faith and science

Books

Questioning creationism

Tower of Babel: Against the New Creationism, by Robert T. Pennock

Books

Einstein and Religion, by Max Jammer

As a symbol of scientific genius, Albert Einstein the public icon has had as great an effect on 20th-century thought as his theories have had on modern science.

Books

An unfolding creation

God after Darwin: A Theology of Evolution, by John Haught

Books

Searching for patterns

How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science, by Michael Shermer

Books

When Science Meets Religion, by Ian Barbour; Faith, Science, and Understanding, by John Polkinghorne; and Can A Darwinian Be a Christian?, by Michael Ruse

Ian Barbour finds four major options in the current literature on science and religion: conflict, independence, dialogue and integration. Though he clearly prefers the latter two approaches, he explains well the attraction that some people feel for the former two.