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Index of the Book Reviews

We present a selection of relevant books on Science and Religion introduced by scholar reviewers and reprinted from ESSSAT News & Reviews, the official bulletin of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology (2014-2021) and from Reviews in Science, Religion and Theology, jointly published by ESSSAT and the International Society for Science & Religion (ISSR) (2022-onward)We acknowledge the ESSSAT and ISSR Councils for giving permission to INTERS to reprint the reviews. Reviews are listed in alphabetical order by author.

Denis Alexander, Is there Purpose in Biology? The Cost of Existence and the God of Love, (Oxford, UK: Lion Hudson, 2018), by Neil Spurway 

Beena Ammanath, Trustworthy AI. A business guide for navigating trust and ethics in AI (Hoboken, New Jersey: Willey, 2022), by Giovanni Greco

Robert Audi, Naturalism, Normativity, and Explanation, (Kràkow: Copernicus Center Press, 2014), by José Manuel Lozano

Michael Augros, The Immortal in You: How Human Nature is More Than Science Can Say (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2017), by Esgrid Sikahall

Andrew Briggs, Michael J. Reiss, Human Flourishing: Scientific Insight & Spiritual Wisdom in Uncertain Times (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021), by Lluis Oviedo

Shaun Carroll, The big picture. On the Origins of Life, Meaning and the Universe Itself, (London: OneWorld, 2016), by Neil Spurway

Celia Deane-Drummond, Sigurd Bergmann and Bronislaw Szerszynski (eds.) Technofutures, Nature and the Sacred. Transdisciplinary Perspectives (Farnham, UK:  Ashgate, 2015), by José Manuel Lozano

Ilia Delio, Re-Enchanting the Earth. Why AI Needs Religion (New York: Orbis Books, 2020), by Marius Dorobantu

Elaine H. Ecklund, Why Science and Faith Need Each Other. Eight Shared Values That Move us Beyond Fear (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Brazos Press, 2020), by S.C. Fritsch Oppermann

Fiona Ellis, God, Value and Nature, (Oxford: University Press, 2014), by Neil Spurway

Joshua R. Farris and Charles Taliaferro, The Ashgate Companion to Theological Anthropology (Farnham, UK, Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015), by Lluis Oviedo

Maurice A. Finocchiaro, On Trial for Reason. Science, Religion and Culture in the Galileo Affair (Oxford/ New York: Oxford University Press, 2019), by José Manuel Lozano-Gotor

Luciano Floridi, Etica dell’intelligenza Artificiale. Sviluppi, opportunità, sfide (Milano: Raffaello Cortina, 2022), by Giovanni Greco

Luciano Floridi (Ed.), Ethics, Governance, and Policies in Artificial Intelligence (Cham: Springer, 2021), by Giovanni Greco

C. Gamble, J. Gowlett & R. Dunbar, Thinking Big - How the Evolution of Social Life Shaped the Human Mind (New York: Thames and Hudson Ltd., 2015), by H. Hemminger

Brian Greene, Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter and our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe (London: Allen Lane, New York: Random House, 2020), by Neil Spurway

Niels Henrik Gregersen (ed.), Incarnation. On the Scope and Depth of Christology (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015), by Sybille C. Fritsch-Oppermann

Peter Harrison & John Milbank (Eds.), After Science and Religion: Fresh Perspectives from Philosophy and Theology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022), by Juuso Loikkanen

Mary Ann Hinsdale, I.H.M. & Stephen Okey, T&T Handbook of Theological Anthropology (London, New York, Dublin: T&T Clark 2021), by Lluis Oviedo

Michael Huemer, Approaching Infinity (New York: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2016), by Claudio Ternullo

Malcolm Jeeves (ed.), The emergence of personhood: A quantum leap? (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing, 2015), by Naveen George

Simon Maria Kopf, Reframing Providence. New Perspectives from Aquinas on the Divine Action Debate, (Oxford: Oxford University, 2023), by S. Fritsch-Oppermann

John C. Lennox, Can Science Explain Everything? (Charlotte, NC: The Good Book, 2019), by Andrea Vestrucci

Tim Lewens, Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), by Lluis Oviedo

Alister E. McGrath, Re-imagining Nature: The Promise of a Christian Natural Theology (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell, 2017), by François de Poitiers

Alister E. McGrath, The Great Mystery. Science, God and the Human Quest for Meaning (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2017), by Hansjörg Hemminger

Alister E. McGrath, Natural philosophy: On Retrieving a Lost Disciplinary Imaginary (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023), by Michael Borowski

Tom McLeishFaith and Wisdom in Science, (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2022), by Jaime Tatay

Hilary Putnam, Naturalism, Realism, and Normativity (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2016), by  Mikael Leidenhag

Kenneth A. Reynhout, Interdisciplinary Interpretation: Paul Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Theology and Science (Plymouth, U.K.: Lexington Books, 2013), by Sybille C. Fritsch-Oppermann

Sal RestivoBeyond New Atheism and Theism: A Sociology of Science, Secularism and Religiosity  (LondonRoutledge, 2024) by Willem B. Drees

Aaron Ricker, Christopher J. Corbally, and Darryl Dinell (eds.), Intersections of Religion and Astronomy (London and New York: Routledge, 2021), by Sybille C. Fritsch-Oppermann

Mary-Jane RubensteinAstrotopia. The Dangerous Religion of the Corpo-rate Space Race (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2022) by Konrad Szocik

Anne L. C. Runehov, The Human Being, the World, and God (Basel, CH: Springer, 2016), by R. Cazalis

Christopher Southgate, Theology in a Suffering World: Glory and Longing (Cambridge, UK, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018), by Lluis Oviedo

Rodney Stark, Why God? Explaining Religious Phenomena (West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2017), by Neil Spurway

Giuseppe Tanzella-NittiScientific Perspectives in Fundamental Theology: Understanding Christian Faith in the Age of Scientific Reason (Claremont, CA: Claremont Press, 2022), by Lluis Oviedo

Roger Trigg, Beyond Matter. Why Science Needs Metaphysics (West Conshohocken: Templeton, 2015), by Lari Launonen

J. H. Turner, A. Maryanski, A. K. Petersen, A. W. GeertzThe Emergence and Evolution of Religion: By Means of Natural Selection (New York and London: Routledge, 2018), by Ivan Colagé

Roger Wagner and Andrew Briggs, The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2016), by Neil Spurway