Now I'm getting the chance to read books I didn't have time for before. Think of me whenever you see the slogan "So many books, so little time!" Now I've got the time.  Cheers, Fred.

Science & Religion

Christianity and Evolution: Reflections on Science and Religion

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Book Number: 
180
Date Fred Read: 
December 2006
Fred's Rating: 
4
Total Pages: 
245
Publisher: 
Mariner Books
Year: 
2002

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955), a Jesuit priest and paleontologist (who studied chemistry, physics, botany, and zoology), received his doctorate in geology. (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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The Far-Future Universe: Eschatology from a Cosmic Perspective

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Book Number: 
179
Date Fred Read: 
November 2006
Fred's Rating: 
3
Total Pages: 
370
Publisher: 
Templeton Foundation Press
Year: 
2002

Published in association with the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Vatican Observatory, this book presents 18 essays, mainly by those attending a meeting at the Villa Casino Pio IV (the seat of the Pontifical Academy). It was chaired by Martin Rees (England’s Royal Astronomer).  Read more

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Paths from Science towards God: The End of all our Exploring

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Book Number: 
178
Date Fred Read: 
November 2006
Fred's Rating: 
5
Author: 
Arthur Peacocke
Total Pages: 
174
Publisher: 
Oneworld Publications
Year: 
2001

For over 25 years Arthur Peacocke (1924–2006) was a physical biochemist at Birmingham and Oxford, and, as a theologian-scientist, as Dean of Clare College, Cambridge, and Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre, St. Cross College, Oxford. In 2001 he won the Templeton Prize. (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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God After Darwin: A Theology of Evolution

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Book Number: 
177
Date Fred Read: 
November 2006
Fred's Rating: 
5
Author: 
John F. Haught
Total Pages: 
191
Publisher: 
Westview Press; Second Edition
Year: 
2007

John F. Haught, professor of theology at Georgetown University and director of the Georgetown Center for the Study of Science and Religion, has written over 20 books, print or digital. (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being: Panentheistic Reflections on God’s Presence in a Scientific World

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Book Number: 
158
Date Fred Read: 
June 2006
Fred's Rating: 
4
Author: 
Arthur Peacocke
Author: 
Philip Clayton
Total Pages: 
264
Publisher: 
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Year: 
2004

Editors Arthur Peacocke (1924-2006) and Philip Clayton have 8 pp of Summaries of the Contributions and 7 pp on the Contributors. This book grew out of a symposium sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation. (For their books I've read, click on either name.)  Read more

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Theology for a Scientific Age: Being and Becoming-Natural, Divine and Human (Theology and the Sciences)

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Book Number: 
141
Date Fred Read: 
January 2006
Fred's Rating: 
5
Author: 
Arthur Peacocke
Total Pages: 
349
Publisher: 
Augsburg Fortress Publishers; Enl Sub edition
Year: 
1993

For over 25 years Arthur Peacocke (1924–2006) held academic posts in physical biochemistry at the universities of Birmingham and Oxford, and, as a theologian-scientist, as Dean of Clare College, Cambridge, and Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre, St. Cross College, Oxford. (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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On the Moral Nature of the Universe (Theology and the Sciences)

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Book Number: 
136
Date Fred Read: 
December 2005
Fred's Rating: 
5
Author: 
Nancey Murphy
Author: 
George F.R. Ellis
Total Pages: 
251
Publisher: 
Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Year: 
1996

For info on George F.R. Ellis, see book 135. Nancey Murphy is Associate Professor of Christian Philosophy at Fuller Theology Seminary. Her first book, Theology in the Age of Scientific Reasoning, 1990, was awarded both a Templeton Foundation Prize and the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence.  Read more

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Before the Beginning: Cosmology Explained

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Book Number: 
135
Date Fred Read: 
December 2005
Fred's Rating: 
4
Author: 
George F.R. Ellis
Total Pages: 
129
Publisher: 
Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Year: 
2000

George F.R. Ellis is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Univ. of Cape Town, Visiting Professor of Astronomy at the Univ. of London, and President of the Royal Society of South Africa. He won the Templeton Prize in 2004. (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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Science & Religion: From Conflict to Conversation

Book Number: 
134
Date Fred Read: 
December 2005
Fred's Rating: 
5
Author: 
John F. Haught
Total Pages: 
203
Publisher: 
Paulist Press; 1 edition
Year: 
1995

John F. Haught, Landegger Distinguished Professor of Theology at Georgetown, is a systematic theologist, with special interest in issues involving science, cosmology, ecology and religion. He established the Georgetown Center for the Study of Science and Religion. (For his books I've read, click om his name.)  Read more

Science & Theology: An Introduction

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Book Number: 
123
Date Fred Read: 
October 2005
Fred's Rating: 
4
Author: 
John Polkinghorne
Total Pages: 
133
Publisher: 
Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Year: 
2009

For more info on John Polkinghorne, see book 122. Because John Polkinghorne felt that a simple science-religion textbook was lacking, he wrote this short book during an academic leave. (For his books I've read, click on his name.)  Read more

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