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IV. Historical Treatments of Interaction between Natural Science and Christianity in the West

  • Arieti, James A. & Patrick A. Wilson. The Scientific and the Divine: Conflict and Reconciliation, from Ancient Greece to the Present. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.
  • Barrett, Peter. Science and Theology Since Copernicus: The Search for Understanding. Pretoria, South Africa: UNISA, 2000; Reissue: Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2003.
  • Bowler, Peter J. Reconciling Science and Religion: The Debate in Early-Twentieth-Century Britain. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2001.
  • Brooke, John Hedley & Geoffrey Cantor. Reconstructing Nature: The Engagement of Science and Religion. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1998.
  • Brooke, John Hedley, Margaret J. Osler & Jitse M. Van der Meer, eds. Science in Theistic Contexts: Cognitive Dimensions. Ithaca, NY: (Osiris, vol. 16), 2001.
  • Brooke, John Hedley. Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.
  • Brooks, Richard S. & David K. Himrod. Science and Religion in the English-Speaking World, 1600 - 1727. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2001.
  • Dixon, Thomas et al., eds.  Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Ferngren, Gary B. Encyclopedia of the History of Science and Religion in the Western Tradition. New York: Garland, 2000.
  • Ferngren, Gary B., editor. Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
  • Grant, Edward. Science and Religion, 400 B.B. - A.D. 1550; From Aristotle to Copernicus. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2004.
  • Harrison, Peter.  The Fall of Man and the Foundation of Science. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
  • Harrison, Peter. The Bible, Protestantism, and the Rise of Natural Science. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  • Harrison, Peter. The Territories of Science and Religion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.
  • Hess, Peter M. J. & Paul L. Allen. Catholicism and Science. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, 2008.
  • Kaiser, Christopher. Creational Theology and the History of Physical Science. Kinderkook: E.J. Brill, 1997.
  • Killeen, Kevin & Peter J. Forshaw, eds. The Word and the World: Biblical Exegesis and Early Modern Science. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
  • Knight, David. Science and Spirituality: The Volatile Connection. New York: Routledge, 2004.
  • Kragh, Helge. Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008.
  • Kragh, Helge. Matter and Spirit in the Universe: Scientific and Religious Preludes to Modern Cosmology. London: Imperial College Press, 2004.
  • Lindberg, David C. & Ronald L. Numbers, eds. God and Nature: Historical Essays on the Encounter Between Christianity and Science. Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1986.
  • Lindberg, David C. & Ronald L. Numbers, eds. When Science and Christianity Meet. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
  • Livingstone, David et al.  Evangelicals and Science in Historical Perspective.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Matthews, Steven. Theology and Science in the Thought of Francis Bacon. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008.
  • Methuen, Charlotte. Science and Theology in the Reformation: Interpretations of Astronomical Observation in Sixteenth-Century Germany. New York: T&T Clark, 2008.
  • Muray, Leslie A. Liberal Protestantism and Science. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, 2007.
  • Numbers, Ronald L. ed. Galileo Goes to Jail: And Other Myths About Science and Religion. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009.
  • O’Leary, Don. Roman Catholicism and Modern Science: A History. New York: Continuum, 2006.
  • Olson, Richard G. Science and Religion, 1450 - 1900; From Copernicus to Darwin. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2004.
  • Pedersen, Olaf. The Two Books: Historical Notes on Some Interactions Between Natural Science and Theology. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, 2007.
  • Roberts, Michael. Evangelicals and Science. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, 2008.
  • Rupke, Nicolaas A, ed. Eminent Lives in Twentieth-Century Science and Religion. 2nd edn. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2009.
  • Ruse, Michael. Science and Spirituality: Making Room for Faith in the Age of Science. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Turner, Harold. The Roots of Science: An Investigative Journey Through the World’s Religions. Auckland, NZ: Deep Sight Trust, 1998.
  • Wildiers, N. Max. The Theologian and His Universe: Theology and Cosmology from the Middle Ages to the Present. New York: Seabury, 1982.
  • Witham, Larry A. The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science and Religion. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 2005.
  • Yerxa, Donald A., ed. Recent Themes in the History of Science and Religion: Historians in Conversation. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2009.

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