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Volume 17
Volume 1/ February 2019
Volume 2/ May 2019

Volume 16
Number 1/ February 2018
Number 2/ May 2018
Number 3/ August 2018
Number 4/ November 2018

Volume 15
Number 1 / February 2017
Number 2/ May 2017
Number 3/ August 2017
Number 4/ November 2017

Volume 14
Number 1 / February 2016
Number 2 / May 2016
Number 3 / August 2016
Number 4/ November 2016

Volume 13
Number 1 / February 2015
Number 2 / May 2015
Number 3 / August 2015
Number 4 / November 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Volume 7
Number 1 / February 2009
Number 2 / May 2009
Number 3 / August 2009
Number 4 / November 2009

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

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

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

Number 3 / November 2006

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

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

Volume 1
Number 1 / March 2003
Number 2 / October 2003

 

Volume 17, Number 2/ May 2019

Editorials
Free Will in Science, Philosophy, and Theology, by Ted Peters
Conflicts and Contradictions: The Unflinching Gaze of Christopher Southgate, by Noreen Herzfeld
Longevity Research: Theological Implications, by Ted Peters

In Memoriam: Carl Monroe York (1925-2018)
In Memoriam: Carl Monroe York (1925-2018), by Robert John Russell

Theme Articles: "Engaging the Scholarship of Christopher Southgate"
Creation, Redemption and Theodicy in the Work of Christopher Southgate, by Paul Allen
Christopher Southgate on Glory and Compassion, by Bethany N. Sollereder
A Response to  Sollereder and Allen, by Christopher Southgate
Moving Ahead on Southgate's Compound Only-Way Evolutionary Theodicy, by Robert John Russell
Evolution, Suffering, and Eschatological Redemption: Sollereder, Southgate, and Russell on Theodicy, by Ted Peters

Theme Articles: "The Theological Implications of Longevity Research"
Engineering Eden: Does Earthly Pursuit of Eternal Life Threaten the Future of Religion?, by Kristin Kostick, Leah Fowler & Christopher Scott
Forever is Always Finite: Reflections on Radical Life Extension, by Herbert Anderson

Articles
Which Time for Eschatology? Relativity Theory, Local and Cosmic Times, and the End of the Universe, by Daniel Saudek
Is the History of our Universe Finite?, by Man Ho Chan
The Human Species Origin: Views of Biology Teachers from Three Latin American Countries, by Heslley Machado Silva,  Eduardo Fleury Mortimer,  Martin Andres Diaz,  Ivanna H. Tomasco,  Daiana Evilin Gibram &  Graça S. Carvalho
Six Different Theological Responses to the Scientific Prediction of the Decaying Universe, by Junghyung Kim

Book Review
Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods: Early Humans and the Origins of Religion, by E. Fuller Torrey. Reviewed by Bruce Wollenberg

Volume 17, Number 1/ February 2019

Editorials
Intelligence? Not Artificial, but the Real Thing!, by Ted Peters
Should We Send Messages to Extraterrestrials?, by Ted Peters
The CRISPR Advent of Lulu and Nana, by Arvin Gouw
The Fourth Climate Assessment, by Daniel R. Smith

Theme Articles: "Should We Send Messages to Extraterrestrials?"
The "Barn Door" Argument, The Precautionary Principle, and METI as "Prayer"--an Appraisal of the Top Three Rationalizations for "Active SETI", by David Brin
A(nother) Cosmic Wager: Pascal, METI, and the Barn Door Argument, by Kelly C. Smith
The Imperative to Develop an Ethically-Informed METI Analysis, by Chelsea Haramia & Julia DeMarines
SETI & METI: An Indian Perspective, by Binoy Pichalakkattu, S.J.
Sonar Calling GJ273B: The Argumentative Issue of METI, by John McCarthy
Active SETI and the Problem of Research Ethics, by John W. Traphagan

Articles
Flashing the Yellow Traffic Light: Choices Forced Upon Us by Gene Editing Technologies, by Ted Peters
The Revival of Panpsychism and its Relevance for the Science-Religion Dialogue, by Joanna Leidenhag
A New Theological Anthropology for Developing Resiliency and Healing from Combat, by Christopher Hansen
Foundational Principles for an Organically Constituted World, by Joseph A. Bracken, S.J.
The God of Chance and Purpose, by Bradford McCall

Book Reviews
Astrotheology: Science and Theology Meet Extraterrestrial Life, ed. by Ted Peters, with Martinez Hewlett, Joshua M. Moritz and Robert John Russell. Reviewed by Andrew Davison.
Inner animalities: theology and the end of the human, by Eric Daryl Meyer. Reviewed by Saortua Marbun.

Volume 16, Number 4/ November 2018

Editorials
Astrotheology: Science and Theology Meet ET, by Ted Peters
Astrotheology, Astroethics, and the New Challenges, by Jacques Arnould
A US Space Force? It's Complicated, by Margaret S. Race
A US Space Force? A Very Bad Idea!, by Linda Billings

Autobiographies in Theology and Science
Judaism and the Dialogue of Religion and Science: A Personal Journey, by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson

Theme Articles: Astrotheology & Astroethics
New Worlds, New Civilizations? From Science Fiction to Science Fact, by Grace A. Wolf-Chase
Why Should Theology Take SETI Seriously?, by David A. Wilkinson
The Argument From Scale Revisited, by Olli-Pekka Vainio
Christian Systematic Theology and Life Elsewhere in the Universe: A Study in Suitability, by Andrew Davison
The Motive of the Incarnation in Christian Theology: Consequences for Modern Cosmology, Extraterrestrial Intelligence and a Hypothesis of Multiple Incarnations, by Alexei V. Nesteruk
Intelligence, Non-Intelligence . . . Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, by Adam Pryor

Articles
The Science and Theology of Dreams, by Patrick McNamara
The RNA World and Divine Action in and Through Quantum Mechanics, by Daekyung Jung
The Acquisition and Function of Religious Beliefs: A Review and Synthesis of Proximate and Ultimate Perspectives, by Konrad Szocik & Lluis Oviedo

Book Review
Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind, by Dan Arnold. Reviewed by Paul O. Ingram

 

Volume 16, Number 3/ August 2018

Editorials
Moral Enhancement and Deification Through Technology?, by Alan Weissenbacher
Deification and Creaturehood in an Age of Enhancement, by Michael Burdett & Victoria Lorrimar

Theme Articles: Moral Enhancement and Deification through Technology?
Genetic Engineering, Virtue-First Enhancement, and Deification in Neo-Irenaean Theodicy, by Mark Walker
Genetic Virtue Program: An Unfeasible Neo-Pelagian Theodicy?, by Arvin M. Gouw
Raising the Virtuous Bar: The Underlying Issues of Genetic Moral Enhancement, by Braden Molhoek
Defending Cognitive Liberty in an Age of Moral Engineering, by Alan Weissenbacher
Can We Genetically Engineer Virtue and Deification?, by Gayle E. Woloschak
Genetic Moral Enhancement? Yes. Holiness? No, by Alison Benders
Genetically Engineered Traits versus Virtuous Living, by Lisa Fullam
Theosis and Human Enhancement, by Ron Cole-Turner
On Biotechnology, Theology, and the Human Sciences, by Jonathan Jong
Imago Dei , DNA, and the Transhuman Way, by Ted Peters

Book Reviews
Darwinism and the Divine: Evolutionary Thought and Natural Theology, by Alister E. McGrath.
Reviewed by Sabine Hermisson
Aquinas and Modern Science. A New Synthesis of Faith & Reason, by Gerard M. Verschuure.
Reviewed by Mariusz Tabaczek
Reality Denied: Firsthand Experiences with Things That Can't Happen--But Did, by John B. Alexander. Reviewed by Ted Peters
Vying for Truth--Theology and the Natural Sciences: From the 17th Century to the Present, by Hans Schwarz.. Reviewed by Carl Peterson

 

Volume 16, Number 2/ May 2018

Editorial
Playing God with Frankenstein, by Ted Peters

Articles
The Human Mind in This World and the Next: Scientific and Early Theological Perspectives, by Christopher C. Knight
Who's Winning the War Against Science?, by Ted Peters
The Role of Science in Evangelical Hermeneutics, by John B. King Jr.
A Theology of Nature: Social Neuroscience and Its Theological Implications, by Sungho Lee

2017 Russell Research Conference
In Pursuit of Perfection: The Misguided Transhumanist Vision, by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
The Technology of Holiness: A Response to Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, by Brian Patrick Green
Optimistic Yet Disembodied: The Misguided Transhumanist Vision, by Arvin Gouw

Book Reviews
Hope in the Age of Climate Change, by Chris Doran. Reviewed by Ted Peters
The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions, by Roger Wagner and Andrew Briggs. Reviewed by Malcolm Jeeves
Einstein und die Religion: Das Wechselverhältnis zwischen religions-weltanschaulichen Gehalten und naturwissenschaftlicher Theoriebildung Albert Einsteins in seiner Entwicklung, by Markus Mühling. Reviewed by Kerstin Weidmann

 

Volume 16, Number 1/ February 2018

Ripostes and Responses
Can Science Bridge the Is-Ought gap? A Response to Michael Shermer, by George Ellis
Mr. Hume: Tear. Down. This. Wall. A Response to George Ellis's Critique of My Defense of Moral Realism, by Michael Shermer

Articles
Science and Religion: Ten Models of War, Truce, and Partnership, by Ted Peters
Space Exploration: Current Thinking on the Notion of Otherness, by Jacques Arnould
The Contingency of Creation and Modern Science, by Lydia Jaeger
Is There a Problem of Special Angelic Action?, by Travis Dumsday
Addressing Guilt within the Religious Community: Cyprian of Carthage, Reconciliation, and the Science of Emotion, by George Tsakiridis
The Solubility of Salt: A Divine Action Account, by Lisanne D'Andrea Winslow & Walter J. Schultz

Review Essay
Ich Denke, Also Bin Ich Ich? Das Selbst Zwischen Neurobiologie, Philosophie und Religion, edited by Tobias Müller and Thomas M. Schmidt. Reviewed by Anselm Ramelow O.P.

Book Reviews
God--The World's Future: Systematic Theology for a New Era, by Ted Peters. Reviewed by Scott MacDougall
Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism, by Francisca Cho with Richard K. Squier. Reviewed by John B. King Jr.
Science, Creation and the Bible: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins, by Richard F. Carlton and Tremper Longman III / Mapping the Origins Debate: Six Models of the Beginning of Everything, by Gerald Rau. Reviewed by Brooke Butler

 

Volume 15, Number 4/ November 2017

Letter to the Editors
Response to Recent Articles on Stephen Hawking's Warning, by Alan H. Batten

2017 Boyle Lecture
Theological Influences in Scientific Research Programs: Natural Theology "in Reverse", by Robert John Russell
A Response to Professor Russell, by Rowan Williams

Symposium in Honor of Nancey C. Murphy
Introduction: Essays in Honor of Nancey C. Murphy, by Brad J. Kallenberg & Ryan A. Newson
The Crucial Importance of Nancey Murphy's Deployment of Lakatos's Methodology for Theology and Science, by Robert John Russell
Beyond the Isolated Self: Extended Mind and Spirituality, by Warren S. Brown & Brad D. Strawn
Politics and Miracle: Radical Democracy and Non-Interventionist Divine Action, by Ryan Andrew Newson
Theology After the Scientific Revolution: The Significance of Nancey Murphy's Contribution to Philosophy of Religion, by Christian Early
Response to Early, Russell, Brown, and Newson, by Nancey Murphy

Articles
The Epistemic Status of Evolutionary Theory, by Gijsbert van den Brink, Jeroen de Ridder & René van Woudenberg
A Theological Cartography of Cultural Evolution, by Christopher Hays & Michael Burdett
Adam and Eve's Origin: A Theory Harmonising Scientific Evidence with the Qur'anic Text, by Daud Abdul-Fattah Batchelor

Book Review
Science and Religion: Beyond Warfare and Toward Understanding, by Joshua Moritz. Reviewed by Reverend Carl Waidell, MTS

Erratum
Erratum

 

Volume 15, Number 3 / August 2017

Editorial
Oh No! Still More Galaxies!, by Ted Peters

Issue Theme: Naturalisms--Scientific? Religious? Theological?
Scientific Naturalism: A Manifesto for Enlightenment Humanism, by Michael Shermer
Who is a Religious Naturalist?, by Ursula Goodenough
Must God Be Dead? Reinventing the Sacred, by Stuart Kauffman
Science, Values and Loves: Theologies as Expressive Constructions, by Willem B. Drees
Really Ultimate Reality, by Wesley J. Wildman
Thomas Aquinas vis-à-vis Natural Theology, Theology of Nature, and Religious Naturalism, by Michael J. Dodds OP
Is Natural Law "Unnatural?" Exploring God and Nature Through Teilhard's Organic Theology, by Ilia Delio OSF
Natural Theology Reconsidered (Again), by Russell Re Manning
Naturalisms: Scientific? Religious? Theological?, by Ted Peters

Articles
Should Humans Colonize Other Planets? No, by Linda Billings
Shared Moral and Spiritual Development Among Human Persons and Artificially Intelligent Agents, by Mark Graves
Substance or System as Foundational Metaphor for a Contemporary Christian World View?, by Joseph A. Bracken

Book Reviews
Eschatology and the Technological Future, by Michael S. Burdett. Reviewed by Ted Peters
The Big Bang and God. An Astro-Theology, by Theodore Walker Jr. and Chandra Wickramasinghe. Reviewed by Andreas Losch

 

Volume 15, Number 2 / May 2017

Editorial
Oh No! Not More Galaxies!, by Ted Peters

Symposium: Should We Heed Stephen Hawking's Warning?
Hawking's Fear of an Alien Invasion may Explain the Fermi Paradox, by Douglas A. Vakoch
Is Stephen Hawking Building Walls? A Cosmic Dilemma, by José G. Funes S.J.
Hawking Says that Discovering Intelligent Life Elsewhere Would Spark Greater Compassion and Humility among Us? . . But Why Wait?, by Kathryn Denning
Hawking and the METI Hawks: Right for the Wrong Reasons, by Kelly C. Smith
Universal Biology Does Not Prescribe Planetary Isolationism, by Carlos Mariscal
Stephen Hawking, Morality, ETI, and How We've Evolved Past a Murderous Past, by Jonathan Trerise
Stephen Hawking and the Virtue of Discretion, by Jacques Arnould
Projecting Earth on to Heaven: The Hopes of Frank Drake and the Fears of Stephen Hawking, by Ted Peters

Articles
Humility, Virtue Epistemology, and the New Atheism, by Craig A. Boyd
Supplementing Virtue: The Case for a Limited Theological Transhumanism, by Adam M. Willows
Are Scientific Research Programmes Applicable to Theology? On Philip Hefner's Use of Lakatos, by Victoria Lorrimar
Thomas: The Apostle of Scientists, by Wilson C. K. Poon

Book Reviews
Can Science Explain Religion? The Cognitive Science Debate, by James W. Jones. Reviewed by Tyler S. Greenway
A New Science of Religion, by Gregory W. Dawes and James Maclaurin, eds.; Ritual and Christian Beginnings, by Risto Uro. Reviewed by Bruce Wollenberg

 

Volume 15, Number 1 / February 2017

Editorial
Assessing Ian G. Barbour's Contributions to Theology and Science, by Robert John Russell

Issue Theme: Ian G. Barbour's Legacy in Religion and Science
A Personal Odyssey, by Ian G. Barbour
Ian Barbour's Contributions as a Scientist, by Carl M. York
Ian Barbour's Methodological Breakthrough: Creating the 'Bridge' Between Science and Theology , by Robert John Russell
Religion, Theology, and the Philosophy of Science: An Appreciation of the Work of Ian Barbour, by Nancey Murphy
Barbour's Panentheistic Metaphysic, by Philip Clayton
'Environmental/Ethics' and 'Science/Religion': Converging Streams in Barbour's Work, by Christopher Southgate
God and Physics in the Thought of Ian Barbour, by John B. Cobb
Catholicism and Ian Barbour on Theology and Science, by Anne M. Clifford

Articles
The Trinitarian Basis of Science, by John B. King Jr.
The Cross and the Computer: Actor-Network Theory and Christianity, by Levi Checketts

Book Reviews
The End of Adam and Eve: Theology & the Science of Human Origins, by Ron Cole-Turner. Reviewed by Ted Peters
Life, Love, and Hope: God and Human Experience, by Jan-Olav Henriksen. Reviewed by Jamie L. Fowler

 

Volume 14, Number 4 / November 2016

Editorials
A Waste is a Terrible Thing to Mind, by Ted Peters
US War Culture and the Star Wars Juggernaut, by Kelly Denton-Borhaug
'Moving Beyond Interdisciplinary?', by Adam Pryor

Issue Theme: Steps to a Metaphysics of Incompleteness
Steps to a Metaphysics of Incompleteness, by Terrence W. Deacon & Tyrone Cashman
Metaphysics, Theology, and Ethics: A Response to Deacon and Cashman's 'Steps to a Metaphysics of Incompleteness', by Brian Patrick Green
Which Autogen? Whose Incompleteness? Considering the Ontological Conditions of Teleodynamics as Strong Emergence, by Adam Pryor
How Absence Makes Things Grow: Absential Metaphysics and the Teleodynamics of God as Love, by Joshua M. Moritz
Aristotelian Complement to the Metaphysics of Incompleteness: Philosophical and Theological Reflections on Deacon and Cashman's Project, by Mariusz Tabaczek O.P.
Deacon and Cashman respond to Green, Pryor, Tabaczek, and Moritz, by Terrence W. Deacon & Tyrone Cashman

Articles
The Psychology of Religion and the Concept of Revelation, by Christopher C. Knight
Terrorism in the Evolution Wars: Mass Media and Human Nature, by Thomas Aechtner

Book Reviews
The Sense of the Universe: Philosophical Explication of Theological Commitment in Modern Cosmology, by Alexei V. Nesteruk. Reviewed by Keith Frase.
Traces of the Trinity: Signs, Sacraments and Sharing God's Life, by Andrew Robinson. Reviewed by Adam Pryor.

 

Volume 14, Number 3 / August 2016

Editorial
Francis Collins, the Skeptics, and Evidence for God, by Ted Peters

Explaining and Explaining Away in Science and Religion
Explaining and Explaining Away in Science and Religion, by David H. Glass and Mark McCartney
Explaining and Explaining Away in Cosmology and Theology, by Rodney D. Holder
Competing Explanations and Explaining-Away Arguments, by Jonah N. Schupbach
Debunking Arguments and the Cognitive Science of Religion, by Matthew Braddock
Explaining Away and the Cognitive Science of Religion, by David H. Glass

Articles
Places of Information Generation: Bridging Pannenberg's Logos and Deacon's Emerging Semiosis, by Mark Graves
Semiclassical Theism and the Passage of Planck Times, by James Goetz
Anthropocentric Rhetorical Discourse in Popular Science Writing about Human Evolution, by Eric L. Thomas
Salvaging the Biological Design Argument in Light of Darwinism?, by Erkki V. R. Kojonen

Book Reviews
The Entangled God: Divine Relationality and Quantum Physics, by Kirk Wegter-McNelly. Reviewed by Robert John Russell
Aquinas on the divine ideas as exemplar causes, by Gregory T. Doolan. Reviewed by Mariusz Tabaczek

 

 

Volume 14, Number 2 / May 2016

Editorial
The War Between Faith and Fact, by Ted Peters

Articles
Values and Science: An Argument for Why They Cannot Be Separated, by Josh Reeves
Reconciling Evolution and Biblical Literalism: A Proposed Research Program, by Andrew Ter Ern Loke
A Challenge to Divine Psychologism, by Greg Fried
"Irenaean" or "Schleiermacherian"?: An Evolutionarily Plausible Account of the Origins of Sin, by Daniel Pedersen
Spirituality in Christian Transhumanism: Commentary on Cole-Turner, Green, and Cannon, by Sandra A. Ham

Book Reviews
Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love, by Elizabeth Johnson. Reviewed by Anna Case-Winters
Modern Physics and Ancient Faith, by Stephen M. Barr. Reviewed by John B. King Jr.

 

Volume 14, Number 1 / February 2016

Editorial
The Cosmic Mind: Entanglement over Physics, Panpsychism, and the Trinity
, by Ted Peters

Intellectual Autobiographies in Theology and Science
SOBIG: A Symposium on Belief in God
, by Howard J. Van Till

The Cosmic Mind
Cosmic Mind?
, by Stuart Kauffman
Response to Stuart Kauffman: The Measurement Problem in Quantum Mechanics, by Carl Peterson
Response to Stuart Kauffman: The Cosmic Mind and NIODA, by Kristi Keller
Response to Stuart Kauffman: The Paradox of Divine Action and Scientific Truth, by Allen A. Sweet, C. Frances Sweet & Fritz Jaensch
Tendencies of Possibility: A Peircean Consideration of Kauffman's Cosmic Mind, by Mark Graves
Response to Peterson, Keller, and Sweet et al., by Stuart Kauffman

J. K. Russell Research Conference: "More Than Information"
More than Information: A Christian Critique of a New Dualism, by Noreen Herzfeld
A Response to Noreen Herzfeld: Metaphysics, Death, and the Future, by Brian Patrick Green
Sensuality and Altering Anthropology in Artificial Intelligence and Transhumanism, by Braden Molhoek

Article
Rival Methodologies in Emergence Theory: A Non-Dual Approach, by Joseph A. Bracken S.J.

Dialogue: Considering The Entangled God
The Entangled God: Divine Relationality and Quantum Physics, by Kirk Wegter-McNelly, by Robert John Russell
Response to Robert John Russell's Review of Entangled God, by Kirk Wegter-McNelly

Review Article
The Oxford Handbook of Atheism, edited by Stephen Bullivant and Michael Ruse
. Reviewed by Benjamin B. DeVan

Book Review
Redeeming Fear: A Constructive Theology for Living into Hope, by Jason C. Whitehead, ed.. Reviewed by Arvin M. Gouw

 

Volume 13, Number 4 / November 2015

Editorial
Mourning HitchBOT, by Noreen Herzfeld

Articles
Divine Action and the Quantum Amplification Problem, by Jeffrey Koperski
Would God Create our Universe through Multiverse?, by Man Ho Chan
Theology as "Queen of Science" Reconsidered: A Basis for Scientific Realism, by Nicholas C. DiDonato
Human Becoming: Cognitive and Moral Enhancement Inside the Imago Dei Narrative, by Tomislav Miletic
Fishapod in the Rocks: Fossils and Biblical Creation Texts, by Daniel Gordon

Book Reviews
Neurofeedback in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: Calming the Fear-Driven Brain. Reviewed by Arvin M. Gouw
The Cosmic Breath: Spirit and Nature in the Christianity--Buddhism--Science Trialogue. Reviewed by John B. King Jr
The God Who Lives: Investigating the Emergence of Life and the Doctrine of God. Reviewed by Viktor Tóth

 

Volume 13, Number 3 / August 2015

Editorial
CRISPR, the Precautionary Principle, and Bioethics, by Ted Peters

Articles
Evolution and Providence: Discovering Creation as Carmen Dei, by Terrence Ehrman C.S.C.
Reasons for Randomness: A Solution to the Axiological Problem for Theists, by Jordan Wessling & Joshua Rasmussen
Emergence, Emergentism and Pragmatism, by Guy Bennett-Hunter
Thomistic Response to the Theory of Evolution: Aquinas on Natural Selection and the Perfection of the Universe, by Mariusz Tabaczek O.P.
A Modest Objection: Neo-Thomism and God as a Cause Among Causes, by Bethany Sollereder
Simulation as a Method for Theological and Philosophical Inquiry, by Steve Donaldson & Melanie McConnell

Book Reviews
The Woodpecker's Purpose: A Critique of Intelligent Design. Reviewed by Sukgi Choi
Before Nature: A Christian Spirituality. Reviewed by Nancy S. Wiens

 

Volume 13, Number 2 / May 2015

Editorial
In Memoriam: Charles Hard Townes (1915-2015) Outstanding Scientist and International Spokesperson for the Convergence of Science and Religion, by Robert John Russell

Theologians Testing Transhumanism
Theologians Testing Transhumanism, by Ted Peters
Going beyond the Human: Christians and Other Transhumanists, by Ronald Cole-Turner
Cybernetic Immortality and its Discontents, by Nelson R. Kellogg
Whole Brain Emulation Requires Enhanced Theology, and a "Handmaiden", by Calvin Mercer
Transhumanism and Roman Catholicism: Imagined and Real Tensions, by Brian Patrick Green
What is Mormon Transhumanism?, by Lincoln Cannon
What Is Buddhist Transhumanism?, by Michael LaTorra


Articles
Implications for the Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life: A Theological Approach, by Andreas Losch and Andreas Krebs
Complexity and the Emergence of Meaning in the Natural Sciences and Philosophy, by Mirko Di Bernardo


Book Reviews
The Mystery of Existence: Why is There Anything At All? Reviewed by George F.R. Ellis
Christianity and Developmental Psychopathology: Foundations and Approaches. Reviewed by Natasha Dagys Limones

 

Volume 13, Number 1 / February 2015

Editorials
Darwin's Sacred Cause--The Unity of Humanity, by Joshua M. Moritz
Naturalism of the Gaps, by Ted Peters


Intellectual Autobiographies in Theology and Science
Life in Religion-and-Science, by Philip Hefner

Articles
Human Nature(s): Human Nature at the Crossroad of Conflicting Interests, by Aku Visala , Agustin Fuentes
Cosmic Alienation and the Origin of Evil: Rejecting the "Only Way" Option, by Nathan W. O'Halloran
A Lutheran Theological Response to Climate Change, by Daniel R. Smith
A Defense of Partisan-Science: An Assessment of Stenmark's Non-Partisan Science, by Guus Labooy

Dialogue: Considering Terrence Deacon's Incomplete Nature
Catholic Thomistic Natural Law and Terrence Deacon's Incomplete Nature: A Match Made in Heaven?, by Brian P. Green
Informed by Grace: Terrence Deacon, Karl Rahner, and Emergence, by Jason P. Roberts

Book Reviews
God's Planet. (reviewed by Ted Peters)
The Nature of Creation: Examining the Bible and Science. Reviewed by Terry Ehrman
The Entangled Trinity: Quantum Physics and Theology. Reviewed by Adam Pryor

 

Volume 12, Number 4 / November 2014

Editorials
William R. Stoeger, SJ (1943-2014): Physicist, Cosmologist, Friend, and Leader in Theology and Science, by Robert John Russell
The STAP Flap, the CIRM Squirm, and Lab Morality, by Ted Peters
Computers, Conversation, and Controversy: Passing the Turing Test?, by Noreen Herzfeld

Intellectual Autobiographies in Theology and Science
Introducing "Intellectual Autobiographies in Theology and Science", by Robert John Russell
Living with Theology and Science: From Past to Present, by John Hedley Brooke

Articles
The Role of Experience in the Assessment of Human Nature, by Jan-Olav Henriksen
Explaining and Explaining Away in Science and Religion, by David H. Glass, Mark McCartney
Barth and Darwin: What is Humanity?, by Philip Chapman
Intellectual Tennis without a Net? Thought Experiments and Theology, by Yiftach Fehige
Whiteheadian Societies and Peirce's Law of Mind: Actuality and Potentiality in the Cosmic Process, by Joseph A. Bracken

Book Review
Interdisciplinary Interpretation: Paul Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Theology and Science, by Kenneth A. Reynhout. Reviewed by Matthew Crabb

 

Volume 12, Number 3 / August 2014

Editorial
Does God Have a Plan for the Big History of the Cosmos?, by Ted Peters

Articles
Science, Scripture, and the Hermeneutics of Ascension, by Mark Harris
Divine Compositionalism: A Form of Occasionalism or a Preferable Alternative View of Divine Action?, by Walter J. Schultz , Lisanne D'Andrea-Winslow
The Universe as a Saturated Phenomenon: The Christian Concept of Creation in View of Modern Philosophical and Scientific Developments, by Alexei V. Nesteruk
Theological Implications of Young Earth Creationism and Intelligent Design: Emerging Tendencies of Scientism and Agnosticism, by Petteri Nieminen , Anne-Mari Mustonen, Esko Ryökäs

Book Reviews
UFOs: God's Chariots? Spirituality, Ancient Aliens and Religious Yearnings in the Age of Extraterrestrials, by Ted Peters. Reviewed by Albert A. Harrison
The Spirit of Creation:  Modern Science and Divine Action in the Pentecostal-Charismatic Imagination, by Amos Yong. Reviewed by Knut-Willy Sæther
Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False, by Thomas Nagel. Reviewed by Paul Ritterbush

 

Volume 12, Number 2 / May 2014

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

Articles
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 Symposium: 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

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

Articles
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
Im Horizont der Anrede, by Christian Aus der Au. Reviewed by Andreas Losch
Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, by Sally Satel and Scott Lillienfeld. Reviewed by Alan Weissenbacher

 

Volume 11, Number 4 / November 2013

Editorials
Launching Project SATURN: Scientific and Theological Understandings of Randomness in Nature, by Robert John Russell
"Human Cloning? Yes, It's Here", by Ted Peters

Articles
Perhaps Their Harmony is not that Simple: Bediuzzaman Said Nursi on the Qur'an and Modern Science, by Isra Yazicioglu
Revelation between Cognitive Science of Religion and Dialectical Theology, by Jan-Olav Henriksen

J.K. Russell Research Conference: God, Information and the Sciences of Complexity

Cur deus caro : Jesus and the Cosmos Story, by Niels Henrik Gregersen
God, Information, and Complexity: From Descriptive to Explorative Metaphysics, by Niels Henrik Gregersen
Incarnation Deep and Wide: A Response to Niels Gregersen, by Ronald Cole-Turner
Deep Incarnation and the Imago Dei: The Cosmic Scope of the Incarnation in Light of the Messiah as the Renewed Adam, by Joshua M. Moritz
The Enigma of "In, With, and Under": A Response to the Great Dane
, by Ted Peters
The Kenosis of the Father: Affirming God's Action at the Higher Levels of Nature, by Daniel J. Peterson
The Twofold Assumption: A Response to Cole-Turner, Moritz, Peters and Peterson, by Niels Henrik Gregersen

Book Reviews
Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, by David Wilkinson. Reviewed by Ted Peters
The Spirit in Creation and New Creation. Science and Theology in Western and Orthodox Realms, by Michael Welker, ed. Reviewed by Alexei Nesteruk
Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter, by Terence W. Deacon. Reviewed by Brian Patrick Green

 

Volume 11, Number 3 / August 2013

Editorial
Toward a Theology of the Evolutionarily Unfit, by Ted Peters

Articles
Recent Theological 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

Editorial
The Planet We Adore, by Ted Peters

Articles
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 the 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

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

Articles
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? A Psychiatrist Explores the Role of Faith in Treatment, by Ian Osborn. Reviewed by Natasha Dagys
Living in Spin: Narrative as a Distributed Ontology of Human Action, by Andrew P. Porter. Reviewed by Matthew Crabb

 

Volume 10, Number 4 / November 2012

Editorial
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

Articles
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 Georg Joachim Rheticus, by Nienke W.J. Roelants
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
, by Noah J. Toly and Daniel I. Block, eds. Reviewed by Austin Leininger
Religion and the New Atheism: A Critical Appraisal
, by Amarnath Amarasingam, ed.. Reviewed by Benjamin B. DeVan

 

Volume 10, Number 3 / August 2012

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

Articles
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 Metaphysics, 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

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

Articles
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

Editorial
Why Didn't Jesus Come?, by Ted Peters

Articles
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 Reviews
SuperCooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed, by Martin A. Nowak and Roger Highfield. Reviewed by Gregory R. Peterson
The Trinity and an Entangled World: Relationality in Physical Science and Theology, by John Polkinghorne. Reviewed by Anna Ijjas

 

Volume 9, Number 4 / November 2011

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

Articles
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

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

Articles
Celestial Aesthetics: Over Our Heads and/or in Our Heads, by Holmes Rolston, III
Toward a Cosmic Christology: A Kerygmatic 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

Editorials
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

Articles
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

Editorials
Theology and Mathematics: An Introduction, by James Bradley

Articles
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 Considerations, 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

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

Articles
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 Religion: Up to 1700 and Nature and Scripture in the Abrahamic Religion: 1700-Present, by Jitse M. van der Meer and Scott Mandelbrote, eds. 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

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

Articles
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 2: 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
Science and Religion: A New Introduction, by Willem B. Drees
Response to Willem B. Drees' Review of Science and Religion: A New Introduction, by Alister E. McGrath
Religion and Science in Context: A Guide to the Debates, by Alister E. McGrath
Response to Alister McGrath's Review of Religion and Science in Context: A Guide to the Debates, by Willem B. Drees

Emergent Freedom: Naturalizing Free Will, by James Haag. Reviewed by Josh Reeves

 

Volume 8, Number 2 / May 2010

Editorials
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

Articles
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
Challenging the By-Product Theory of Religion in the Cognitive Science of Religion, by James A. Van Slyke
Divine Omniscience: Is God's Foreknowledge at Risk in the Context of Contemporary Science?, by Christopher 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

Editorials
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

Articles
The Nature of Light: Perspectives from Theology and Science, by Fraser Watts
The ETI Myth: Idolatrous Fantasy or Plausible 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

Editorials
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


Articles
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
Is there an Ultimate Structure to Life?, 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 Säugetier von Gottes Gnaden: Evolution, Bewusstsein, Freiheit, by Ulrich Luke. Reviewed by Oliver Putz

 

Volume 7, Number 3 / August 2009

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

Articles
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

Editorials
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


Articles
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

Editorial
CTNS Publications in 2008, by Nathan Hallanger

Articles
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 Multidisciplinary 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

Editorials
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

Articles
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

Articles
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

Editorials
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

Articles
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

Editorials
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 New CTNS Logo , by Robert John Russell

Dialogues
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


Articles
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 and Divine Action, by Thomas F. Tracy

Book Review
Monkey Trials and Gorilla Sermons, by Peter Bowler. Reviewed by Ted Peters

 

Volume 5,  Number 3 / November 2007

Editorials
Evil revisited: A physicist's perspective, by Lawrence W. Fagg

Articles
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

Editorials
Is it the Lure of Ethical Laxity that Woos stem cell scientists to Singapore?, by Ted Peters

Articles
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 and 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

Editorials
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

Articles
Re-thinking necessity ( al-Darura ) in al-Ghazali'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 Review
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

Editorial
Hormone-receptors and complexity: Putting to rest another God of the Gaps?, by Oliver Putz

Dialogues
Divine action, compatibilism, and coherence theory: A response to Russell, Clayton, and Murphy, by Niels Henrik Gregersen

Articles
Spiritual robots: Religion and our scientific view of the natural world , by Robert M. Geraci
The return of the 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

Editorial
FINLON down under, by Ted Peters

Dialogues
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

Articles
Quantum perichoresis : Quantum field theory and the Trinity, by Ernest L. Simmons
Subjectivist--observing and objective--participant perspectives on the world: Kant, aquinas and quantum mechanics, by Roger Paul
Why Darwin's theory of evolution deserves theological support, by Ted Peters and Martinez Hewlett
Bridging science and religion in China: Emerging opportunities for global dialogue, 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

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

Articles
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

Editorial
Theology and Science, by Fraser Watts
Scientific reductionism and holism: Two Sides of the perception of reality, by V. V. Raman

Dialogue
A religiously partisan science? Responses to Golshani and Stenmark, by Alan H. Batten

Articles
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. Reviewed 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 Naturalism, by Terence L. Nichols. Reviewed by Patricia A. Williams

Volume 3, Number 2 / July 2005

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

Dialogues
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?, 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

Articles
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

Editorials
Natural Theology 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

Dialogues
Further Reflections on "The Divine Action Project", by Wesley Wildman
A Counter-response to Nancey Murphy on Non-reductive Physicalism, by Derek Jeffreys

Articles
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
Comment on "A Religiously Partisan Science? Islamic and Christian Perspectives", by Medhi Golshani
A Counter-response on "A Religiously Partisan Science", 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: Towards 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

Editorial
Theology and Science Update, by Whitney Bauman

Dialogues
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

Articles
The Soul is Alive and Well: Non-reductive Physicalism and Emergent Mental Properties, by Derek Jeffreys
Response to Derek Jeffreys, by Nancey Murphy
Ecosystem Dynamics: a Natural Middle, 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

Editorials
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

Articles
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

Editorials
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

Articles
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. Reviewed by Christian Berg
Playing God?: Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom, Second Edition, by Ted Peters. Reviewed by Greg Cootsona

Volume 1, Number 1 / March 2003

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

Articles
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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