Christian faith has generally had an uneasy and sometimes extremely contentious relationship with modern science, a relationship that this book explores. Ably edited by two University of Wisconsin historians of science, David C.
American Jesus: How the Son of God Became a National Icon
Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession
For Stephen Prothero and Richard Wightman Fox, the bad news is that they each published a book about Jesus and American culture at roughly the same time (calling to mind the 1981 contemporaneous publication of books on sexual mores in
Deeper Than Darwin: The Prospect for Religion in an Age of Evolution
Here is the mature thought of one of the academy’s most eloquent and learned scholars of religion and science. John F. Haught is both a distinguished professor in the theology department at Georgetown University and director of the Georgetown Center for the Study of Science and Religion.
Barry Schwartz’s book became a page-turner for me when he began discussing a survey of preferences in medical care. The majority of nonpatients said they would want to be in charge of their treatment if they were to get cancer, he reported. But most of those who actually had cancer wanted their doctors to take over.
Real Kids, Real Faith: Practices for Nurturing Children's Spiritual Lives