New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xvi + 240 pages, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $27.95. ISBN: 9780195374728.

NUCLEAR FORCES: The Making of the Physicist Hans Bethe by Silvan S. Schweber. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. 575 pages. Hardcover; $35.00. ISBN: 9780674065871.

I DIED FOR BEAUTY: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science by Marjorie Senechal. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. ix + 300 pages. Hardcover; $34.95. ISBN: 9780199732593.

REREADING THE FOSSIL RECORD: The Growth of Paleobiology as an Evolutionary Discipline by David Sepkoski. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2012. 432 pages; includes list of references cited and index. Hardcover; $55.00. ISBN: 9780226748559.

PAUL IN ECSTASY: The Neurobiology of the Apostle’s Life and Thought by Colleen Shantz. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 267 pages. Hardcover; $85.95. ISBN: 9780521866101.

EVOLUTION: A View from the 21st Century by James A. Shapiro. Upper Saddle River, NJ: FT Press Science, 2011. 253 pages. Hardcover; $34.99. ISBN: 9780132780933.

EXPOSED SCIENCE: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health by Sara Shostak. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013. 312 pages. Paperback; $26.95. ISBN: 9780520275188.

THE UNIVERSE WITHIN: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People by Neil Shubin. New York: Pantheon Books, 2013. 225 pages. Hardcover; $25.95. ISBN: 9780307378439.

DEEPEST DIFFERENCES: A Christian-Atheist Dialogue by James W. Sire and Carl Peraino. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009. 203 pages. Paperback; $15.00. ISBN: 9780830833580.

SCIENCE AND THE SPIRIT: A Pentecostal Engagement with the Sciences by James K. A. Smith and Amos Yong, eds. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2010. 217 pages. Paperback; $24.95. ISBN: 9780253222275. 

RELIGIOUS IDEAS FOR SECULAR UNIVERSITIES by C. John Sommerville. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2009. 208 pages. Paperback; $18.00. ISBN: 9780802864420.

NEW PROOFS FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy by Robert J. Spitzer. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010. 336 pages. Paperback; $28.00. ISBN: 9780802863836.

GRACE FOR THE AFFLICTED: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness by Matthew S. Stanford. Colorado Springs, CO: Paternoster, 2008. 261 pages. Paperback; $19.99. ISBN: 9781934068441. 

QUANTUM GODS by Victor J. Stenger. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2009. 292 pages. Hardcover; $26.98. ISBN: 9781591027133.

THE FALLACY OF FINE-TUNING: Why the Universe Is Not Designed for Us by Victor J. Stenger. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2011. 341 pages. Hardcover; $90.00. ISBN: 9781616144432. 

THE BLACKWELL COMPANION TO SCIENCE AND CHRISTIANITY
 by James B. Stump and Alan G. Padgett, eds. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. xix + 644 pages. Hardcover; $199.95. ISBN: 9781444335712.

GOD AND THE FOLLY OF FAITH: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion by Victor Stenger. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2012. 409 pages. Paperback; $20.00. ISBN: 9781616145996. 

HEALTH, HEALING AND THE CHURCH’S MISSION: Biblical Perspectives and Moral Priorities by Willard M. Swartley. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2012. 268 pages, bibliography, name index and scripture index. Paperback; $24.00. ISBN: 9780830839742.

DEMENTIA: Living in the Memories of God by John Swinton. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012. 308 pages, index. Paperback; $25.00. ISBN: 9780802867162.

PALEONTOLOGY: A Brief History of Life by Ian Tattersall. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2010. 240 pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 9781599473420. 

THE UNDEAD: Organ Harvesting, the Ice-Water Test, Beating-Heart Cadavers—How Medicine Is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death by Dick Teresi. New York: Vintage Books, 2013. 291 pages, endnotes, bibliography, index. Paperback; $16.00. ISBN: 9781400096114.

ANATOMY OF THE SOUL: Surprising Connections between Neuroscience and Spiritual Practices That Can Transform Your Life and Relationships by Curt Thomson, Wheaton, IL: Tyndale Momentum, 2010. 282 pages. Paperback; $15.99. ISBN: 978414334158.

GOD’S BRAIN by Lionel Tiger and Michael McGuire. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2010. 238 pages. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 9781616141646.

THE CREATIVE DESTRUCTION OF MEDICINE: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care by Eric Topol, M.D. New York: Basic Books, 2012. 303 pages, afterword, acknowledgments, notes, index. Hardcover; $27.99. ISBN: 9780465025503.

WONDERS IN OUR WORLD: Insights from God’s Two Books
 by Cheryl Touryan, Kenell Touryan, and Lara Touryan-Whelan. Littleton, CO: Family Foundations International, 2012. 108 pages, index. Paperback; no price indicated. ISBN: 9781881189640. 

A CORD OF MULTIPLE STRANDS: An Evidence-Based Assessment of Christian Truth Claims by Kenell J. Touryan. 2008. 48 pages. Paperback; $5.00.

BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH: Christian Perspectives on Environmental Protection by Fred Van Dyke. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2010. 247 pages. Hardcover; $44.95. ISBN: 9780313375361. 

THE TEMPLETON SCIENCE AND RELIGION READER by J. Wentzel van Huyssteen and Khalil Chamcham, eds. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2012. v + 243 pages, index. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 9781599473932.

DOMINION OVER WILDLIFE? An Environmental Theology of Human-Wildlife Relations by Stephen M. Vantassel. Eugene, OR: Resource Publications, 2009. 208 pages. Paperback; $26.00. ISBN: 9781606083437.

THE SCIENCES OF THE SOUL: The Early Modern Origins of Psychology by Fernando Vidal, translated by Saskia Brown. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2011. 440 pages, 3 halftones, 14 line drawings, 8 tables, 3 appendices, bibliography, index. Hardcover; $55.00. ISBN: 9780226855868. 

RISONERS OF HOPE: How Engineers and Others Get Lift for Innovating by Lanny Vincent. Bloomington, IN: WestBow Press, 2011. 252 pages. Paperback; $19.95. ISBN: 9781449728267.

 

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COLD-CASE CHRISTIANITY: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels by J. Warner Wallace. Colorado Springs, CO: David C. Cook, 2013. 288 pages. Paperback; $16.99. ISBN: 9781434704696.

THE LOST WORLD OF GENESIS ONE: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate by John H. Walton. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2009. 192 pages. Paperback; $16.00. ISBN: 0830837043.

CLEANSING THE COSMOS: A Biblical Model for Conceptualizing and Counteracting Evil by E. Janet Warren. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2012. 336 pages. Paperback; $37.00. ISBN: 9781620324035.

SPIRITUAL HEALING: Scientific and Religious Perspectives by Fraser Watts, ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 207 pages. Hardcover; $87.75. ISBN: 9780521197939. 

LAKE VIEWS: This World and the Universe by Steven Weinberg. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011. 259 pages. Paperback; $18.95. ISBN: 9780674062306. 

THE SPIRIT IN CREATION AND NEW CREATION: Science and Theology in Western and Orthodox Realms by Michael Welker, ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2012. 202 + xvi pages. Paperback; $32.00. ISBN: 9780802866929. 

PARADISE LUST: Searching for the Garden of Eden by Brook Wilensky-Lanford. New York: Grove Press, 2011. xviii + 291 pages. Hardcover; $25.00. ISBN: 9780802119803. 

HIDDEN WORLDVIEWS: Eight Cultural Stories That Shape Our Lives by Steve Wilkens and Mark L. Sanford. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic Press, 2009. 218 pages. Paperback; $22.00. ISBN: 9780830838547.

KNOWING CHRIST TODAY: WHY WE CAN TRUST SPIRITUAL KNOWLEDGE by Dallis Willare, New York: HarperOne, 245 pages, index, Hardcover; $24.99. ISBN:9780060882440.

WALKING WITH GOSSE: Natural History, Creation and Religious Conflicts by Roger S. Wotton. Southhampton, UK: Clio Publishing, 2012. 214 pages. Paperback; $19.00. ISBN: 9780955698392

BONHOEFFER AND THE BIOSCIENCES: An Initial Exploration by Ralf K. Wustenberg, Stefan Heuser, and Esther Hornung, eds. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2010. 183 pages. Hardcover; $57.95. ISBN: 9783631598450.

THE SPIRIT RENEWS THE FACE OF THE EARTH: Pentecostal Forays in Science and Theology of Creation by Amos Yong, ed. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2009. 246 pages. Paperback; $30.00. ISBN: 9781606081969.

GOOD NEWS FOR SCIENCE: Why Scientific Minds Need God by Davis A. Young. Oxford, MS: Malius Press, 2012. 349 pages. Paperback; $14.50. ISBN: 9780982048610. 

WHY EVOLUTION WORKS (AND CREATIONISM FAILS) by Matt Young and Paul K. Strode. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2009. xviii + 241 pages. Paperback; $21.95. ISBN: 9780813545509.

 

 

 

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