Montview Blvd Presbyterian Church, January 2003.                                                        John W. Burgeson


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* RELIGION AND SCIENTIFIC NATURALISM, OVERCOMING THE CONFLICTS, by David Ray Griffin. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 2000. 345 pages, index, notes, bibliography. Softcover; $25.95.


* BLAISE PASCAL, REASONS OF THE HEART, by Marvin R. O'Connell. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1997. 202 pages, index. Softcover; $16.00.


* WHEN SCIENCE MEETS RELIGION: Enemies, Strangers or Partners? by Ian G. Barbour. New York: HarperCollins Publishers,  2000. 204 pages, index, notes. Paperback; $16.00.


* BELIEF IN GOD IN AN AGE OF SCIENCE by John Polkinghorne. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1998. 130 pages, index. Hardcover.


* BESIDE STILL WATERS, SEARCHING FOR MEANING IN AN AGE OF DOUBT by Gregg Easterbrook. New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1998. 318 pages, index, footnotes. Hardcover; $25.00.


* THE FABRIC OF REALITY by David Deutsch. New York, NY: The Penguin Press, 1997. 366 pages, index and bibliography. Hardcover; $29.95.


* THE FAITH FACTOR, PROOF OF THE HEALING POWER OF PRAYER by Dale A. Matthews, M.D. with Connie Clark. New York, NY; Penguin Group, 1998. 322 pages, index, footnotes. Hardcover; $24.95.


* QUARKS, CHAOS & CHRISTIANITY, QUESTIONS TO SCIENCE AND RELIGION, by John Polkinghorne. New York, NY: The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1996. 102 pages, bibliography; no index. Paperback; $9.95.


* PATHS FROM SCIENCE TOWARDS GOD, The End of all our Exploring, by Arthur Peacock. Oxford, England; Oneworld Publications, 2001. 198 pages, glossary, bibliography, index and footnotes. Softcover; $16.95.


WHY RELIGION MATTERS, The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief, by Huston Smith. New York, NY; HarperColins Publishers, Inc., 2001. 285 pages, index. Hardcover; $25.00.


WHEN RELIGION BECOMES EVIL, by Charles Kimball. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2002. 240 pages, bibliography, notes. Hardback; $21.95. ISBN 0-06-050653-9.


RELIGIOUS PLURALISM in the ACADEMY, Opening the Dialogue, by Robert J. Nash. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2001. 224 pages, index, bibliography. Paperback; no price shown. ISBN 0-8204-5592-X.


* THE BIBLICAL FLOOD, A Case Study of the Church's Response to Extrabiblical Evidence, by Davis A. Young. William B. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995. 327 pages, footnotes and index. Paperback; $19.99.


* PERILS OF A RESTLESS PLANET, Scientific Perspectives on Natural Disasters, by Ernest Zebrowski, Jr. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 1997. 287 pages, index. Hardcover; price not shown.


* PARADIGMS LOST: Images of Man in the Mirror of Science, by John L. Casti, William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York, 1989. ISBN 0-688-08131-2.


* BELIEVING IN MAGIC, The Psychology of Superstition, by Stewart A. Vyse. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1997. 220 pages, Index, notes.


THE ORIGINS OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE BREAKDOWN OF THE BICAMERAL MIND, by Julian Jaynes. Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, 1976. ISBN 0-395-32932-9 (paperback)


* OMPHALOS; An Attempt to Untie the Geological Knot, by Phillip Henry Gosse. Woodbridge, Connecticut, Ox Bow Press; 1998. 376 pages, index. Paperback. $34.95. ISBN 1-881987-10.


* SEARCHING FOR CERTAINTY: What Scientists can Know about the Future, by John L. Casti. New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1990.  496 pages, index.  Hardcover; $22.95.


* When Elephants Weep, The Emotional Life of Animals, by Jeffrey Masson and Susan MacCarthy. New York, NY; Delacorte Press, 1995. 236 pages, notes, index. Hardcover. $23.95.


THE MYTH OF CERTAINTY, The Reflective Christian & the Risk of Commitment, by Daniel Taylor. Downers Grove, Ill; InterVarsity Press, 1992. 158 pages, notes. Softcover, no price shown.


* Reviews of these books, and others, are on page 2 of my web site.