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Volume 1
Number 1 / June 2003
Number 2 / October 2003

Volume 2
Number 1 / April 2004
Number 2 / October 2004

Volume 3
Number 1 / March 2005
Number 2 / July 2005
Number 3 / November 2005

Volume 4
Number 1 / March 2006
Number 2 / July 2006

Number 3 / November 2006

Volume 5
Number 1 / March 2007
Number 2 / July 2007
Number 3 / November 2007

Volume 6
Number 1 / February 2008
Number 2 / June 2008
Number 3 / August 2008
Number 4 / November 2008

Volume 7
Number 1 / February 2009

Number 2 / May 2009
Number 3 / August 2009
Number 4 / November 2009

Volume 8
Number 1/ February 2010
Number 2/ May 2010
Number 3/ August 2010
Number 4/November 2010

Volume 9
Number 1/ February 2011
Number 2/ May 2011
Number 3/ August 2011
Number 4/ November 2011

Volume 10
Number 1/ February 2012
Number 2/ May 2012
Number 3/ August 2012
Number 4/ November 2012

Volume 11
Number 1/ February 2013
Number 2/ May 2013
Number 3/ August 2013
Number 4/ November 2013

Volume 12
Number 1/ February 2014
Number 2/ May 2014
Number 3/ August 2014
Number 4/ November 2014

Volume 13
Number 1/February 2015



Volume 12 Number 2/ May 2014

Ian G. Barbour (1923–2013): In Memoriam to the Pioneer of Science and Religion, by Robert John Russell  

The Intrinsic Moral Value of the Human Embryo: Holistic Anthropology and the Use of Human Embryos in Research, by Angeliki Kerasidou  
Contesting Faith, Truth, and Religious Language at the Creation Museum: A Historical-Theological Reflection, by Brent Hege  
Reasons for the Newness of the World: Craig's Kalam Cosmological Argument, Interdisciplinary Theology, and Best Explanations, by Daniel Pedersen & Christopher Lilley  

Book Symposioum: Responses to Russell's  Response on Time in Eternity
Does Flowing Time Have a Fractal-like Structure?, by Wolfgang Achtner  
A Response to Russell's Response, by Gennaro Auletta, Ivan Colagé & Lluc Torcal  
A Response to the Response of Robert John Russell, by Johanne S. Teglbjaerg Kristensen  
On God and Time: A Rejoinder to Russell, by Alan G. Padgett
Responding to Russell's Response on Time in Eternity, by Kirk Wegter-McNelly

Book Reviews
The Enigma of i-Consciousness by Anindita Niyogi Balslev (reviewed by Whitney A. Bauman)
Science and Faith: A New Introduction by John F. Haught (reviewed by Jamie L. Randolph)

Volume 12 Number 1/ February 2014

The Hermeneutics of Science and Scripture and Emergent Levels of Meaning, by Joshua M. Moritz
The Justice of Patenting Human Genes, by Braden Molhoek

Stenmark's Multidimensional Model and the Contemporary Debate on Islam and Science, by Stefano Bigliardi
Astrotheology and Spaceflight: Prophecy, Transcendence and Salvation on the High Frontier, by Albert A. Harrison
Badiou, Keyser, and the Theo-mathematics of the Infinite, by Hollis Phelps
Fine Tuning, Atheist Criticism, and the Fifth Way, by Glenn Sinisalchi

Book Symposium: Time In Eternity: Pannenberg, Physics, and Eschatology in Creative Mutual Interaction
Reflecting on Time in Eternity, by Wolfgang Achtner
Discontinuity and Continuity between the Present Creation and New Creation, by Gennaro Auletta, Ivan Colagé, and Lluc Torcal
Robert Russell's use of Pannenberg in Time in Eternity, by Johanne S. Teglbjaerg Kristensen
God, Time, and Eternity, by Alan Padgett
The Creative Mutual Interaction of Time and Eternity, by Kirk Wegter-McNelly
A Response to the Reviewers, by Robert John Russell

Book Reviews
Christina as der Au, Im Horizont der Anrede (reviewed by Andreas Losch)
Sally Satel and Scott Lilienfeld, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience (reviewed by Alan Weissenbacher)


Volume 11 Number 3/ August 2013

Toward a Theology of the Evolutionarily Unfit, by Ted Peters


Recent Roman Catholic Interpretations of Evolution, by Robert John Russell
The Higgs Boson: An Adventure in Critical Realism, by Ted Peters and Carl Peterson
Protestantism and Mysticism from the Perspective of Neuroscience, by Wolfgang Achtner and Ulrich Ott
A Critique of Wolfhart Pannenberg's Scientific Theology, by Daniel R. Alvarez
“Mind the Gap”: How Gaps in Neuroscience Can Inform Theological Understanding, by James M. Kerns
The Myth of Mortification: The Cosmic Insignificance of Humanity and the Rhetoric of ‘Copernican Revolutions’, by Jim Slagle
Wonder Divine: At End but Ever New, by Lloyd Sandelands and Arne Carlsen
Theological Attentiveness to A Universe from Nothing: A Review Essay, by Patrick J. Cronin

Book Review
Johannes Reinke: Leben und Werk eines lutherischen Botanikers by Volker Wissemann (reviewed by Markus Loeffler)


Volume 11 Number 2/ May 2013

The Planet We Adore, by Ted Peters

E. O. Wilson's Conquest of Earth, by Ted Peters
Evolutionary Perspectives and Transdisciplinary Intersections: A Roadmap to Generative Areas of Overlap in Discussing Human Nature, by Augustin Fuentes
Religion, Theology and Science: A Reformational-Dooyeweerdian Approach, by Renato Coletto
Hegel and Whitehead: In Search for Sources of Contemporary Versions of Panentheism in Science/Theology Dialogue, by Mariusz Tabaczek, O.P.

Book Reviews
Cyborg Selves: A Theological Anthropology of the Posthuman by Jeanine Thweatt-Bates (reviewed by Adam Pryor)
Unlocking Divine Action: Contemporary Science & Thomas Aquinas by Michael J. Dodds, O.P. (reviewed by Mariusz Tabaczek, O.P.)


Volume 11 Number 1/ February 2013

God's Creation Through Evolution and the Language of Scripture, by Joshua M. Moritz

Christian Mysticism and Science: The Psychological Dimension, by Normand M. Laurendeau
Veiled Reality and Structural Realism, by Joseph A. Bracken, S.J.
Space Conquest and Ritual Practices: Lighting Candles for Ariane, by Jacques Arnould
Icons, Science, and Faith: Comparative Examination of the Shroud of Turin and the Sudarium of Oviedo, by Kelly P. Kearse
Theistic Multiverse and Slippery Slopes: A Response to Klaas Kraay, by Anna Ijjas, Johannes Grössl, and Ludwig Jaskolla

Book Reviews
Vast Universe Extraterrestrials and Christian Revelation by Thomas F. O'Meara (reviewed by William R. Stoeger, S.J.)
Can Christianity Cure Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? by Ian Osborn (reviewed by Natasha Dagys)
Living in Spain: Narrative as a Distributed Ontology of Human Action by Andrew P. Porter (reviewed by Matthew Crabb)


Volume 10 Number 4/ November 2012

The Higgs Boson, the Rationality of Nature, and the Logos of God, by Robert John Russell
Normand Laurendeau: Spirituality and Science at the Apex of His Life's Vision, by Robert John Russell

Christian Mysticism and Science: The Phenomenological Dimension, by Normand M. Laurendeau
The Physical Status of Astronomical Models Before the 1570s: The Curious Case of Lutheran Astronomer George Joachim Rheticus, by Nienke W.J. Roelants
The Perichoresis of Light, by David Grandy & Marc-Charles Ingerson
The Temptation of Lot's Wife: How Far Theology Departs from Science, by Eduardo R. Cruz
Imago Dei and Simulatio or Imitatio Dei: A Philosophical Essay on Empathy, by Anne L.C. Runehov
Declaring War on the Conflict Thesis: A Review Essay, by Stephen D. Snobelen

Book Reviews
God and the World of Signs: Trinity, Evolution and the Metaphysical Semiotics of C.S. Peirce by Andrew Robinson (reviewed by Nicola Hoggard Creegan)
Religion and Science in Context: A Guide to the Debates by Willem B. Drees (reviewed by Andrew Porter)
Keeping God's Earth: The Global Environment in Biblical Perspective
, eds. Noah J. Toly and Daniel I. Block (reviewed by Austin Leininger)
Religion and the New Atheism: A Critical Appraisal
, ed. Amarnath Amarasingam (reviewed by Benjamin B. DeVan)


Volume 10 Number 3/ August 2012

Stem Cells, Aging, and the Fountain of Youth, by Ted Peters

Christian Mysticism and Science: The Epistemological Dimension, by Normand M. Laurendeau
Sanctity and Science: The Mysticism of Theologically Engaging Science, by Heidi Ann Russell
The Perichoresis of Light, by David Grandy & Marc-Charles Ingerson
Polkinghorne and Cartwright on Pluralism and Metaphysic, by Eric Martin
Teleology and Theology: The Cognitive Science of Teleology and the Aristotelian Virtues of Techne and Wisdom, by Brian Patrick Green
Challenges for Christianity and Barriers to Dialogue in World Religions, by Carl Peterson

Book Reviews
Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age by Robert Bellah (reviewed by Alan Weissenbacher)
Biological Evolution: Facts and Theories. A Critical Appraisal 150 Years After The Origin of Species by G. Auletta, M. Leclerc, and R.A. Martínez, eds. (reviewed by John M. Braverman)


Volume 10 Number 2/ May 2012

The War that Never Was: Exploding the Myth of the Historical Conflict Between Christianity and Science, by Joshua M. Moritz


Respect and Promote the Community of Life with Justice and Wisdom, by Roger A. Willer
Theological Anthropology, Philosophical Anthropology, and the Human Sciences, by Owen C. Thomas
Transhumanism or Ultrahumanism? Teilhard de Chardin on Technology, Religion and Evolution, by Ilia Delio
Religion and Science as Inclinations toward the Search for Global Meaning, by Giuseppe Tanzella-Nitti
Raymund Schwager: Integrating the Fall and Original Sin with Evolutionary Theory, by Jonathan Chappell
Dawkins in Wisdom's Garden: Scientific Naturalism in The God Delusion, by Jason N. Blum

Book Reviews
The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible does and doesn't say about human origins by Peter Enns (reviewed by Jonathon Jong)
Living With Other Creatures: Green Exegesis and Theology by Richard Bauckham (reviewed by Marilyn Matevia)


Volume 10 Number 1/ February 2012

Why Didn't Jesus Come?, by Ted Peters

Early Twentieth-Century Buddhist Microbiology and Shifts in Chinese Buddhism’s “Actual Canon”, by Erik Hammerstrom
Ambiguity, the Trinity, and Naturalism: From the Methodology of Pannenberg to the Phenomenology of Merleau-Ponty, by Johanne Stubbe Teglbjaerg
The Presumption and Insight of New Atheism, by Andrew Linscott

Dialogue: Scientific Vetoes and the Hands-Off God
Scientific Vetoes and the Hands-Off God: Can We Say that God Acts in History?, by Thomas Tracy
Emergence and Evidentialism: A Consideration of Thomas Tracy’s Special Divine Action and Theodicy, by Adam Pryor
Scientific Vetoes and the Hands-Off God: Divine Immanence, Quantum Mechanics, and the Search for a Better Way, by Michael J. Dodds O.P.
Toward a Comprehensive Theology of Divine Action, by Junghyung Kim
Eschatological Hope: A Grateful Response to Tom Tracy, by Robert John Russell

Book Review
SuperCooperators: Altrusim, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed by Martin A. Nowak and Roger Highfield (reviewed by Gregory R. Peterson)


Volume 9 Number 4/ November 2011

The Search for Adam Revisited: Evolution, Biblical Literalism, and the Question of Human Uniqueness, by Joshua M. Moritz

How Nature and Beauty Can Bring Scientists and Theologians Together, by Gregory S. Cootsona
After Lakatos, by Josh Reeves
Moral Instincts and the Problem with Reductionism: A Critical Look at the Work of Marc Hauser, by Joseph Bankard
The Human Body as Corpus Absconditum, by Antje Jackelén
Gender: Genetics, Genitality, Generosity (grace), Gentility, by Robert Roger Lebel

Book Symposium: Sacred Cells? Why Christians Should Support Stem Cell Research
A Response to Sacred Cells?, by Robert Roger Lebel
A Response to Sacred Cells?, by Richard M. Gula, S.S.
A Response to Sacred Cells?, by Ronald Cole-Turner
A Response to Sacred Cells?, by Lisa Fullam
Sacred Cells? Response to the Respondents, by Gaymon Bennett, Karen Lebacqz, and Ted Peters

Book Review
Technology and Religion: Remaining Human in a Co-created World by Noreen Herzfeld (reviewed by John Slattery)


Volume 9 Number 3 /August 2011

John Paul II on Science and Religion: A Deeply Appreciative Reflection, by Robert John Russell

Celestial Aesthetics: Over our Heads and/or in our Heads, by Holmes Rolston, III
Toward a Cosmic Christology: A Kergymatic Proposal, by H. Paul Santmire
Evolution, the End of Human Uniqueness, and the Election of the Imago Dei, by Joshua M. Moritz
An Eastern Orthodox Theological Basis for Interplanetary Environmental Ethics, by Vladimir V.M. Tobin and A. Randall Olson

Book Review
The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values by Sam Harris (reviewed by Brian Green)


Volume 9 Number 2 /May 2011

Are We Getting Closer to ET?, by Ted Peters
Genetics, Faith, and Responsibility, by Per Anderson
Genetics and Religion: Prospects for Dialogue, by V. Elving Anderson

Sequencing the Human Genome: Gateway to Personalized Medicine or the New Eugenics?, by William S. Oetting
Finding a Locus for Dialogue between Genetics and Theology, by Bruce R. Reichenbach
A Geneticist Responds, by William S. Oetting
The Behavioral Genetics of Religiousness, by Laura B. Koenig and Matt McGue
The Religion of Genetics in Epistemology and Ethics, by James C. Peterson
The Last Shall Be First: Human Potential in Genetic and Theological Perspectives, by M. Therese Lysaught

 Book Symposium

Cosmology—from Alpha to Omega: The Creative Mutual Interaction of Theology and Science, by Robert John Russell

“Omega” in Cosmology and Eschatology, by Philip Clayton
Divine Action, Resurrection, and the Transformation of the Universe, by Denis Edwards
From MCI to NIODA and FINLON: An Appreciative Response to Robert John Russell’s opus , by Niels Henrik Gregersen
Theodicy and Eschatology in Cosmology—from Alpha to Omega, by Christoper Southgate
Special Divine Action and the Problem of Evil in Cosmology—from Alpha to Omega, by Thomas F. Tracy
Cosmology—from Alpha to Omega: Key Themes and Critiques, by Keith Ward
An Appreciative Response to my Reviewers, by Robert J. Russell


Volume 9 Number 1 /February 2011

Theology and Mathematics: What is to Come, by James Bradley

Theology and Mathematics—Key Themes and Central Historical Figures, by James Bradley
Theism and Mathematics, by Alvin Plantinga

The German Reformation and the Mathematization of the Created World, by Charlotte Methuen
Kepler’s Trinitarian Cosmology, by Owen Gingerich
God, Truth, and Mathematics in Nineteenth Century England, by Joan L. Richards
Truth and Proof in Mathematics and (Philosophical) Theology, by Wolfgang Achtner
Infinity in Mathematics and Theology, by Christian Tapp  
Theology and the actual infinite: Burley and Cantor, by Stewart Shapiro
The Divine Truth of Mathematics and the Origins of Linear Algebra by Albert C. Lewis
How Gödel relates Platonism to Mathematics by Xing Taotao
The Scope and Limitations of Algebras: Some Historical and Philosophical Consideration, by Ivor Grattan-Guinness
Mathematics and Mysticism, Name Worshipping, Then and Now, by Jean-Michel Kantor
The Power of Names, by Loren Graham

 Book Review
Islam, Science and the Challenge of History, by Ahmad Dallal (reviewed by R. Daren Erisman)


Volume 8 Number 4 /November 2010

STARS: Science and Transcendence Advanced Research Series—Completing the Grant, Continuing the Research, by Robert John Russell

Theologians wanted! Some Reflections about the Creation/Evolution Debate, by Jacques Arnould
Cosmic Commons: Contact and Community, by John Hart
Critical Realism – A Sustainable Bridge between Science and Religion?, by Andreas Losch
The Darwin-Gray Exchange, by Bethany Sollereder

Book Reviews
Nature and Scripture in the Abrahamic Religions: Up to 1700, edited by Jitse M. van der Meer and Scott Mandelbrote (reviewed by Denis O. Lamoureux)
Defining Love: A Philosophical, Scientific, and Theological Engagement by Thomas Jay Oord (reviewed by William Schwartz)


Volume 8 Number 3 /August 2010

ET: An Alien Enemy or Celestial Savior?, by Ted Peters

John Polkinghorne on Three Scientist-Theologians, by Ian G. Barbour
Incarnation and Semiotics: A Theological and Anthropological Hypothesis (Part 1:  Incarnation and Peirce’s Taxonomy of Signs, by Christopher Southgate and Andrew J. Robinson)
Incarnation and Semiotics: A Theological and Anthropological Hypothesis ( Part II: Semiotics, Anthropology and Religious Transformation, by Christopher Southgate and Andrew J. Robinson)
Religious Symbolism at the Limits of Human Engagement, by F. LeRon Shults
Feeling Our Way Forward: Continuity and Discontinuity Within the Cosmic Process, by Joseph A. Bracken

Book Reviews

A Review Conversation: Willem B. Drees and Alister E. McGrath

Religion and Science in Context: A Guide to the Debates by Willem B. Drees reviewed by Alister E. McGrath (with response by Drees)
Science and Religion: A New Introduction by Alister E. McGrath reviewed by Willem B. Drees (with response by McGrath)
Emergent Freedom: Naturalizing Free Will by James Haag (reviewed by Josh Reeves)


Volume 8 Number 2 /May 2010

Detecting ET and the Implications for Life on Earth, by Ted Peters
Science Fiction, ET, and the Theological Cosmology of Avatar, by Joshua M. Moritz

Ripostes and Responses
Science, Religion, and Evolution by Natural Selection: A Response to Francisco J. Ayala, by Jack Maze and Cyril V. Finnegan

The Rationality of Ultimate Concern: Moral Exemplars, Theological Ethics, and the Science of Moral Cognition, by
Gregory R. Peterson, Michael Spezio, James A. Van Slyke, Kevin Reimer, and Warren Brown

Reduction and the Cognitive Science of Religion: Problems and Prospects for Future Exploration, by James A. Van Slyke
Divine Omniscience: Is God’s Foreknowledge At Risk in the Context of Contemporary Science?, byChristopher Yeung
The Atheist Surge: Faith in Science, Secularism, and Atheism, by Owen C. Thomas
Combating the Fifth Wave of Creationism: Religious Leaders and Scientists Working Together, by Michael Zimmerman
Intelligent Design: It’s Just Too Good to Be True, by Chris Doran

Book Reviews

Truth and Tension in Science and Religion by Varadaraja V. Raman (reviewed by Stacey E. Ake)
Thank God for Evolution: How the Marriage of Science and Religion Will Transform Your Life and Our World by Michael Dowd
(reviewed by Adam Pryor)


Volume 8 Number 1 / February 2010

A New View on Evolution and Catholic Faith: Report from the 2009 Conference at the Gregorian University, by Robert J. Russell
Highlights of the Pontifical Gregorian University's International Conference on Biological Evolution, by Gennaro Auletta and William R. Stoeger, S.J.

Ripostes and Responses
Explaining and Explaining Away Religious Belief: Van Till's Criticisms of Barrett, by Jeffrey P. Schloss and Michael J. Murray

2009 William Witherspoon Lecture
Mystery, Values and Meaning: Religious Options that Respect Science, by Willem B. Drees

The Nature of Light: Perspectives from Theology and Science, by Fraser Watts
The ETI Myth: Idolatrous Fantasy or Creditable Inference?, by Albert A. Harrison
Two Examples of How the History of Mathematics Can Inform Theology, by Carlos R. Bovell
Between a Just and a Knowing Faith: The Dialectic of Negative Theology, by Andrew Padgett
Remembering William G. Pollard, by Lawrence W. Fagg

Book Reviews

Introduction to A Review Conversation

Eco-Theology by Celia Deane-Drummond (reviewed by Sallie McFague)
Response to Sallie McFague's Review of Eco-Theology (by Celia Deane-Drummond)
A New Climate for Theology by Sallie McFague (reviewed by Celia Deane-Drummond)
Response to Celia Deane-Drummond's Review of A New Climate for Theology (by Sallie McFague)

Ritualizing Nature: Renewing Christian Liturgy in a Time of Crisis by H. Paul Santmire (reviewed by Kyle K. Schiefelbein)


Volume 7 Number 4 / November 2009

Does Faith Contaminate Science? On the Appointment of Francis Collins, by Ted Peters
"Of Mice and Men": Making Babies from Stem Cells, by Ted Peters
New Book Review Features, by Oliver Putz

Evolution and Providence: A Response to Thomas Tracy, by John C. Polkinghorne
Evolution by Natural Selection: Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion, by Francisco J. Ayala
From Atheism to Theodicy to Intelligent Design: Responding to the Work of Francisco J. Ayala, by Chris Doran
Love Actually: A Theodicy Response to Suffering in Nature. In Dialogue with Francisco Ayala, by Oliver Putz
Rendering unto Science and God: Is NOMA Enough?, by Joshua M. Moritz
Evolution Beyond Biology: Comments and Responses, by Francisco J. Ayala
The Causality Distinction, Kenosis, and a Middle Way: Aquinas and Polkinghorne on Divine Action, by Craig A. Boyd and Aaron D. Cobb
Perfecting not Perfect: Christology and Pneumatology within an Imperfect Yet Purposeful Creation, by Graham O'Brien

Book Reviews
The Human Phenomenon by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (reviewed by John F. Haught)
The Deep Structure of Biology: Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal? by Simon Conway Morris, ed. (reviewed by Kenneth R. Miller)
Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul by Kenneth R. Miller (reviewed by W. Malcolm Byrnes)
Das Saugetier von Gottes Gnaden: Evolution, Bewusstsein, Freiheit by Ulrich Luke (reviewed by Oliver Putz)


Volume 7 Number 3 / August 2009

Doubt, Deception, and Dogma: Science and Religion in Film, by Joshua M. Moritz

Prolepsis and the Physics of Retrocausality, by George L. Murphy
Progress with Science and Religion Issues: Critical Questions and Suggestions, by Karl Helmut Reich
Applying Relational and Contextual Reasoning (RCR) to Understand Human-Divine Relationships, by Maureen H. Miner
A Mathematical Model of Divine Infinity, by Eric C. Steinhart
Thomas Torrance: "Retreat to Commitment" or a New Place for Natural Theology?, by Rodney D. Holder

Book Reviews
Confessions of an Alien Hunter: a Scientist's Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence by Seth Shostak (reviewed by Ted Peters)
Original Selfishness: Original Sin and Evil in the Light of Evolution by Darryl P. Domning and Monica K. Hellwig (reviewed by Joshua M. Moritz)


Volume 7 Number 2 / May 2009

Where’s “Nature” in “Natural Law”?, by Ted Peters
Interiority and Purpose: Emerging Points of Contact for Theology and the Neurosciences, by Michael L. Spezio

The Spirit at Work in the World: A Pentecostal-Charismatic Perspective on the Divine Action Project, by Amos Yong
Hylomorphism and Human Wholeness: Perspectives on the Mind-Brain Problem, by Michael J. Dodds OP
Neurotheology: What Can We Expect from a (Future) Catholic Version?, by Wilfried Apfalter
Cotton Mather’s Scientific Method for Prayer, by George Faithful
Emergence and “Science of Ethos”: Toward a Tillichian Ethical Framework, by Nimi Wariboko


Volume 7 Number 1 / February 2009

CTNS Publications in 2008, by Nathan Hallanger

Astrotheology and the ETI Myth, by Ted Peters
Metaphysics and Natural Science, by Owen Thomas
Resonance:  Hearing the Christian Mystics Through Metaphors Drawn From Physics, by Susan D'Amato
Entropy, The Fall, and Tillich: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Original Sin, by David Bradnick
On the Origins of Critical Realism, by Andreas Losch

Book Reviews
Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution by Denis O. Lamoureux (reviewed by Jack Maze)
God and the New Atheism: A Critical Response to Dawkins, Harris and Hitchens by John F. Haught (reviewed by Derek R. Nelson)
Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth by Laurel Kearns and Catherine Keller, eds. (reviewed by Chris Doran)


Volume 6 Number 4 / November 2008

CTNS Honors the Life of Sir John Templeton: A Unique and Outstanding Philanthropist Supporting Science and Religion, by Robert J. Russell
Physical Pointers to God’s Omnipresence: Do Immanence and Transcendence Coalesce?, by Lawrence W. Fagg

What Is ‘Intervention’?, by Alvin Plantinga
The Field of Science and Religion as Natural Philosophy, by Josh A. Reeves
An Eastern Orthodox Perspective on Microbial Life on Mars, by A. Randall Olson and Vladimir V. M. Tobin
Does Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life Threaten Religion and Philosophy?, by Jacques Arnould


Volume 6 Number 3 / August 2008

Religion, the Royal Society, and the Rise of Science, by Peter Harrison
Variety in Mysticism and Parallels with Science, by Varadaraja V. Raman
What Theology Can Do for Science, by Antje Jackelén
The Fallen Cosmos: An Aspect of Eastern Christian Thought and Its Relevance to the Dialogue Between Science and Theology, by Christopher C. Knight
Science Instruction in the Context of Christian Faith, by Brock C. Schroeder
Anticipation in Spirit and Nature: John Haught’s Use of the Ontological Argument, by Michael Raschko
How Firm a Foundation? A Response to Justin L. Barrett’s 'Is the Spell Really Broken?’, by Howard J. Van Till

Book Reviews
Buddhist-Christian Dialogue in an Age of Science by Paul Ingram(reviewed by John B. Cobb)
Hidden Dimensions: The Unification of Physics and Consciousness by B. Alan Wallace (reviewed by Paul O. Ingram)
Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement by Christine Rosen (reviewed by Nathan J. Hallanger)


Volume 6 Number 2 / June 2008

Launching the Ian G. Barbour Lectureship in Religion and Modernity, by Robert John Russell
CTNS Science and Transcendence Advanced Research Series Update, by Nathan J. Hallanger

Francisco Ayala's Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion: Critiques & Response
Ayala's Gift to Science and Religion, by Michael Zimmerman
Searching for Meaning in a Pointless World, by Susan Blackmore
Science and Religion: A Fundamental Face-Off or Is There A Tertium Quid?, by Joshua M. Moritz
Can a Scientific Theory Ameliorate a Theological Difficulty?, by Michael J. Behe
An Easy Solution, by Walter R. Hearn
Ayala's Potemkin Village, by William A. Dembski
An Evolutionist Thinks About Religion, by Michael Ruse
In Praise of Imperfection, by John F. Haught
Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion: Commentaries and Responses, by Francisco J. Ayala

The Import of Physical Cosmology for Philosophical Cosmology, by Wesley J. Wildman
Modern Science and the Interpretation of Genesis: Can We Learn from Dietrich Bonhoeffer?, by Rodney D. Holder
Dialogue in Our Cosmic Aloneness, by Lawrence W. Fagg
Does Darwin's Theory Deserve Theological Support, and Does Evolution Need Darwin's Theory?, by Jack Maze and Cyril V. Finnegan


Volume 6 Number 1 / February 2008

Theology and Science Update, by James W. Haag
CTNS, Theology and Science, and the Graduate Theological Union, by Nathan J. Hallanger
Muslims, Christians, Stem Cells, and Neighbor Love, by Ted Peters
Completing the Bridge: The CTNS Logo, by Robert John Russell

Shadow Sophia in Christological Perspective: The Evolution of Sin and the Redemption of Nature, by Celia Deane-Drummond
Freedom and Morality in Nonhuman Animals: Comparative Difficulties, by James W. Haag
Response to ‘Shadow Sophia in Christological Perspective: The Evolution of Sin and the Redemption of Nature’, by Nathan J. Hallanger
Reflections on Evolutionary Theodicy: A Response to ‘Shadow Sophia in Christological Perspective’, by William O'Neill, S.J.
Can We Hope for the Redemption of Nature?: A Grateful Response to Celia Deane-Drummond, by Robert John Russell
Shadow Sophia in Christological Perspective: A Reply to Responses, by Celia Deane-Drummond

Humanity’s Place in Nature, 1863-1928: Horror, Curiosity and the Expeditions of Huxley, Wallace, Blavatsky and Lovecraft, by Abel Alves
Forms of Transcendence in Science and in Religion, by Ladislav Kvasz
Evolutionary Theologies, by Thomas F. Tracy

Book Review
Monkey Trials and Gorilla Sermons by Peter Bowler (reviewed by Ted Peters)


Volume 5  Number 3 / November 2007

Evil Revisited: A Physicist’s Perspective, by Lawrence W. Fagg

A New Member of the Family?: The Continuum of Being, Artificial Intelligence, and the Image of God, by Noreen Herzfeld
Christ and Extraterrestrial Life, by Ilia Delio, O.S.F.
Science, Philosophy, and Religion Today: Some Reflections, by Gennaro Auletta
The Creative Suffering of the Triune God: An Evolutionary Panentheistic Paradigm, by Gloria L. Schaab
Bridging Math and Theology: Constructing a Set Theoretic Model of the Processions and Relations in the Trinity, by Charles M. Vaughn

Book Reviews
Re-emergence of Emergence by Philip Clayton and Paul Davies, eds. (reviewed by James Haag)
Mind and Emergence by Philip Clayton (reviewed by James Marcum)
God in the Machine by Anne Foerst (reviewed by Josh Reeves)


Volume 5, Number 2 / July 2007

Is it the Lure of Ethical Laxity that Woos Stem Cell Scientists to Singapore?, by Ted Peters

Endless Forms Most Beautiful, by Alex García-Rivera
Evolution: Life in the Context of the Energies of God, by Philip Hefner
A Critical View of ‘Theistic Evolution’, by Antje Jackelén
Defining ‘Spirit’: An Encounter Between Naturalists and Trans-Naturalists, by Charles G. Conway
God and the Evangelical Laboratory: Recent Conservative Protestant Thinking about Theology and Science, by Amos Yong
Social and Ideological Roots of ‘Science & Religion’: A Social-Historical Exploration of a Recent Phenomenon, by Taede A. Smedes

Book Reviews
Why We Believe What We Believe by Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman (reviewed by Jeffrey Wattles)
The Ethical Brain by Michael S. Gazzaniga (reviewed by Mark Graves)
The Beginning of All Things: Science and Religion by Hans Küng (reviewed by Ted Peters)


Volume 5, Number 1 / March 2007

In Memoriam: Arthur Peacocke (1924 – 2006), by Philip Clayton
Arthur Peacocke in memoriam (1924-2006), by Niels Henrik Gregersen
Arthur Peacocke: A Compleat Man, by Philip Hefner
Arthur Peacocke, by Nancey Murphy and William R. Stoeger, S.J.
Tribute to Arthur Peacocke, by Ann Milliken Pederson
Ringing the Changes: In tribute to Arthur R. Peacocke, by Robert John Russell

Re-thinking Necessity (al-Darūra) in al-Ghazālī’s Understanding of Physical Causation, by Carol L. Bargeron
The Conflict Over Creation from a Medieval Point of View, by J.A. Sheppard
Of Particles and Fields, by Joseph A. Bracken, S.J.
Is the Spell Really Broken?: Bio-psychological Explanations of Religion and Theistic Belief, by Justin L. Barrett
Matter, Mathematics and God, by John Byl
The Myth of a Purely Rational Life, by George Ellis
The Intelligent Design Tradition: A Response to Robert John Russell, by Hans Schwarz

Book Reviews
Why Religion Matters: The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief by Huston Smith (reviewed by Richard Payne)


Volume 4, Number 3 / November 2006

Hormone-Receptors and Complexity: Putting to Rest Another God of the Gaps?, by Oliver Putz

Divine Action, Compatibilism and Coherence Theory: A Reply to Russell, Clayton, and Murphy, by Niels Henrik Gregersen

Spiritual Robots: Religion and Our Scientific View of the Natural World, by Robert M. Geraci
The Return of Chimera, by Ted Peters
The Best of Possible Worlds: A Testable Claim of Choice, by William Lake
Honesty about God: Theological Reflections on Violence in an Evolutionary Universe, by Charlene P. E. Burns

Boyle Lectures 2006
The Emergence of Spirit: From Complexity to Anthropology to Theology, by Philip Clayton
Emergence in Theological Perspective: A Corollary to Professor Clayton’s Boyle Lecture, by Niels Henrik Gregersen

Book Reviews
How to Relate Science and Religion: A Multidimensional Model by Mikael Stenmark (reviewed by Kirk Wegter-McNelly)
Theology And Modern Physics by Peter E. Hodgson (reviewed by Chris Corbally)
Christianity and Process Thought: Spirituality for a Changing World by Joseph Bracken (reviewed by Whitney Bauman)


Volume 4, Number 2 / July 2006

FINLON Down Under, by Ted Peters

Niels Henrik Gregersen's Contribution to Theology-and-Science Methodology, by Nancey Murphy
Biology, Directionality, and God: Getting Clear on the Stakes for Religion-Science Discussion, by Philip Clayton
An Appreciative Response to Niels Henrik Gregersen's JKR Research Conference Lecture, by Robert John Russell

Quantum Perichoresis: Quantum Field Theory and the Trinity, by Ernest L. Simmons
Subjectivist—Observing and Objective—Participant Perspectives on the World, by Roger Paul
Why Darwin's Theory of Evolution Deserves Theological Support, by Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett
Bridging Science and Religion in China, by Kang Phee Seng
A Critical Response to Cardinal Schönborn's Concern Over Evolution, by Robert John Russell

Book Reviews
Deeper than Darwin by John Haught (reviewed by David Brewer)
Time and Eternity by Antje Jackelén (reviewed by Lawrence W. Fagg)
Creation by Hans Schwarz (reviewed by Derek Nelson)
The Significance of Complexity by Kees van Kooten Niekerk and Hans Buhl, eds. (reviewed by Amos Yong)


Volume 4, Number 1 / March 2006

Who Sets the Evolution Agenda?, by Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett

The Complexification of Nature: Supplementing the Neo-Darwinian Paradigm?, by Niels Henrik Gregersen
Mathematics and Theology: A Stroll through the Garden of Mathaphors, by Sarah Voss
The Action of God in the World - A Synthesis of Process Thought in Science and Theology, by Ross L. Stein
Newton’s Secularized Onto-theology /versus/ Descartes’ and Leibniz’, Or on the Importance of Unifying Tendencies in the Secularization-process, by Steffen Ducheyne
The Barbour­-Smith­-Gilkey Paradox: Historical Relativity in Natural Science and Historical Religion, by Andrew P. Porter

Book Reviews
The Church and Galileo by Ernan McMullin, ed. (reviewed by John Hedley Brooke)
Evolution vs. Creationism by Eugenie Scott (reviewed by Chris Doran)
Science and the Trinity by John Polkinghorne (reviewed by Tom Martin)
In the Beginning...Creativity by Gordon D. Kaufman (reviewed by Rosemary Radford Ruether)
How to Relate Science and Religion by Mikael Stenmark (reviewed by Kirk Wegter Mc-Nelly)
Environmental Ethics, Ecological Theology, and Natural Selection by Lisa Sideris (reviewed by Greg Zuschlag)

Volume 3, Number 3 / November 2005

Theology and Science, by Fraser Watts
Scientific Reductionism and Holism: Two Sides of the Perception of Reality, by V. V. Raman

A Religiously Partisan Science? Responses to Golshani and Stenmark, by Alan H. Batten

Cultural Psychology and Theology: Partners in Dialogue, by Peter Hampson
Our World is more than Physics: A Constructive–Critical Comment on the Current Science and Theology Debate, by Andreas Losch
Animals, Humans and X-Men: Human Uniqueness and the Meaning of Personhood, by Christopher L. Fisher
Discerning the 'Spirit(s)' in the Natural World: Toward a Typology of Spirit in the Religion and Science Conversation, by Amos Yong
A Green Augustine: On Learning to Love Nature Well, by Arthur O. Ledoux

Book Reviews
From Complexity to Life: On the Emergence of Life and Meaning by Niels Henrik Gregersen, ed. (reviewed by Joseph A. Bracken, S.J.)
Darwin's Cathedral by David Sloan Wilson (reviewed by John J. Carvalho IV)
Science and the Study of God: A Mutuality Model for Theology and Science by Alan G. Padgett (reveiwed by Ernest L. Simmons)
Evolution From Creation to New Creation: Conflict, Conversation, and Convergence by Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett (reviewed by Thomas F. Tracy)
The Sacred Cosmos: Christian Faith and the Challenge of Naturlism by Terence L. Nichols (reviewed by Patricia A. Williams)

Volume 3, Number 2 / July 2005

Intelligent Design is Not Science and Does Not Qualify to be Taught in Public School Science Classes, by Robert J. Russell

The Fifth R: Jesus as Evolutionary Psychologist, by Patricia Williams
A Response to Patricia A. Williams, The Fifth R: Jesus as Evolutionary Psychologist, by Richard Carlson and Jason Hine
Was Jesus an Evolutionary Psychologist? A Response to Patricia Williams, by Joshua M. Moritz
Jesus and Evolutionary Psychology, Two Agendas, by Howard J. Van Till
Counter-response on 'The Fifth R: Jesus as Evolutionary Psychologist', by Patricia Williams

Evolution and Process Thought, by Ian G. Barbour
Debating the Theological Implications of New Technologies, by Ian Barns
Capable of God: Evolution and New Creation, by Sarah Lancaster
Christology in the Meeting Between Science and Religion: A Tribute to Ian Barbour, by Denis Edwards
Langdon Gilkey: In Memoriam, by Ted Peters

Book Reviews
Participating In God by Samuel M. Powell (reviewed by Duane H. Larson)
In Whom We Live And Move And Have Our Being by Philip Clayton and Arthur Peacocke, eds. (reviewed by John B. Cobb)
Fifty Years In Science And Religion: Ian G. Barbour and his Legacy by Robert John Russell, ed. (reviewed by Owen Thomas)
The Teleological Argument And Modern Science by Neil A. Manson, ed. (reviewed by Howard Van Till)

Volume 3, Number 1 / March 2005

Natural Theolgoy versus Theology of Nature, by Ted Peters
Religions in a Secular World, by V.V. Raman
Religion and Science at the Parliament of the World's Religions, by Philip Hefner
Peacemaking in the Stem Cell Wars, by Ted Peters
Editorial Corrections

A Reply to My Respondents on “The Divine Action Project', by Wesley Wildman
A Counter-Response to Nancey Murphy on Nonreductive Physicalism, by Derek Jeffreys

Science as a Paradigm for Halakhic Thought: An Introduction to the Theology of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, by Carl Feit
A Religiously Partisan Science? Islamic and Christian Perspectives, by Mikael Stenmark
Response by Medhi Golshani
Counter-Response by Mikael Stenmark
Consciousness and Science: An Advaita-Vedantic Perspective on the Theology-Science Dialogue, by Bharath Sriraman and Walter Benesch
Karl Barth and God in Creation: Toward an Interfaith Dialogue with Science and Religion, by Paul Chung

Review Essay
The Structure of Evolutionary Theory : on Stephen Jay Gould's Monumental Masterpiece, by Francisco J. Ayala

Book Reviews
Adam, Eve, and the Genome: The Human Genome Project and Theology by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite, ed. (reviewed by Margaret McLean)
Theology and Psychology by Fraser Watts (reviewed by Kelly Bulkeley)
The Cosmos in the Light of the Cross. by George L. Murphy (reviewed by Beverly J. Stratton)
Is Nature Ever Evil? — Religion, Science and Value by Willem B. Drees, ed. (reviewed by Mark Richardson)
Science and Wisdom by Jürgen Moltmann (reviewed by Whitney Bauman)

Volume 2, Number 2 / October 2004

Theology and Science Update, by Whitney Bauman

Response to Griffin's 'Scientific Naturalism', by F. LeRon Shults
Is Naturalistic Christianity the Way to Go? A Response to David Ray Griffin, by Howard J. Van Till
Comments on the Responses by Van Till and Shults, by David Ray Griffin

Wildman's Kantian Skepticism: A Rubicon for the Divine Action Debate, by Philip Clayton
Response to Wesley Wildman's 'The Divine Action Project', by John Polkinghorne
The Divine Action Project: Reflections on the Compatibilism/Incompatibilism Divide, by William R. Stoeger, S.J.
Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action? Mapping the Options, by Thomas Tracy

A Response to 'On the Assumption of Design', by Howard Taylor
Counter-response, by Patrick Frank

The Soul is Alive and Well: Nonreductive Physicalism and Emergent Mental Properties, by Derek Jeffreys
Response to Derek Jeffreys, by Nancey Murphy
Ecosystem Dynamics: A Natural Middle for Science and Theology, by Robert Ulanowicz
Al-Ghazali's Use of the Terms 'Necessity' and 'Habit' in his Theory of Natural Causality, by Sobhi Rayan

Book Reviews
Re-Ordering Nature: Theology, Society and the New Genetics by Celia Deane-Drummond and Bronislaw Szerszynski (with Robin Grove-White) eds. (reviewed by Antje Jackelen)
Freedom Evolves by Daniel Dennett (reviewed by Greg Peterson)

Volume 2, Number 1 / April 2004

Editorial Aims of Theology and Science
Problems in Contemporary Christian Theology, by Arthur Peacocke
The Origins of Violence, by Ted Peters
Tributes to Ian Barbour, by Robert John Russell

Scientific Naturalism: A Great Truth That Got Distorted, by David Ray Griffin
The Divine Action Project, 1988-2003, by Wesley J. Wildman
A New Look at Time and Eternity, by Joseph Bracken
Natural Character: Psychological Realism for the Downwardly Mobile, by Kevin Reimer
On the Assumption of Design, by Patrick Frank
The Influence of Platonism on Mathematics Research and Theological Beliefs, by Bharath Sriraman

Book Reviews
Technology and Human Becoming by Philip Hefner (reveiwed by Ann Pederson)
Darwin and Design: Does Evolution Have a Purpose? by Michael Ruse (reviewed by Marty Hewlett)
The Quantum and the Lotus: A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet by Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan (reviewed by Victor Mansfield)
Buddhism and Science: Breaking New Ground by B. Alan Wallace, ed. (reviewed by Richard Payne)
Theologie im technologischen Zeitalter. Das Werk Ian Barbours als Beitrag zur Verhältnisbestimmung von Theologie zu Naturwissenschaft und Technik by Christian Berg (reviewed by Hubert Meisinger)
Science, Theology, and Ethics. by Ted Peters (reviewed by Nathan Hallanger)
A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love by Richard Dawkins and Latha Menon, eds. (reviewed by Tom Hamilton)

Volume 1, Number 2 / October 2003


Congratulations, Antje and Phil!, by Lou Ann Trost
The Ecumenical Spirit of Science-and-Religion by Antje Jackelén
SARS and Superstition, by Frank Budenholzer, SVD
Praying for Future Cures, by Ted Peters
Embryos from Stem Cells?, by Ted Peters

Five Attitudes Toward Nature and Technology from a Christian Perspective, by Robert John Russell
Fallen Angels or Rising Beasts? Theological Perspectives on Human Uniqueness, by Wentzel J. Van Huyssteen
The Importance of Being Chimpanzee, by Nancy R. Howell
Bad Science, Good Ethics, by Karen Lebacqz
Exploring the Rational Boundaries Between the Natural Sciences and Christian Theology, by James A. Marcum
Naturalism, Naturalism by Other Means, and Alternatives to Naturalism, by Andrew P. Porter

Book Reviews
" Five Studies in Ethics and Gene Technology" (reviewed by Ulf Gorman)
Becoming Immortal: Combining Cloning and Stem-Cell Therapy by Stanley Shostak
Human Genome Research and the Challenge of Contingent Future Persons by Jan Christian Heller
Genetic Engineering: Science and Ethics on the New Frontier by Michael Boylan and Kevin E. Brown
Genetic Turning Points. The Ethics of Human Genetic Intervention by James C. Peterson
Biology and Theology Today: Exploring the Boundaries by Celia Deane-Drummond

Minding God: Theology and the Cognitive Sciences by Gregory R. Peterson (reviewed by Michael L. Spezio)
In Our Image: Artificial Intelligence and the Human Spirit by Noreen L. Herzfeld (reviewed by George L. Murphy)
Resurrection: Theological and Scientific Assessments by Ted Peters, Robert John Russell, and Michael Welker, eds (reviewed by Marty Miller Maddox)
Nature, Human Nature, and God by Ian G. Barbour (reveiwed by Christian Berg)
Playing God?: Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom, Second Edition by Ted Peters (reviewed by Greg Cootsona)

Volume 1, Number 1 / April 2003

Bridging Theology and Science: The CTNS Logo, by Robert John Russell
Truth in Editing, by Ted F. Peters

Intelligent Design: The Original Version, by Francisco J. Ayala
Physics and Metaphysics in a Trinitarian Perspective, by Sir John Polkinghorne
Embryonic Persons in the Cloning and Stem Cell Debates, by Ted F. Peters
On The Role Of Philosophy In Theology-Science Dialogue, by Nancey Murphy
Theology and Science: Engaging the Richness of Experience, by Philip Hefner
Religion and Science: Without Symmetry, Plausibility, and Harmony, by Willem B. Drees

Book Reviews
Biology and Christian Ethics by Stephen R.L. Clark (reviewed by Celia Deane-Drummond)
Competing Truths: Theology and Science as Sibling Rivals by Richard J. Coleman (reviewed by H. Paul Santmire)
Things A Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About by Donald E. Knuth (reviewed by Noreen Herzfeld)
Dancing with the Sacred: Evolution, Ecology, and God by Karl E. Peters (reviewed by Jerome Stone)
God, Life, and the Cosmos: Christian and Islamic Perspectives by Ted Peters, Muzaffar Iqbal, and Syed Nomanul Haq, eds. (reviewed by Joshua M. Moritz)

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