Over the years, I have written a variety of book reviews and essays. This page provides links to them, with years noted for the most recent ones.
If you are looking for my course on "Science and Nature in Christian Perspective," go here.
If you are looking for my course on "Postmodernism (and Modernism) in Christian Perspective," go here.

I'm dividing things into these categories:

Essays about Science and Christianity

  1. Recommended Resources for Science and Christian Faith (annotated bibliography, updated in 2017)

  2. The Chosen Species: Human Uniqueness and the Image of God (2017)

  3. Evolution and Immorality: Is Sin Darwin's Fault?

  4. A Personal View of the Evolution Issue

  5. Science and Christian Apologetics

  6. The Second Law of Thermodynamics in the Context of the Christian Faith

  7. Thoughts on "Joshua's Long Day"

  8. What Does "God of the Gaps" Mean?

Other Miscellaneous Essays

  1. 2000 Advent Devotional

  2. 2001 Advent Devotional

  3. 2017 Lenten Devotional

  4. Alternative Facts and the Bible (2018)

  5. Am I an Evangelical? (written in 2002)

  6. Am I Still an Evangelical? (written in 2017)

  7. Bogus History and Bad Theology: The Deplorable Doctrine of Christian Nationalism (2020)

  8. Christ the Center

  9. The Cross and the Swastika: A Church Corrupted by Nationalism (2020)

  10. Did Jesus Ace all His Math Tests? (2019)

  11. Donkey Kong

  12. Evangelicals and the Environment: Checkered Past, Brighter Future (2007)

  13. The False Religion of Americanism (2020)

  14. Jesus Versus Q (2021)

  15. Lessons from a Garbage Pail

  16. Looking for God in all the Wrong Places (2018)

  17. The Missional Inigo Montoya (guest post on Scot McKnight's Jesus Creed blog, 2009)

  18. Quaker Life

Book Reviews

  1. The Age of the Earth, by G. Brent Dalrymple

  2. At the Fringes of Science, by Michael W. Friedlander

  3. The Cosmos in the Light of the Cross, by George L. Murphy

  4. Creation and Last Things: At the Intersection of Theology and Science, by Gregory S. Cootsona

  5. Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design, by Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross

  6. The Darwin Legend, by James Moore

  7. Fit Bodies, Fat Minds: Why Evangelicals Don't Think and What to Do About It, by Os Guinness

  8. The Fourth Day: What the Bible and the Heavens are Telling us about the Creation, by Howard Van Till

  9. The Galileo Connection: Resolving Conflicts between Science and the Bible, by Charles E. Hummel

  10. God Did It, But How?, by Robert B. Fischer

  11. God's Own Scientists: Creationists in a Secular World, by Christopher P. Toumey

  12. The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief, by Francis S. Collins

  13. The Message of Creation, by David Wilkinson

  14. Putting It All Together: Seven Patterns for Relating Science and the Christian Faith, by Richard H. Bube

  15. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism, by Timothy Keller

  16. Rebuilding the Matrix: Science and Faith in the 21st Century, by Denis Alexander

  17. Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action, by J. Matthew Sleeth

  18. Three Views on Creation and Evolution, by J.P. Moreland and J.M. Reynolds

  19. Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts the Faith and Threatens America, by Randall Balmer

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