22 Suggested Readings on The Relationship Between Science and Theology/Religion

If you’re interested in reading up on the relationship between science and theology/religion, here are some of my picks. I am not including a review of each book. Hope they help!

1. Science & Christianity: Four Views (Spectrum Multiview Book Series Spectrum Multiview Book Series)

2. The Design Revolution: Answering the Toughest Questions About Intelligent Design

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

4. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition

5. The Wedge of Truth: Splitting the Foundations of Naturalism

6. Mapping the Origins Debate: Six Models of the Beginning of Everything

7. God and Evolution

8. The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism

9. God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?

10. Redeeming Science: A God-Centered Approach

11. More than Myth?: Seeking the Full Truth about Genesis, Creation, and Evolution

12. Science and Faith: Friends or Foes?

13. The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy (Turning Point Christian Worldview Series)

14. More Than a Theory: Revealing a Testable Model for Creation (Reasons to Believe)

15. Religion and Science (Gifford Lectures Series)

16. The Science Delusion: Feeling the Spirit of Enquiry

17. How Blind Is the Watchmaker?: Nature’s Design & the Limits of Naturalistic Science

18. Intelligent Design: William A. Dembski & Michael Ruse in Dialogue

19. Probability’s Nature and Nature’s Probability : A Call to Scientific Integrity

20. Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science

21. The Genesis of Science: How the Christian Middle Ages Launched the Scientific Revolution

22. God’s Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science


7 thoughts on “22 Suggested Readings on The Relationship Between Science and Theology/Religion

  1. SLIMJIM March 20, 2015 / 6:38 am

    Good recommendations of books!

    • chab123 March 20, 2015 / 5:37 pm


  2. Paul Bruggink March 28, 2015 / 8:53 pm

    IMNSHO, your Suggested Readings are too skewed toward the Intelligent Design Movement.

    I would propose the following list of Suggested Readings (in no particular order):

    “Perspectives on an Evolving Creation,” edited by Keith B. Miller
    “Paradigms on Pilgrimage: Creationism, Paleontology and Biblical Interpretation” by Stephen Godfrey and Christopher Smith (a PhD paleontologist and a PhD Baptist minister)
    “Seven Days that Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science” by John Lennox
    “The Bible, Rocks and Time: Geological Evidence for the Age of the Earth” by Davis A. Young & Ralph F. Stearley
    “Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution” by Denis O. Lamoureux
    “I Love Jesus & I Accept Evolution”: by Denis O. Lamoureux (the Readers’ Digest version of his book “Evolutionary Creation”)
    “Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution” by Kenneth R. Miller
    “The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief” by Francis S. Collins
    “Exploring Faith and Reason: The Reconciliation of Christianity and Biological Sciences” by Bruce Glass
    “The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate” by John H. Walton
    “Creation or Evolution: Do We Have to Choose?” by Denis Alexander
    “Theology After Darwin,” edited by R. J. Berry
    “The Nature of Creation: Examining the Bible and Science” by Mark Harris
    “When Faith and Science Collide” A Biblical Approach to Evaluationg Evolution, Creationism, Intelligent Design, and the Age of the Earth” by G. R. Davidson
    “Can We Believe Genesis Today?: The Bible and the Questions of Science” by Ernest Lucas
    “Beyond the Firmament: Understanding Science and the Theology of Creation” by Gordon J. Glover
    “State of Affairs: The Science-Theology Controversy” by Richard J. Coleman
    “Coming to Peace with Science: Bridging the Worlds Between Faith and Biology” by Darrel R. Falk
    “Science and Christianity: Conflict or Coherence?” by Henry F. Schaefer III
    “The Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion” edited by Peter Harrison
    “The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity” edited by Alan G. Padgett
    “Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation” edited by J. Daryl Charles
    “The Adam Quest: Eleven Scientists Who Held on to a Strong Faith While Wrestling with the Mystery of Human Origins” by Tim Stafford
    “Religion and the Sciences of Origins: Historical and Contemporary Discussions” by Kelly James Clark

    • chab123 March 28, 2015 / 9:37 pm

      Thanks Paul. I have some of those as well. I can’t include everything.

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