Based on the comments I received from my blog posts on the science and religion debate, I want to point Evangel readers in the direction of some resources that would inform the conversation because––with the exception of a few interlocutors––pervasive ignorance and fear seem to prevail instead of knowledge and faith.
From Natural History magazine. “Intelligent Design?” Three proponents of Intelligent Design (ID) present their views of design in the natural world. Each view is immediately followed by a response from a proponent of evolution (EO).
From Timothy Keller (Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, author of many books including The Reason for God: Belief in God in an Age of Skepticism)
- How is BioLogos different from Theistic Evolution, Intelligent Design and Creationism?
- What is the proper relationship between science and religion?
- Can scientific truth and scriptural truth be reconciled?
- What factors should be considered in determining how to approach a passage of Scripture?
- How was the story of Genesis interpreted before Darwin?
- What were the Christian responses to Darwin?
- What is evolution?
- What role could God have in evolution?
- Did evolution have to result in human beings?
- At what point in the evolutionary process did humans attain the “Image of God”?
- How does the Fall fit into evolutionary history? Were Adam and Eve historical figures?
- Is there room in BioLogos to believe in miracles?
- Harold Attridge (ed.), The Religion and Science Debate: Why Does it Continue?
- Ronald Numbers (ed.), Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths about Science and Religion; Darwinism Comes to America; The Creationists: From Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design
- John Mark Reynolds (ed.), Three Views on Creation and Evolution: Young Earth Creationism, Old Earth (Progressive) Creationism, and Theistic Evolution
- Ian Barbour, Religion and Science: Historical and Contemporary Issues (Gifford Lectures); When Science Meets Religion: Enemies, Strangers, or Partners?
- John Polkinghorne, Belief in God in an Age of Science; Exploring Reality: The Intertwining of Science and Religion
- Francis Collins, The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
- Kenneth Miller, Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution
- Conor Cunningham, Darwin’s Pious Idea: Why the Ultra-Darwinists and Creationists Both Get It Wrong
- Richard Carlson & Tremper Longman, Science, Creation and the Bible: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins
- Alister McGrath, Science & Religion: A New Introduction; The Science of God: An Introduction to Scientific Theology; A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology (Gifford Lectures)
- Michael Ruse, Can a Darwinian Be a Christian?; Science and Spirituality: Making Room for Faith in an Age of Science; The Evolution-Creation Struggle; Darwin and Design: Does Evolution Have a Purpose?; Debating Design: From Darwin to DNA (c0-editor William Dembski),
- Anthony O’Hear, Beyond Evolution: Human Nature and the Limits of Evolutionary Explanation