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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 TheologyWe acknowledge the ESSSAT Council 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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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