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F. Cosmology and Astrophysics

  • Adams, Fred & Greg Laughlin. The Five Ages of the Universe: Inside the Physics of Eternity. New York: Free Press, 1999.
  • Barrow, John D. The Origin of the Universe. New York: Basic Books, 1997.
  • Greene, Brian R. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory. New York: W. W. Norton, 1999.
  • Greene, Brian R. The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.Greene, Brian. The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos. New York: Vintage, 2011.
  • Gribben, John. The Origins of the Future: Ten Questions for the Next Ten Years. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006.
  • Hawking, Stephen. A Brief History of Time. Expanded edition. New York: Bantam, 1998.Hawking, Stephen. The Grand Design. New York: Bantam Books, 2010
  • Hawking, Stephen. The Universe in a Nutshell. New York: Bantam, 2001.
  • Kaku, Michio. Parallel Worlds: A Journey through Creation: Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos. New York: Doubleday, 2005.
  • Krauss, Lawrence. A Universe from Nothing: Why there is Something rather than Nothing. New York: Free Press, 2012.
  • Livio, Mario. The Accelerating Universe: Infinite Expansion, the Cosmological Constant, and the Beauty of the Universe. New York: John Wiley, 2000.
  • Nicolson, Iain. Dark Side of the Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Fate of the Cosmos. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
  • Rees, Martin J. Just Six Numbers: The Deep Forces that Shape the Universe. New York: Basic Books, 1999.
  • Silk, Joseph. Horizons of Cosmology: Exploring Worlds Seen and Unseen. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton, 2009.Steinhardt, Paul J. & Neil Turok. Endless Universe: Beyond the Big Bang. New York: Doubleday, 2007.
  • Thuan, Trinh Xuan. The Secret Melody: And Man Created the Universe. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995 (reprint, Radnor, PA: Templeton Foundation Press, 2005).
  • Tyson, Neil DeGrasse & Donald Goldsmith. Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution. New York: W. W. Norton, 2004.
  • Ward, Peter Douglas & Donald Brownlee. Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe. New York: Copernicus Books, 2000.
  • Ward, Peter Douglas & Donald Brownlee. The Life and Death of Planet Earth: How the New Science of Astrobiology charts the Ultimate Fate of Our World. New York: Times Books, 2003.

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Cosmos and Creator
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Evolution and Creation Survey
Evolution and Theology (GHC)
Evolution, Creation, and Semiotics

The Expelled Controversy
Faith and Reason: An Introduction
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Genetic Engineering and Food

Genetics and Ethics
Genetic Technologies - the Radical Revision of Human Existence and the Natural World

Genomics, Nanotechnology and Robotics
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Historical Examples of the Science and Religion Debate (GHC)
History of Creationism
Intelligent Design Coming Clean

Issues for the Millennium: Cloning and Genetic Technologies
Jean Vanier of L'Arche
Nano-Technology and Nano-ethics
Natural Science and Christian Theology - A Select Bibliography
Neuroscience and the Soul
Outlines of the Science and Religion Debate (GHC)

Perspectives on Evolution

Physics and Theology
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Questions that Shape Our Future
Reductionism (GHC)
Reintroducing Teleology Into Science
Science and Suffering

Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action (CTNS/Vatican Series)

Space Exploration and Positive Stewardship

Stem-Cell Debate: Ethical Questions
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