Books

BIOETHICS: BOOK

Principles of Biomedical Ethics 6th Edition

James F. Childress & Tom L. Beauchamp
Oxford Press
2001
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Arguably the foremost scholarly work articulating theories and principles of biomedical ethics

Christian Faith, Health and Medical Practice

Hessel Bouma III, Douglas Diekema, Edward Langerak, Theodore Rottman & Allen Verhey
Eerdmans
1989
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A Reformed Christian perspective on covenantal Christian bioethics and applications to healthcare, having children, abortion, end-of-life care, and caring for persons with HIV/AIDS.

Pastoral Genetics: Theology and Care at the Beginning of Life

Ronald Cole-Turner & Brent Waters
Pilgrim Press
1996
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Two Protestant chaplains provide advice on pastoral care for persons experiencing genetic conditions and diseases.

On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics

Stephen Lammers (Editor) & Allen Verhey (Editor)
Eerdmans
1998
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An anthology of 105 articles featuring theological perspectives on major issues in bioethics predominantly from Jewish, Catholic and Protestant faith traditions.

BIOLOGY: BOOK

The Lives of a Cell

Lewis Thomas
Penguin
1978
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This collection of brilliant essays first appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine, and was published as a book 40 years ago. They are not obviously written from a religious perspective, but they convey a sense of awe, delight, and surprise both about the nature of the physical world, particularly the nature of biological life, and perhaps reflect as well as anything the attitude of astonished thankfulness that informs the best science. They range in topic from Termites to Bach to the roots of language, and each can be read in a few minutes. Here are some to sample: ‘The Lives of a Cell’; ‘An Earnest Proposal’; ‘Ceti’; ‘Natural Man’; ‘On Various Words’; ‘Living Language’; ‘The World’s Biggest Membrane’.

BIOLOGY: WEBSITE

Society for Developmental Biology

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SDB is a non-profit professional society dedicated to advancement of the field of developmental biology. Over recent decades, the SDB has grown from a few hundred members to nearly 2000, and has evolved to provide an international forum for research, education and career development in developmental biology.

DevBio

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Companion website to the most widely-used textbook of developmental biology

Stem Cell Basics

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Website at the National Institutes of Health

Embryonic Stem Cells and a Reformed Christian World View:

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A review in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, the journal of the American Scientific Affiliation. Discusses issues pertinent to embryonic stem cells and to the beginning of human life.

Embryonic Stem Cells and a Reformed Christian World View: A Response

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A Response to Robert Boomsma: A critical response to the previous article, also published in Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith by Adrian Teo and Donald Calbreath.

ENVIRONMENT: ARTICLE

Becoming Earthkeepers

Kate Kooyman

The Banner

January 18, 2011
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Good advice from churches that are developing creation care practices.

Earthkeeping in Action

The Banner

January 18, 2011
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Stories of creation care projects from 10 CRC churches.

Global Warming: Scientific Basis and Christian Response

Thomas Ackerman

2007
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A top Christian climatologist gives an excellent introduction to the science of global warming and various responses from Christians.

Creation Care

Christian Reformed Office of Social Justice
current
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Practical ideas for congregations on worship, fellowship, building, outreach, habits, advocacy, education.

That Dreaded “E-Word”: Why are we so afraid to talk about the environment?

Brian and Carmen Los

The Banner

January 18, 2011

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Short, accessible article.

Faith, Hope, and …Sustainability

David Warners & Jeff Bouman
Gospel and Culture Project
2009
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Lists five reasons Christians are hesitant about creation care.

Renewing the Face of the Earth: Human Responsibility and the Environment

Rowan Williams

2009

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Speech by the archbishop of the Anglican church on creation care, provides some very good and fresh insights into a biblical and faith perspective on the issue.

ENVIRONMENT: BOOK

For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation Care

Steven Bouma-Prediger
Baker Academic
2010 (2nd edition)
ISBN
A Christian vision for creation care, one of the top theological treatments.

Down to Earth Christianity: A manual for relief and development workers, missionaries, pastors and all Christians interested in caring for God’s Creation

Paul E. Roberts (Editor)
Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organizations (AERDO)
1999
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Earthwise (3rd edition): A Guide to Hopeful Creation Care

Calvin B. Dewitt
FaithAlive Christian Resources
2011
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DeWitt describes the wonders of God’s creation, how fallen humanity and modern society have abused God’s creation, and how Christians can respond to the crisis of environmental abuse. Each chapter includes suggestions for the group session. The book also has an appendix for additional self-study.

Remember Creation: God’s World of Wonder and Delight

Scott Hoezee
Eerdmans
1998
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A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-based Decisions

Katherine Hayhoe & Andrew Farley
FaithWords
2009
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A husband-wife team (a pastor and a climate scientist) discuss climate change.

Serve God, Save the Planet

J. Matthew Sleeth
Zondervan
2007
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Practical, readable how-to guide to changing your lifestyle.

Saving God’s Green Earth: Rediscovering the Church’s Responsibility to Environmental Stewardship

Tri Robinson & Jason Chatrow
Ampelon Publishing
2006
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Redeeming Creation: The Biblical Basis for Environmental Stewardship

Raymond Van Dyke
InterVarsity Press
1996
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Good for freshmen or intermediate courses.

Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church

N. T. Wright
HarperOne
2008
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One of the top two theological treatments of creation care. A book about heaven, but infused with thoughts on creation care.

Our Father’s World: Mobilizing the Church to Care for Creation

Edward Brown
Doorlight Publications
2006
ISBN

ENVIRONMENT: ORGANIZATION

Interfaith Power and Light

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“We have been working with faith communities to become active and responsible stewards of creation, with a focus on energy conservation.” Links to similar organizations in several U.S. states.

Christian Reformed Office of Social Justice

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Do Justice is a conversation space for justice in the Christian Reformed Church.

A Rocha

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A Christian nature conservation organization. A Rocha projects are frequently cross-cultural in character, and share a community emphasis, with a focus on science and research, practical conservation and environmental education.

Ecumenical Water Network

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The EWN is a network of churches and Christian organizations promoting people’s access to water around the world. See their great list of “What you can do”, including education, worship, and giving: http://www.oikoumene.org/en/activities/ewn-home/resources-and-links/what-you-can-do.html

ECHO: Honoring God through Sustainable Hunger Solutions

http://echonet.org/

This non-profit Christian organization focuses on agricultural development for small farms in tropical areas. They distribute seeds that will grow in difficult climates, provide scientific information, and work with missionaries and development workers.

ENVIRONMENT: WEBSITE

Skeptical Science: Getting Skeptical about Global Warming Skepticism

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This website, run by a Christian, responds to common arguments against global warming. Each response has a short easy-to-understand answer and a long answer with links to the refereed literature.

EVOLUTION & CREATION: ARTICLE

General Statement on Creation

Bill Dembski, Keith Miller, Paul Nelson, Bob Newman, & Dave Wilcox

2000
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A compact list of areas where Christians agree on origins and where the main views disagree: Young Earth, Old Earth, Theistic Evolution, and Intelligent Design.

We believe in evolution – and God

Karl Giberson & Darrel Falk

USA Today, page 7A

04/02/2011
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A short article from the leaders of the Biologos Foundation.

Report on BioLogos-Reasons To Believe Dialogue

2010
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An example of loving and truthful dialogue between two Christian organizations that disagree about evolution.

Augustine’s Origin of Species: How the great theologian might weigh in on the Darwin debate.

Alister McGrath

May 8, 2009
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Chance from a Theistic Perspective

Loren Haarsma

1996
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A summary of arguments for the compatibility of God’s action and randomness, with descriptions of the views of Polkinghorne and MacKay.

Dinosaur Religion: On Interpreting and Misinterpreting the Creation Texts

Conrad Hyers

1984
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Theories of Origins: A Multi- and Interdisciplinary Course for Undergraduates at Wheaton College

Stephen Moshier, et. al.

2007
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Curriculum for team-teaching a college origins course. Other curricular articles in this issue.

An Evangelical Dialogue on Evolution: Sharing an Evangelical perspective on evolution and its implications for the Christian Faith

Steve Martin
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A recent series of blogs discussed the difficulties evolutionary biologists have in finding a church home.

ASA3: Theme issue on evolutionary psychology

 

2001
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Theme issue on evolutionary psychology.

ASA3: Theme issue on human origins

American Scientific Affiliation
2006
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Theme issue on human origins.

Creation, Evolution, and Christian Laypeople

Tim Keller
Biologos
2009
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Advice for pastors on how to answer the most pressing questions asked by laypeople about evolution.

Theological issues associated with an Adam who was not the sole genetic progenitor of humankind

Denis Alexander
BioLogos
2009
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Arguments for the idea that humans evolved, modern humans lived 200,000 years ago, but Adam and Eve lived about 10,000 years ago. Adam and Eve represented all of humankind; their disobedience brought spiritual death to all.

Assessing Evidences for the Evolution of a Human Cognitive Platform for “Soulish Behaviors”

Ralph Stearley

Sep-09
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A review of evidence from paleontology and archaeology related to the development of human intellectual and spiritual capacities.

Genesis: A Commentary

Bruce Waltke & Cathi Fredricks
Zondervan
2001
ISBN
Waltke addresses Genesis as theological literature.

Barriers to Accepting the Possibility of Creation by Means of an Evolutionary Process: Concerns of the Typical Evangelical Theologian

Bruce Waltke
BioLogos
2009
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Waltke presents results of a survey of views on evolution of the Fellowship of Evangelical Seminary Presidents and the faculty at their institutions.

An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time

American Astronomical Society

2004
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A readable, religiously neutral overview of the astronomical evidence for the age of the universe.

When Appearances Are Deceiving

Scott Hoezee,  Biologos.org

February 3, 2011

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A rebuttal of the “Appearance of Age” argument.

Francis Collins, a Faithful Scientist

Philip Yancey

19-Nov-10
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In this blog post, best-selling Christian author Phil Yancey profiles Francis Collins, who is an evangelical Christian and head of the National Institutes of Health.

Blog “For the Love of Wisdom and the Wisdom of Love”

Thomas Jay Oord
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Theologian Thomas Jay Oord occasionally blogs about science and faith. See his 2011 Sep 22 entry on 10 reasons Christians should care about the science-faith dialogue.

Committee on Creation and Science: Report 28 to CRCNA Synod 1991

1991

https://www.crcna.org/sites/default/files/creation and science agenda 1991.pdf
The Christian Reformed Church formed the Committee on Creation and Science to address issues of the age of the earth and universe, including Biblical hermeneutics and theological implications.

Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?

Bernard Van Ee

July 27, 2012 Banner
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This pastor answers yes, giving a concise overview of Biblical and theological arguments.

All Things!

Scott Hoezee

The Banner

March 11, 2016

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Creation is where the Bible begins. A New Creation is where it ends. In between that beginning and that new beginning, God’s Word again and again returns our thinking to delighting in the physical world.

EVOLUTION & CREATION: AUDIO

Human Origins Lecture Series at Calvin College

Loren Haarsma (organizer)

2010-11

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Over 20 lectures in 2010-11 from experts in theology, Biblical scholarship, paleontology, psychology, and biology tackling the issues of Adam and Eve. Includes audio files and handouts given at the lecture.

EVOLUTION & CREATION: BOOK

God Did It, But How? (Creation, Science and Christian Faith)

Robert B. Fischer

1997

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Very accessible, good to hand to high school students or church members.

I Love Jesus and I Accept Evolution

Denis O. Lamoureux
Wipf & Stock Publishers
2009
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How one scientist resolved tensions between evolution and his faith in Jesus.

Origins: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design

Deborah B Haarsma & Loren D Haarsma
FaithAlive Christian Resources
2011
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An overview of the range of Christian positions on origins, including age of the Earth, evolution, and human origins. Includes discussion questions for small groups, and an associated website of supplementary material and resources: http://www.faithaliveonline.org/origins/

Life’s Solutions: Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe

Simon Conway Morris
Cambridge University Press
2004
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Argument that evolution is a process that inevitably leads to intelligent life.

Darwin’s Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution

Michael J. Behe
Free Press
2006 (2nd edition)
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Arguments against evolution and for intelligent design.

Debating Design: From Darwin to DNA

William Dembski (Editors) & Michael Ruse (Editors)
Cambridge University Press
2007
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Anthology of accessible articles, providing a range of Christian views on evolution and intelligent design.

Perspectives on an Evolving Creation

Keith Miller (Editor)
Eerdmans
2003
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Anthology of writings by experts on theistic evolution.

Honest to Genesis: A Biblical and Scientific Challenge to Creationism

Margaret Grey Towne
PublishAmerica
2003
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Biologist and teacher Margaret Towne discusses evolution and creation at an accessible level.

The Battle of Beginnings: Why Neither Side is Winning the Creation-Evolution Debate

Del Ratzsch
IVP Academic
1996
ISBN
Ratzsch is an expert in the philosophy of science and has written extensively on some of the main flash points that have traditionally existed between theology and science, especially around questions on cosmic origins.

Creation and Evolution: Rethinking the Evidence from Science and the Bible

Alan Hayward
Wipf & Stock Publishers
2005
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This book presents arguments for progressive creation (with rebuttals of young earth and evolution).

Creation as Science: A Testable Model Approach to End the Creation/Evolution Wars

Hugh Ross
NavPress
2006
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Discusses different Christian approaches to origins and how they could be tested scientifically.

Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution

Denis O. Lamoureux
Wipf & Stock Publishers
2008
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A longer, more in-depth version of his book “I love Jesus and I accept evolution.”

Species of Origins: America’s Search for a Creation Story

Karl Giberson (Editor) & Donald Yerxa (Editor)
Roman & Littlefield
2002
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Creation or Evolution: Do We Have to Choose?

Denis Alexander
Kregel Publications
2008
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Argues for theistic evolution, including scientific evidence and Biblical arguments.

Intelligent Design: Willam A. Dembski and Michael Ruse in Dialogue

Robert B. Stewart (Editor)
Fortress Press
2007
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Holman Quick Source Guide to Understanding Creation

Mark Whorton & Hill Roberts
B and H Publishing Group
2008
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Nature’s Witness: How Evolution Can Inspire Faith

Daniel M. Harrell
Abingdon Press
2008
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A pastor discusses the evidence for evolution and its connection to faith.

God and Evolution: A Faith-based Understanding

David Wilcox
Judson Press
2004
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The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

Francis Collins
Free Press
2007
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The former head of the Human Genome project gives his testimony as an evangelical Christian and explains the evidence for evolution and human evolution. Good appendix on bioethics.

The Creationists: The Evolution of Scientific Creationism

Ronald Numbers
Harvard University Press
2006
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History of the development of young earth creationism, counters several stereotypes and self-image of movement.

Darwin’s Forgotten Defenders: The Encounter Between Evangelical Theology and Evolutionary Thought

David Livingstone
Regent College
1984
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Study of theisic evolution in conservative protestant circles in late 1800s early 1900s.

Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives

John Brooke
Cambridge University Press
1991
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A book that pastors should consult when they broach science and religion issues (very good treatment of natural theology).

Beyond the Firmament: Understanding Science and the Theology of Creation

Gordon Glover
Watertree Press
2007
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An accessible introduction to non-literal interpretations of Genesis 1-2.

The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

John Walton
InterVarsity Press
2009
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Walton is a Biblical scholar at Wheaton College, writing a readable introduction to non-concordist interpretations of Genesis 1. In particular, he argues that Genesis 1 does not describe material origins but depicts the cosmos asGod’s temple with God taking up residence on day 7.

God’s Pattern for Creation: A Covenantal Reading of Genesis 1

W. Robert Godfrey
P&R Publishing
2003
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The Case for a Creator: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence That Points Toward God

Lee Strobel
Zondervan
2005
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An apologetic for the existence of God based on scientific arguments from fine-tuning and intelligent design. Strobel is a journalist who writes how science impacted his journey from atheism to Christianity.

Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design

Stephen Meyer
HarperOne
2010
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The latest arguments for intelligent design from DNA and information theory. Stephen Meyer is a philosopher and Director of the Discovery Institute.

Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament

Peter Enns
Baker Academic
2005, 2nd edition 2015
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Enns, an evangelical Christian and Old Testament scholar, argues that scripture has similarities to the incarnation: it is both fully divine and fully human. He considers Ancient Near Eastern literature and its similarities to Genesis and other OT texts.

Understanding Intelligent Design: Everything You Need to Know in Plain Language

William Dembski & Sean McDowell
Harvest House Publishers
2008
ISBN
A readable introduction to arguments for intelligent design.

A Biblical Case for an Old Earth

David Snoke
Baker Books
2006
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Coming to Peace with Science: Bridging the Worlds Between Faith and Biology

Darrel R. Falk & Francis Collins (Forward)
InterVarsity Press
2004
ISBN
For Christian reflection on evolution.

Nature Red in Tooth and Claw: Theism and the Problem of Animal Suffering

Michael Murray
Oxford University Press
2011
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Christian philosopher Michael Murray discusses various Christian explanations for the evil of animal suffering.

The Age of the Universe and Genesis 1 – A Reformed Approach to Science and Scripture

Keith Mathison
Ligonier Ministries: The Teaching Fellowship of R. C. Sproul
22-Jun-12
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A discussion of R. C. Sproul’s comment “I don’t know how old the Earth is.” Includes an overview of the various views of Reformed theologians and groups, past and present.

Evolution and the Fall

Authors: Cavanaugh, William T. (editor), James K. A. Smith (editor), Michael Gulker (foreword)

Publisher: Eerdmans, 2017

ISBN

 

EVOLUTION & CREATION: ORGANIZATION

Reasons to Believe

Organization of Christians promoting an Old Universe and concordist views of Genesis, with rebuttals of both Young Earth and Theistic Evolution views, led by Hugh Ross.
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Discovery Institute

Organization of Christians promoting the Intelligent Design view of origins, with rebuttals of both Young Earth and Theistic Evolution views.

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Answers in Genesis

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Organization of Christians promoting the Young Earth view of origins, led by Ken Ham.

The Clergy Letter Project / Evolution Sunday / Evolution Weekend

 
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Interfaith coalition of clergy in support of evolution. Sample sermons, mostly defending how evolution can be compatible with faith.

GENERAL: ARTICLE

Beyond Shouting: Religion and Science in Conversation

Scott Hoezee

2007
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Science and Christian Belief

Christians in Science

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Sample articles available free.

Journal of Theology and Science

The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences

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Journal of Religion and Science

Zygon

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Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina

Galileo Galilei (Translated by Stillman Drake)
Doubleday
1957
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What Galileo wrote about how his discoveries connected with his faith.

Six Wrong Things You Thought When You Heard Galileo’s Name This Week: Happy 400th anniversary of not-quite-a-milestone in science!

Ted Olsen
The Christian History Blog
2009
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Ted Olsen corrects misperceptions about Galileo and the church.

Sex Differences: Evolved, Constructed, and Designed.

Heather Looy

2001
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Reformed Matters: The Most Beautiful Theater

Dale Cooper

The Banner

January 18, 2011
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Short, accessible article on John Calvin’s metaphor of the world as a theater of God’s glory.

Tim Stafford’s Blog

Tim Stafford is a freelance writer and Senior Writer for Christianity Today Magazine. He’s written more than twenty books, both fiction and non-fiction. His blog frequently addresses issues of science, technology, and Christian faith.

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Robert Boyle’s Religious Life, Attitudes, and Vocation

Robert Boyle is an outstanding example of a Christian scientist whose faith interacted fundamentally with his science. His remarkable piety was the driving force behind his interest in science and his Christian character shaped the ways in which he conducted his scientific life.  Article by Edward B. Davis in Science and Christian Belief.

2007

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Science and Belief

Ruth Bancewicz

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This blog often features profiles of scientists who are Christians, worship-inspiring areas of science, and other positive expressions of the science-faith dialogue. Ruth Bancewicz is a biologist, currently a Research Associate at the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, Cambridge (UK) where she led the development of the Test of Faith materials.

Where is Everyone? A review of “Beyond UFOs”

Jennifer Wiseman (reviewer)

Sep/Oct 2011
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NASA scientist and Christian Jennifer Wiseman reviews a book by Jeffrey Bennett: “Beyond UFOs: The Search for Extraterrestrial life and Its Astonishing Implications for Our Future.” Bennett is not a Christian but emphasizes that science and religion are not at odds on this or other issues. Wiseman provides a good brief introduction to the issues from a Christian perspective, and cites this Washington Post article on the Vatican 2009 conference on Astrobiology: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/06/AR2009110601899.html

The religious questions raised by aliens

Marc Kaufman

8-Nov-09
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This Washington Post article includes several quotes from Protestants, Catholics, and atheists related to a 2009 Vatican conference on astrobiology.

Global Warning(s): The science behind climate change

Brian Martin

Nov-11
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A short accessible article on the scientific evidence for climate change caused by humans. See also the editoral by Bob DeMoor in the same edition of the Banner: http://www.thebanner.org/departments/article/?id=3766

What Scientists Think About Religion

Elaine Ecklund

28-Jun-10
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Ecklund summarizes the results of a major study on the beliefs of scientists at major universities. This sociologist finds roughly 30% are secular atheists, 50% have some religious identity (about 20% attend a house of worship and 3% are evangelicals), and 20% are “spiritual but not religious.” Scientists are more likely to be spiritual than most Christians think, and Christian beliefs are less of an impediment to a scientific career than most scientists think.

Deus Ex Machina

Steve VanderLeest

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VanderLeest is an engineer and professor at Calvin College, blogging on faith and technology. Blog titles include “What the Bible has to say about kangaroos and iPads” and “Technology took my job”

Copernicus and the Tale of the Pale Blue Dot

Dennis Danielson

2003
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Did Copernicus de-throne the Earth, humiliating us by moving us away from the center of the solar system? Danielson rebuts this view, showing that Copernicus’ heliocentrism and later developments in astronomy have NOT made humanity insignificant. This lecture was given at several conferences in 2001-2004.

Dynamic Link: Christian Perspectives on Software Development

Calvin College Computer Science Department

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This journal on Christianity and computing includes articles such as “Why Christian Engineers and Scientists need a Devotional Life” and “Code’s Creative Spirit”.

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences

Eugene Wigner
John Wiley & Sons
1960
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Wigner describes mathematics and physics to point out the amazement that these work together. He is not a Christian, but concludes “The miracle of the appropriateness of the language of mathematics for the formulation of the laws of physics is a wonderful gift which we neither understand nor deserve.”

GENERAL: BLOG

Quintessence of Dust

Steven Matheson
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“Quintessence of Dust explores issues of science and Christian faith, focusing on genetics, development, evolution, neuroscience, and related topics, regularly discussing intelligent design, creationism, and other scientific issues that worry evangelical Christians.”

GENERAL: BOOK

Quarks, Chaos, and Christianity

John Polkinghorne
Crossroad Publishing Company
2006 (revised edition)
ISBN
The most accessible of John Polkinghorne’s books. Polkinghorne has the unique distinction of being a world-class scientist in the area of quantum physics and being an ordained pastor in the Anglican church with a theological education. This book is written with pastors and lay people in mind.

When Science Meets Religion: Enemies, Strangers, or Partners?

Ian Barbour
ISBN
This highly readable book does a good job surveying most of the main types of relationship models that have been promoted for relating science and theology.

Not Just Science: Questions where Christian Faith and Natural Science Intersect

Dorothy Chappell (Editor) & David Cook (Editor)
Zondervan
2005
ISBN

A Science and Religion Primer

Heidi Campbell & Heather Looy
Baker Academic
2009
ISBN
About 70 short (2-page) articles on various terms and topics in the science/religion debates.

Science and Theology: An Introduction

John Polkinghorne
Augsburg Fortress Publishers
1998
ISBN
A good overview of the big issues surrounding a dialogue between science and theology. Could be used for an adult Sunday school course.

Traffic in Truth: Exchanges Between Science and Theology

John Polkinghorne
Augsburg Fortress Publishers
2002
ISBN
A very small book but a fine primer on various relationship models between theology and science.

Science Religion: From Conflict to Conversation

John Haught
Paulist Press
1995
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Belief in God in an Age of Science

John Polkinghorne

2003

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Exploring Reality

John Polkinghorne

2007

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Religion and Science: Historical and Contemporary Issues

Ian Barbour
Harper
1997
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Has been used as textbook for science and faith courses, 4 models of interaction. This is a revision of the 1990 book, it includes Gifford lectures.

God after Darwin

John Haught

2007

ISBN

God, Chance, and Necessity

Keith Ward
Oneworld publications
1996
ISBN
An intellectual rebuttal of the scientific materialism of Dawkins and Atkins.

God, Faith, and the New Millennium

Keith Ward

1998

ISBN

Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion

Ronald Numbers (editor)
Harvard University Press
2010
ISBN
A book that pastors should consult when they broach science and religion issues, to avoid repeating common errors. Chapters by respected historians of science, including several Christians.

History of Christian Theology: Creation and the History of Science v. 3

 

Christopher Kaiser

1991

ISBN
This book won a Templeton award.

Protestant Thought and Natural Science: A Historical Interpretation

John Dillenberger
Univ. of Notre Dame
1989
ISBN
For decades, this was one of the top scholarly overviews of the history of science.

When Science and Christianity Meet

Ronald L. Lindberg (Editor)
University of Chicago Press
2003
ISBN

Science and Its Limits: The Natural Sciences in Christian Perspective

Del Ratzsch
InterVarsity Press
2000
ISBN
An updated version of his 1986 book Philosophy of Science. Ratzsch is an expert in the philosophy of science and has written extensively on some of the main flash points that have traditionally existed between theology and science, especially around questions of cosmic origins.

Is Nature Enough? Meaning and Truth in the Age of Science

John Haught
Cambridge University Press
2006
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Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists Versus God and Religion

Mariano Giberson
Oxford University Press
2007
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The New Flatlanders: A Seeker’s Guide to the Theory of Everything

Eric Middleton
Templeton Foundation Press
2007
ISBN
Accessible, formatted as a conversation with students about cosmology, physics, philosophy, and faith.

The Faith of a Physicist

John Polkinghorne
Augsburg Fortress Publishers
1996
ISBN
Polkinghorne uses the framework of the Nicene Creed to address issues of faith and science.

Modern Physics and Ancient Faith

Stephen Barr
University of Notre Dame Press
2003
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Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible

Joel Green
Baker Academic
2008
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The Gospel according to Science Fiction : from the Twilight Zone to the Final Frontier

Gabriel Mckee
Westminster John Knox Press
2007
ISBN
Connections to faith from science fiction.

Beyond Paradise: Technology and Kingdom of God

Jack Clayton Swearengen
Wipf & Stock Publishers
2007
ISBN

The Science of God: An Introduction to Scientific Theology

Alister McGrath
Eerdmans
2004
ISBN
Short, accessible intro to his larger 3-volume work.

The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder

William P. Brown
Oxford
2010
ISBN
Recommended by both theologians and scientists. It heightens the tension around some issues (such as the fall), but it appears to far transcend many of the more narrow and tired discussions about the length of days at creation and other matters which did not trouble Warfield. At minimum, the volume assures us that there is great value in doing science, theology, and scriptural interpretation in concert.

Toward a Christian View of a Scientific World

George Murphy
CRR Publishing
2001
ISBN
Good introduction to science and faith issues, with a Christological emphasis. Includes questions for group discussion.

The Triune Creator: A Historical and Systematic Study

Colin Gunton
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
1998
ISBN

The Big Questions in Science and Theology

Keith Ward
Templeton Press
2008
ISBN

Science and Grace: God’s Reign in the Natural Sciences

Don Morris
Crossway Books
2006
ISBN

Religion and Science: An Introduction

Brendan Sweetman
Continuum
2010
ISBN
An even-handed introduction to the encounter between science and religion, including chapters on evolution, cosmology, and bioethics. Sweetman is a philosopher at a Jesuit university, and speaks from a theologically orthodox position. (Based on a review by Amos Young, Prof of Theology at Regent University in Virginia, who recommends the book for evangelical college students.)

Science Vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think

Elaine Ecklund
Oxford University Press
2010
ISBN
Ecklund, a sociologist, performed the most comprehensive study to date on the views that top scientists hold about religion. For a short summary of the book, see a column she wrote.

Everyday Practice of Science: Where Intuition and Passion Meet Objectivity and Logic

Frederick Grinnell
Oxford University Press
2009
ISBN
A cell biologist describes what doing science is really like, plus comments on science education and science public policy.

Responsible Technology: A Christian Perspective

Stephen V. Monsma (editor)
Eerdmans
1986
ISBN
Recommended by engineer Gayle Ermer as a classic text which articulates an approach to technology and engineering from a Christian perspective. (see Ermer’s essay for pastors at http://ministrytheorem.calvinseminary.edu/essays/wiwmpk/ResponsibleTechnology.pdf )

The Divine Proportion: A Study in Mathematical Beauty

H. E. Huntley
Dover
1970
ISBN
A book on beauty in mathematics and science.

Mathematics and the Aesthetic: A New Approach to an Ancient Affinity

Nathalie Sinclair (Editor) & David Primm (Editor) & William Higginson (Editor)
Springer
2010
ISBN
A book on beauty in mathematics and science.

Truth and Beauty: Aesthetic Motivations in Science

S. Chandrasekhar
University of Chicago Press
1990
ISBN
Beauty in math and science

Why Beauty is Truth: A History of Symmetry

Ian Stewart
Basic Books
2008
ISBN
A book on symmetry.

Euler’s Gem: The Polyhedron Formula and the Birth of Topology

David S. Richeson
Princeton University Press
2012
ISBN
A book on geometry, polyhedra, and higher dimensions.

Shape of Space

Jeff Weeks
CRC Press
2001
ISBN
A book on geometry, polyhedra, and higher dimensions.

Flatland: a Romance of Many Dimensions

Edwin Abbott & Robin Field

2012
ISBN
A classic book exploring geometry, polyhedra, and higher dimensions, as well as social commentary on Victorian society. Also consider the recent animated film: http://www.flatlandthemovie.com/

The Beauty of the Infinite

David Bentley Hart
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
2004
ISBN
Beauty and theology

Faith and Beauty: A Theological Aesthetic

Edward Farley
Ashgate Publishing
2001
ISBN
A book on beauty and theology.

Body, Soul and Life Everlasting: Biblical Anthropology and the Monism-Dualism Debates

John W. Cooper
Eerdmans Publishing Company
2000
ISBN
A defense of holistic dualism from Calvin Seminary professor John Cooper.

Neuroscience, Psychology, and Religion: Illusions, Delusions, and Realities about Human Nature

Malcolm Jeeves & Warren S. Brown
West Conshohocken: Templeton Foundation Press
2009
ISBN

Psychology Through the Eyes of Faith

David G. Myers & Malcolm A. Jeeves
San Francisco: HarperOne
Revised edition: 2002
ISBN

The Resurrection of the Body in Western Christianity

Caroline Walker Bynum
New York: Columbia University Press
1995
ISBN

Society, Ethics, and Technology, 4th Ed

Morton E. Winston & Ralph D. Edelbach
Thomson-Wadsworth: Belmont, CA
2011
ISBN

To Engineer is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design

Henry Petroski
Vintage Books: New York
1982
ISBN

A Free Enquiry into the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature

Robert Boyle & Edward B. Davis (Editor) & Michael Hunter (Editor)
Cambridge University Press
1996
ISBN

Robert Boyle: A Study in Science and Christian Belief

R. Hooykaas & H. Van Dyke (Trans.)
University Press of America
1997
ISBN

This book offers a comprehensive study of the thought of Robert Boyle in the context of his time. Boyle was a pioneer of experimental physics and founder of modern chemistry. Hooykaas provides a historical study of the relations between science and Christian faith in Boyle focusing on his views of religion, revelation, reason and experience. Boyle’s conception of science is compared with those of Descartes, Gassendi, Newton, Bacon and Pascal. It is a close textual study of the collected works of Boyle using the edition of 1772. It corrects criticism that Hooykaas abused history of science to engage in Christian apologetics. It is intended for historians of science, philosophers of science, students of religion and science relations, Boyle scholars, and historians of chemistry.

Boyle: Between God and Science

Michael Hunter
Yale University Press
2009
ISBN

Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics

Margaret Farley
Continuum
2008
ISBN
Farley is a leading Roman Catholic ethicist, writing about sexual ethics from a Christian perspective with academic rigor and an emphasics on justice. Topics include marriage, divorce, homosexuality, and celibacy. Chapters 6-7 provide more practical advice.

Real Scientists, Real Faith: 17 Leading Scientists Reveal the Harmony Between Their Science and Their Faith

R. J. Berry (editor)
Monarch Books
2009
ISBN

Brother Astronomer: Adventures of a Vatican Scientist

Guy Consolmagno
McGraw-Hill
2001
ISBN
Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno is an astronomer at the Vatican observatory, specializing in the study of meteorites. In a witty and engaging style, he discusses several topics: the Galileo incident, meteorites from Mars, trips to the Antarctic, his life as a scientist, and that studying creation is a way of worshiping the creator.

Questions of Truth: Fifty-one Responses to Questions About God, Science, and Belief

John Polkinghorne & Nicholas Beale
Westminster John Knox
2009
ISBN

God and Time: Four Views

Paul Helm & Alan Padgett & William Lane Craig & Nicholas Wolterstorff
IVP Academic
2001
ISBN
Did God create time? Did God exist before the universe? Does God have a different time stream than we do? Four scholars discuss their views.

Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism

Alvin Plantinga
Oxford University Press
2011
ISBN
It is astonishing that so many scientists, philosophers, and theologians think there is a serious conflict between science and theistic religion. In this superb book, the world’s leading philosopher of religion explains, with characteristic wit and perceptiveness, why none of the main reasons for thinking there is such a conflict are even remotely successful. –Mike Bergmann, Purdue University

Naturalism (Interventions)

Stewart Goetz & Charles Taliaferro
Eerdmans
2008
ISBN
“Goetz and Taliaferro make the most rigorous popularly accessible reply yet to the new atheists, as Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, and their lesser-known confreres have been dubbed. They critique philosophical naturalism, the bedrock of the new atheism, which holds that all phenomena can be accounted for by material physical processes, and also naturalist rejections of mind and the soul.” – Ray Olson

Song of a Scientist: The Harmony of a God-Soaked Creation

Calvin DeWitt
Square Inch
2012
ISBN

World-renowned environmental scientist Cal DeWitt is widely regarded as a pioneer in opening the eyes of the Christian community to the wonders of God’s Creation and the dangers of its degradation by human beings. With the rare combination of scientific rigor, poetic imagination, and a deep Christian faith, DeWitt probes the twin books of God’s Word and God’s world, nudging us toward grateful stewardship and praise, joining the doxology of all creation

Shaping a Digital World: Faith, Culture and Computer Technology

Derek C. Schuurman

ISBN

Publisher: IVP Academic, 2013

Derek Schuurman provides a brief theology of technology, rooted in the Reformed tradition and oriented around the grand themes of creation, fall, redemption and new creation.

Beyond the Cosmos: What Recent Discoveries in Astrophysics Reveal about the Glory and Love of God

Author: Hugh Ross

Publisher: Signalman Publishing; 3rd edition

ISBN

Improbable Planet

Author: Hugh Ross

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN

Science and Religion: Are They Compatible? (Point/Counterpoint)

Authors: Dennett, Daniel C. and Alvin Plantinga

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN

GENERAL: ORGANIZATION

Faraday Institute

link
Dennis Alexander, Director.

Christians in Science

link
Professional organization of Christians in science in the U.K., resources on many topics.

American Scientific Affiliation

link
Professional organization of Christians in science. The web site has resources on many topics. The “God & Nature” magazine is very accessible.

Presbyterian Association on Science, Technology and the Christian Faith

link
An organization of the Presbyterian Church USA. With a small membership fee, members receive the quarterly journal SciTech.

Solid Rock Lectures

Ken Wolgemuth (speaker) & Gregg Davidson (speaker)

link

Wolgemuth and Davidson are dedicated Christians and PhD geologists, who speak to lay Christians about the evidence that God created the earth billions of years ago. Their website has links to many technical articles but their presentations are very clear for non-scientists.

GENERAL: WEBSITE

Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

Giuseppe A. Tanzella-Nitti (Editor)

link
A collection of articles and resources on science and faith, many from a Catholic perspective.

Counterbalance Interactive Library: New Views on Complex Issues

 
link
This website offers articles and video on “complex issues from science, ethics, philosophy, and religion” including “the evolution/creation controversy, biomedical ethical challenges, and much more.”

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century

National Academy of Engineers

link

Grand Challenges

National Academy of Engineering

website: http://www.engineeringchallenges.org/

Scientists in Congregations

link

This program grants money to churches to improve partnerships between scientists, pastors, and parishioners in the church. Their website will offer resources, including resources developed in this program.

NATURE: ARTICLE

Wonders from My Vegetable Garden

Ron Klok

The Banner

January 18, 2011
link
Spiritual insights from gardening, connection to Jesus’ parables of seeds and harvest.

NATURE: BOOK

Autumn: a spiritual biography of the season

Gary Schmidt & Susan M. Felch
SkyLight Paths Publishing
2005
ISBN
Collection of devotions, poems, and short readings.

Summer: a spiritual biography of the season

Gary Schmidt & Susan M. Felch
SkyLight Paths Publishing
2007
ISBN
Collection of devotions, poems, and short readings.

NATURE: ORGANIZATION

Re-creation Wilderness Ministry

By Sophie Vanden Berg about Michael Fallon’s student wilderness ministry

The Banner

January 18, 2011

link
Dog-sledding and other outdoor activities, good theological foundation.

NATURE: WORSHIP PLANNING

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God: Resources on the Theme of Creation

Reformed Worship
March, 2004
link
Several prayers and litanies compiled by the editors of “Reformed Worship” magazine.

THEOLOGY: WEBSITE

Deb Haarsma and Scott Hoezee Discuss the Faith & Science Conversation

Scott Hoezee & Deb Haarsma

2013
link
Deb Haarsma and Scott Hoezee Discuss the Faith-Science Conversation

WORSHIP PLANNING: ARTICLE

Good Chemistry in a Fallen World

Roy Berkenbosch
Reformed Worship
March, 2007
link
A worship service led by chemists.

All Nature Sings

Dean R. Heetderks
Reformed Worship
June, 2001
link
Design for a banner to hang in a worship space.

Science and Faith in Harmony: Positive ways to include science in worship

Joan Huyser-Honig
Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
2009
link
Interview with Deb Haarsma and Scott Hoezee, plus links to many worship resources.

Life as a Psalm to the Lord: Thanking God for Holsteins and coyotes

Calvin B. DeWitt
Reformed Worship
March, 1995
link
Worship as a way of life for farmers and earth keepers.

Reformed Worship

Faith Alive Christian Resources

A quarterly magazine that provides practical help and support to worship planners, no advertising.

link

Roads to Paradise and Perdition: Christ, Evolution, and Original Sin

George Murphy

ASA3 Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith; explores human origins with a Christological emphasis.

2006

link

Science as an Instrument of Worship: Can recent scientific discovery inform and inspire worship and service?

Jennifer Wiseman

A NASA astronomer discusses worshipful responses to God’s creation and what science has learned about it.

2009

link

Indescribable: Encountering the Glory of God in the Beauty of the Universe

Louis Giglio & Matt Redman
David C. Cook
2012
ISBN
The book before you will lift your eyes to the skies, expand your mind, and refill your spirit with a new sense of the grandeur and awesome character of God. Jennifer Wiseman, evangelical Christian and NASA astronomer.

WORSHIP PLANNING: BOOK

Pulpit Science Fiction

George Murphy
CSS Publishing Company
2005
ISBN
Ways to use modern parables (science fiction) in sermons.

Nature, God, and Pulpit

Elizabeth Achtemeier
Eerdmans
1992
ISBN
Biblical reflections on how to preach science themes in Scripture, with sample sermons and meditations.

Proclaim the Wonder: Engaging Science on Sunday

Scott Hoezee
Baker
2003
ISBN
Weaving science into preaching.

In Plain Sight: Seeing God’s Signature throughout Creation

Charles Gordon
Designed on Purpose
2009
ISBN
40 devotional based on pairings of beautiful nature images. Gordon emphasizes beauty, wonder, and being more attentive to how nature points us to its Creator. More devotionals at the web site: http://www.designedonpurpose.com

Cosmic Witness: Commentaries on Science/Technology Themes

George Murphy, Lavonne Althouse & Russell Willis
CSS Publishing Company
1996
ISBN
This book is a genuine and rich gift to the church and its people. It opens up vast resources from scripture and the liturgy for speaking to our contemporary existence in a scientific and technological world. Not only will preaching from this commentary enrich our spiritual life, it will also challenge and deeply shape our response to the preached Word in our individual and social lives. We have been waiting for a long time to see this kind of resource for biblical preaching!

Philip Hefner, Professor of Systematic Theology, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Science and Christian Faith Beyond Dualism: Sermons and Essays on Christian Faith, Science, and Technology

Daniel W. Martin (editor)
Presbyterian Publishing House
1992
ISBN
A collection of sermons from the Presbyterian Church USA. Out of print, but available used.

Preaching Creation Throughout the Church Year

Jennifer Phillips
Cowley Publications
2000
ISBN
This book is organized around the lectionary calendar, showing connections between the Bible readings of the church year and a range of science and nature topics. Phillips is an Episcopal priest.

The Best Preaching on Earth: Sermons on Caring for Creation

Stan LeQuire (editor)
Judson Press
1996
ISBN
A lively collection of interesting sermons by preachers famous and obscure.

WORSHIP PLANNING: IMAGES

Artwork: Ashes & Snow

Gregory Colbert
link
An artist photographs animals in their natural habitat while interacting with humans. The photos are beautiful and meditative.

WORSHIP PLANNING: ORGANIZATION

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

link
Provides resources and ideas, grants to churches, annual conference, etc.

Cosmos: Refaithing Science

Regent College
link
Workshops and online resources on science and faith issues for ministers, developed by Regent College. Cosmos is a resource web page, while Pastoral Science (http://cosmos.regent-college.edu/cohort/pastoral-science/) is their program for actively serving pastors.

The Colossian Forum on Faith, Science, and Culture

link
The Colossian Forum facilitates dialogue on divisive topics within the church and approaches differing perspectives as Christ-given opportunities to build community, expand knowledge, and deepen faith.

WORSHIP PLANNING: PRAYER

The Glory of Creation

Fritz Pawelzik
Reformed Worship
June, 1990
link
Praising God for creation, particularly the harvest.

WORSHIP PLANNING: SERMON

Thank You, God, for Water, Soil, and Air: Four services celebrating creation

John Paarlberg
Reformed Worship
March, 1995
link
Four services, including short sermons.

Genesis 1: The End in the Beginning

Scott Hoezee
Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids MI

link

Psalm 8: How Majestic!

Scott Hoezee
Calvin Christian Reformec Church, Grand Rapids, MI

link

Psalm 19: The Elegant Universe

Scott Hoezee
Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI
2005
link

Psalm 29: All Cry Glory!

Scott Hoezee
Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI
2004
link

Psalm 90: Throughout All Generations

Scott Hoezee
Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI
2003
link

Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5: Holy Time (a sermon on the 4th Commandment)

Scott Hoezee
Calvin CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

link

Ecclesiastes 9:1-12: Time, Chance, and God

Scott Hoezee
Calvin CRC, Grand Rapids, MI

link

Colossians 1:15-23: Every Creature

Scott Hoezee
Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids MI
2000
link

Matthew 24:36-51: The Days of Noah

Scott Hoezee
Calvin Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids MI
2004
link

1 Kings 4:29-34

Dr Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Genesis 1:14-19

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Genesis 1:22&28

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Genesis 1:3

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Genesis 2:15

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Genesis 2:9-10

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Genesis 30:31-43

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Genesis 3:14-15

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012. written for the Ministry Theorem

link

Genesis 7:11; 8:1-3a

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Jeremiah 4:22-28

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Leviticus 19:19, Deuteronomy 22:9-11

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

 

Proverbs 8:22-28

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Psalm 148

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Psalm 19:4 and others

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

Psalm 29

Dr. Rolf Bouma

2012, written for The Ministry Theorem

link

WORSHIP PLANNING: SONG

Praise the Source of Faith and Learning

Thomas Troeger
Oxford University Press
1994

The chorus compares faith and learning to two currents that blend “till they carve a single course,” returning to God, their source. Can be sung to Hyfrydol, a common Welsh tune used for “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling,” “Alleluia, Sing to Jesus,” and other hymns. The song is licensed through LicenSing: http://www.licensingonline.org

Indescribable

Chris Tomlin

2004
link

Canticle to the Sun

Saint Francis of Assisi
link
praises God for “Brother Sun,” “Sister Water,” etc.

Habel Hymns Volume One: Songs for Celebrating With Creation

Norman C. Habel

2004
link
Several songs for celebrating with creation, lyrics that can be sung to common hymn tunes.

The First Place

Matt Westerholm
link
Christ as creator. Follow link for lyrics and chord charts. Piano arrangement in “Singing the New Testament” and “Contemporary Songs for Worship.”

And Your Praise Goes On

Chris Rice

lyrics : LINK

Hallelujahs

Chris Rice
link

God of Wonders Beyond Our Galaxy

Third Day
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CBNE25rtnE

Cannons

Phil Wickham

2007
LINK
The lyrics rejoice in God’s creation: “Beautiful and free/ song of galaxies/ reaching far beyond the milky way/ let’s join in with the sound.”

WORSHIP PLANNING: WEBSITE

St. Francis Day

The Text This Week: Lectionary, Scripture Study and Worship Links and Resources

link

Hymnary.org: Creation Hymns

link

Hymnary.org is a comprehensive website on hymn texts, tunes, sources. You are able to search for hymns related to Creation.

The Worship Sourcebook

Emily Brink & John Witvliet
Faith Alive Christian Resources
2004 (2nd edition published in 2013)
link
This is a fantastic resource for worship planning, and includes liturgical pieces that emphasize creation.

YOUNG EARTH CREATIONISM: BOOK

The Genesis Flood: The Biblical Record and its Scientific Implications

John C. Whitcomb & Henry M. Morris
Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing
1961
ISBN

Evolution Exposed: Your Evolution Answer Book for the Classroom

Roger Patterson
published by Answers in Genesis
2007
ISBN

The New Answers Book 2

Ken Ham
Master Books
15-May-08
ISBN

The Young Earth

John Morris
Master Books; Har/Cdr Re edition
2007

John Morris is president of the Institute for Creation Research in El Cajon, CA, and has a PhD in Geology from the University of Oklahoma. He is a popular speaker and author, and in addition to his writing and research, has searched Turkey’s Mt. Ararat several times for Noah s ark.

ISBN

Genetic Entropy & the Mystery of the Genome

John Stanford
published by ILN
2007
ISBN

Old Earth Creationism on Trial: The Verdict Is In

Tim Chaffey and Jason Lisle
Master Books
2008
ISBN

Evolution: The Grand Experiment: Vol. 1

Dr. Carl Werner
New Leaf Press
2007, updated edition 2014
ISBN

Evolution: The Grand Experiment: Vol. 2 – Living Fossils

Dr. Carl Werner
New Leaf Press
2009
ISBN

Earth’s Catastrophic Past

Andrew Snelling
Institute for Creation Research
2009
ISBN

YOUNG EARTH CREATIONISM: DVD

Radioactive and Radiocarbon Dating

Andrew Snelling

DVD

2006
Amazon link

YOUNG EARTH CREATIONISM: WEBSITE

Answers in Genesis

For overall perspectives on Young Earth Creationism.

link

Institute for Creation Research

link
For overall perspectives on Young Earth Creationism.

Video of the Nye-Ham Debate

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6kgvhG3AkI

You may view the entire debate between Bill Nye “The Science Guy” and Ken Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis as it was held at Ham’s Creation Museum, February 4, 2014.

Video of the Nye-Ham Debate (follow up 1)

 
link
Here you can read responses by several of the people involved at Biologos

Video of the Nye-Ham Debate (follow up 2)

link
Additionally, Ken Ham taped a post-debate interview to elaborate on some of his responses and to express items he did not have time for in the debate.