Helpful Books

The following bibliography is comprised simply of books on a variety of topics related to faith/science issues. I have not read all of them nor do I agree with all of them. The list was compiled for my university-level classes and I have put the ones I think are definitely worthwhile in BOLD font. Enjoy!!

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. Science History and Philosophy

II. Biological Ethics

III. Origins

IV. Stewardship Ecology

V. Euthanasia

VI. Genetic Engineering

 

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SCIENCE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY

Grun, B. 1979 The Timetables of History. Simon and Shuster, N.Y. 676 pas.

Henry, C. 1976. God, Revelation and Authority: Volume I. Word Books, Publishers. Texas. 438 pas.

Henry, C. 1976. God, Revelation and Authority: Volume II. Word Books, Publishers. Texas. 373 pas.

Hoffecker, S., Editor. 1986. Building a Christian Worldview: Vol. I. Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., N.J. 340 pas. Hummel, C. 1986. The Galileo Connection. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 293 pas.

Johnson, Phillip. 1995. Reason in the Balance. IV Press. Downers Grove. 245 pgs.

Kaiser, Christopher. 1991. Creation and the History of Science. W. B. Eerdmans Publishing. Grand Rapids. 316 pas.

Moreland, J.P. 1989. Christianity and the Nature of Science. Baker Book House Co. Michigan. 270 pas.

Oppenheimer, J.R. 1962. On Science and Culture. Encounter Oct. 1962

Pearcey, N. and C. Thaxton. 1994. The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy. Crossway Books. Illinois. 298 pas.

Ratzsch, D.1986. Philosophy of Science. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 165 pas.

Ratzsch, D. 2000. Science and Its Limits: The Natural Sciences in Christian Perspective. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 191 pas.

Schaeffer, F. 1968. Escape from Reason. IVPress. England. 96 pas.

Schaeffer, F. 1975. No Final Conflict. IVPress. Illinois. 35 pas.

Schaeffer, F. 1976. How Should We Then Live? F.H. Revell Co. NJ. 288 pas.

Schaeffer, F. 1981. A Christian Manifesto. Crossway Books. Illinois. 157 pas.

Sire, J. 1997. The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 237 pas.

Whitehead, A.N. 1925. Science and the Modern World. Lowell Lectures. Harvard University

Wright, R. 1989. Biology Through the Eyes of Faith. Harper and Row, Publishers. San Francisco. 298 pas.

Van Till, H., D. Young and C. Menninga. 1988. Science Held Hostage. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 189 pas.

 

 

BIOLOGICAL ETHICS

 

Balswick, J. and J. Balswick. 1999. Authentic Human Sexuality: An Integrated Christian Approach. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 306 pas.

Brown, I. and N. de S. Cameron, editors. 1988. Medicine in Crisis: A Christian Response. Rutherford House Books. England. 128 pas.

Chamberlain, P. 2000. Final Wishes: A Cautionary Tale on Death, Dignity and Physician Assisted Suicide. InterVArsity PRess. Illinois. 214 pas.

Greenspahn, F. 1986. Contemporary Ethical Issues in the Jewish and Christian Traditions. Ktav Publioshing House. New Jersey. 233 pas.

Hollis, H., editor. 1977. A Matter of Life and Death. Broadman Press. Tennessee.143 pas.

Kass, L. 1985. Toward a More Natural Science: Biology and Human Affairs. Free Press. New York. 370 pas.

Larson, E. and D. Amundsen. 1998. A Different Death: Euthanasis and the Christian Tradition. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 288 pas.

Meier, L., editor. 1986. Jewish Values in Bioethics. Human Sciences Press, Inc. New York. 195 pas.

Moreland, J.P. and S. Rae. 2000. Body and Soul: Human Nature and the Crisis in Ethics. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 384 pas.

Rae, S. and P. Cox. 1999. Bioethics. Eerdmans Pub. Co. Michigan. 326 pas.

Rogers, J., editor. 1988. Medical Ethics, Human Choices. Herald Press. Pennsylvania. 158 pas.

 

 

ORIGINS

 

Chittick, D. 1984. The Controversy. Multnomah Press. Oregon. 280 pas.

Dembski, W. 1998. Mere Creation: Science, Faith, and Intelligent Design. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 475 pas.

Hanson, R., editor. 1986. Science and Creation. Macmillian Publishing Company. New York. 224 pas.

Hsu, Kenneth. 1986. The Great Dying. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers. New York. 292 pas.

Johnson, Phillip. 1991. Darwin on Trial. IV Press. Downers Grove. 194 pgs.

Johnson, Phillip. 1995. Reason in the Balance. IV Press. Downers Grove. 245 pgs.

Johnson, Phillip. 1997. Defeating Darwinism by Opening Minds. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 131 pas.

Johnson, Phillip. 2000. The Wedge of Truth. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 192 pas.

King, John, translator. 1948. Commentaries on the First Book of Moses Called Genesis by John Calvin. W.B. Eerdmans Publsihing Co. Grand Rapids. 584 pas.

Moreland, J.P. The Creation Hypothesis: Scientific Evidence for an Intelligent Designer. IVPress. Illinois. 334 pas.

Morris, Henry, editor., 1968. Symposium on Creation. Baker Book House. Michigan. 156 pas.

Morris, Henry. 1974. Scientific Creationism. Creation-Life Publishers. San Diego. 277 pas.

Patten, Donald, editor. 1970, 1971, 1972, 1975. Symposium on Creation: Vols 2-5. Baker Book House.

Ratzsch, Del. 1996. The Battle of Beginnings. IV Press. Downers Grove. 248 pgs.

Ross, Hugh. 1991. The Fingerprint of God. Promise Publishing Co. Qrange, CA.

Ross, Hugh. 1979. Genesis One: A Scientific Perspective. Wiseman Publications. Sierra Madre, CA. 23 pas.

Sagan, Carl. 1980. Cosmos. Random House. 365 pas.

Schaeffer, F. 1972. Genesis in Space and Time. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 167 pas.

Schroeder, G. 1990. Genesis and the Big Bang. Bantam Books. New York. 212 pas.

Thurman, D. 1978. How to Think About Evolution. InterVarsity Press. Illinois. 143 pas.

Whitcomb, J. 1986. The Early Earth. Baker Book House. Michigan. 174 pas.

Young, D. 1977. Creation and the Flood. Baker Book House. Michigan. 217 pas.

Youngblood, R., editor. 1990. The Genesis Debate. Baker Book House. Michigan. 250 pas.

Youngblood, R. 1991. The Book of Genesis. Baker Book House. Michigan. 311 pas.

 

 

STEWARDSHIP ECOLOGY

 

Barr, J. 1974. Man and Nature: The Ecological Controvery and the Old Testament. pas. 48-75. IN: Spring, D. and Eileen Spring, editors. Ecology and Religion in History. Harper and Row, Publishers. New York. 154 pas.

Beisner, E. Where Garden Meets Wilderness: Evangelical Entry into the Environmental Debate. Eerdmans Pub. Co. Michigan. 256 pas.

Byron, W. 1978. The Ethics of Stewardship. IN: Jegen, M. and B. Manno, editors.. The Earth is the Lord's. Paulist Press. New York. 215 pas.

DeWitt, Calvin. editor. 1991. The Environment and the Christian. Baker Book House Co. Michigan. 156 pas.

Dubus, R. 1974. Franciscan Conservation versus Benedictine Stewardship. pas. 114-136. IN: Spring, D. and Eileen Spring, editors. Ecology and Religion in History. Harper and Row, Publishers. New York. 154 pas.

Elder, F. 1970. Crisis in Eden. Abingdon Press. Nashville. 172 pas.

Henry, C. 1987. Stewardship of the Environment and Responses. 473-502. IN: K. Kantzer, editor. Applying the Scriptures. Academie Books. Michigan. 514 pas.

Hessel, D., editor. 1985. For Creation's Sake The Geneva Press. Philadelphia. 142 pas.

Joranson, P. and K. Butigan, editors. 1984. Cry of the Environment. Bear and Company. Santa Fe. 476 pas.

Jegen, M. and B. Manno, editors. 1978. The Earth is the Lord's. Paulist Press. New York. 215 pas.

Massey, M. 1985. The Defense of the Peaceable Kingdom. Religious Society of Friends. California. 34 pas.

Moncrief, L. 1970. The Cultrual Basis for our Environmental Crisis. Science 170:508-512.

Schaeffer, F. 1984. Pollution and the Death of Man. Tyndale House Publishers. Illinois. 125 pas.

Spring, D. and Eileen Spring, editors. 1974. Ecology and Religion in History. Harper and Row, Publishers. New York. 154 pas.

Stone, G., editor. 1971. A New Ethic for a New Earth. Friendship Press. Conneticut. 173 pas.

VanDyke, F. , D. Mahan, J. Sheldon, and R. Brand. 1996. Redeeming Creation: The Biblical Basis for Environmental Stewardship. InterVarsity Press, Illinois. 213 pas.

Weigand, P. 1984. Escape from the Birdbath. pas. 148-157. IN: Joranson, P. and K. Butigan, editors. Cry of the Environment. Bear and Company. Santa Fe. 476 pas.

White,L. 1967. The Historical Roots of Our Ecological Crisis. Science 155:12031207.

Wilkinson, L. 1991. EARTHKEEPING: Christian Stewardship of Natural Resources. W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. Michigan. 317 pas.

Wood, R. 1984. Environment as Spiritual Horizon: the Legacy of Celtic Monasticism. pas. 62-84. IN: Joranson, P. and K. Butigan, editors. Cry of the Environment. Bear and Company. Santa Fe. 476 pas.

 

 

EUTHANASIA

 

Brunk, C. 1988. In the Image of God. pas. 29-39. IN: Rogers, J., editor. Medical Ethics, Human Choices. Herald Press. Pennsylvania. 158 pas.

Chalmers, G. 1988. Life Issues: Euthanasia. 102-119.IN: Brown, I. and N. de S. Cameron, editors. Medicine in Crisis: A Christian Response. Rutherford House Books. England. 128 pas.

Geisler, N. 1987. Sanctity of Human Life, with Responses. 139-185 IN: K. Kantzer, editor. Applying the Scriptures. Academie Books. Michigan. 514 pas.

Halsey, W. and B. Johnston, editors. 1987. Colliers Encyclopedia Vol. 12. Collier, Inc. NY.

Horan, D. and D. Mall, editors. 1977. Death, Dying and Euthanasia. University Publications of America. Wahington. 821 pas.

Jakobovits, I. 1986. Ethical Problems Regarding the Termination of Life. pas. 84-95. IN: Meier, L., editor. Jewish Values in Bioethics. Human Sciences Press, Inc. New York. 195 pas.

Kohl, M., editor. 1975. Beneficent Euthanasia. Prometheus Books, New York. 255 pas.

Koop, C.E. and F. Schaeffer. 1983. Whatever Happened to the Human Race? Crossway Books. Illinois. 176 pas.

Krabil, W. 1988. Death and Dying: Prevailing Medical Perspectives. pas. 53-62. IN: Rogers, J., editor. Medical Ethics, Human Choices. Herald Press. Pennsylvania. 158 pas.

Melton, J., editor. 1991. The Churches Speak on: Euthanasia. Gale Research, Inc. Michigan. 212 pas.

O'Connor, B., D. Cherico, and A. Kutscher, editors. 1978. The Role of the Minister in Caring for the Dying Patient and the Bereaved. Arno Press. New York. 226 pas.

Spring, B. and E. Larson. 1988. Euthanasia. Multnomah Press. Oregon. 219 pas.

Weir, R., editor. 1986. Ethical Issues in Death and Dying. Columbia University Press. New York. 388 pas.

 

 

GENETIC ENGINERING

 

Drlica, Karl. 1984. Understanding DNA and Gene Cloning. J. WIley and Sons. New York. 205 pas.

Hoffman, P. 1988. Genetic Engineering. 113-120. IN: Rogers, J., editor. 1988. Medical Ethics, Human Choices. Herald Press. Pennsylvania. 158 pas.

Holloway, S. 1988. Scientific Developments: Genetic Engineering and In Vitro Fertilization. 26-40. IN: Brown, I. and N. de S. Cameron, editors. Medicine in Crisis: A Christian Response. Rutherford House Books. England. 128 pas.

Regan, T. and D. VanDeVeer, editors. 1982. And Justice For All. Rowman and Littlefield. New Jersey. 310 pas.

Rifkin, J. 1985. Declaration of a Heretic. Routledge and Kegan Paul. Massachusetts. 139 pas.

Schneider, E., editor. 1985. Questions about the Beginning of Life. Augsburg Publishing House. Minnesota. 189 pas.

Stumpf, S. 1977. Genetics and the Control of Human Development: Some Ethical Considerations. 114-129. IN: Hollis, H., editor. 1977. A Matter of Life and Death. Broadman Press. Tennessee.143 pas.

Suzuki, D. and P. Knudtson. 1989. Genethics, the Clash Between the New Genetics and Human Values. Harvard University Press. Massachusetts. 384 pas.