Book Reviews
Sample, Tex. The Future of John Wesley’s Theology: Back to the Future with the
Apostle Paul. (Cascade Books: Eugene, Oregon, 2012) ISBN 9781610976299.  As
reviewed by Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore, Ph.D


Newberg, Andrew, Eugene D’Aquili and Vince Rause,
Why God Won’t Go Away -
Brain Science & the Biology of Belief (Ballantine Books: New York 2001) ISBN 0-345-
44034-X  $14. As reviewed Nov. 16, 2012 by Walter Shropshire for WesNex.

Fagg, Lawrence W.,
The Becoming of Time – Integrating Physical and Religious Time
(Scholars Press: Atlanta, Georgia, 1995) ISBN 0-7885-0059-7 $20.46. As reviewed
November 16, 2012 by Walter Shropshire for WesNex.

Pruett, Dave,
Reason and Wonder: A Copernican Revolution in Science and Spirit
(Praeger: Santa Barbara, California 2012) ISBN 978-0-313-39919-0 $58. As reviewed
October 13, 2012 by Walter Shropshire for WesNex.

Campbell, Heidi A. and Heather Looy Editors.
A Science and Religion Primer
(Baker Academic: Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2009) ISBN 978-0-8010-3150-2 (pbk.)
$16.13 As reviewed June 21, 2012 by Walter Shropshire for WesNex.

Gerald L. Schroeder, “
The Science of God – The Convergence of Scientific and
Biblical Wisdom” (Broadway Books: New York, 1998 paperback)  ISBN 0-7696-0303-
X.   Review by Walt Shropshire, February, 2012

Dawkins, Richard. Illustrated by Dave McKean. (2011).
The Magic of Reality: How We
Know What’s Really True. Free Press, New York. [ISBN 978-1-4391-9281-8]
Review by Dr. Kazuyoshi Kawata, Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University.   
December, 2011.

Polkinghorne, John. (2010).
Testing Scripture: A Scientist Explores the Bible. Grand
Rapids, Michigan. Brazos Press. [ISBN 978-1-58743-313-9, $11.44 from Amazon.com,
$8.88 Kindle ver.]
Review by Dr. Kazuyoshi Kawata, Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University.   
December, 2011.

Giberson, Karl W., Collins, Francis S. (2011).
The Language of Science and Faith:
Straight Answers to Genuine Questions. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. [ISBN
978-0-8308-3829-5 Hardcover $20.00]
Review by Dr. Kazuyoshi Kawata, Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University.   
August 2011.

Barrett, Deirdre.  (2010).  
Supernormal Stimuli:  How Primal Urges Overran Their
Evolutionary Purpose.  New York:  W.W. Norton & Company.  
[ISBN 978-0-393-06848-1  As Reviewed $15.85]
Reviewed By Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, January 2011

Bly, Adam.  (Ed.).  (2010).  
Science Is Culture:  Conversations at the New Intersection
of Science + Society.  New York:  Harper Perennial.
Reviewed By Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, December 2010

Collins, Francis S.  (2010).  
Belief – Readings on the reason for faith.  New York:  
Harper One.  [ISBN 978-0-06-178734-8  As reviewed: $19.99]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, November 2010

Dixon, Thomas.  (2008).  
Science and Religion:  A Very Short Introduction.  Oxford,
United Kingdom:  Oxford University Press.   [ISBN 978-0-19-929551-7   Paperback
$8.19]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, November 2010

Dowd, Michael.  (2009).  
Thank God for evolution:  How the marriage of science and
religion will transform your life and our world.  New York:  A Plume Book, Penguin
Group.   [ISBN: 978-0-452-29534-6 As Reviewed:  Paperback, 411 pp.]  
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Fortey, Richard.  (1998).  
Life:  A natural history of the first four billion years of life on
earth.  New York:  Vintage Books, Alfred A. Knopf.  [paperback edition 1999.  346 pp.
ISBN: 037570261X]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Frank, Adam.  (2009).  
The constant fire:  Beyond the science and religion dialogue.  
Berkley, CA:  The University of California Press.  [As Reviewed:  288 pp.  Paperback
edition:  2010.  ISBN: 9780520265868]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Goldstein, Rebecca Newberger.  (2010).  
36 arguments for the existence of God:  A work
of fiction.  New York:  Pantheon Books.
[ISBN: 9780307378187  As Reviewed:  402 pp.]  
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Grassie, William.  (2010).  
The New Sciences of Religion:  Exploring Spirituality from the
Outside In and Bottom Up.  New York:  Palgrave Macmillan.  [ISBN 978-0-230-10877-
6 (alk. Paper)  ISBN 978-0-230-10876-9 (alk. Paper) $28.16]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus

Hawking, Stephen, & Mlodinow, Leonard.  (2010).  
The grand design.  New York:  
Bantam Books.          [ISBN 978-0-553-80537-6  As Reviewed: $28.00]
Reviewed By Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus  

Holland, John H.  (1998).  
Emergence:  From chaos to order. Reading, MA:  Addison-
Wesley Publishing Company, Helix Books. [hardcover, 258 pp. ISBN: 0201149435]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Holmes, Richard.  (2008).  
The age of wonder:  How the romantic generation discovered
the beauty and terror of science.  New York:  Pantheon Books.
[ISBN 978-0-375-422222-5 As Reviewed:  $40.00]  
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus

Holmes, William A.  (2010).  
Mature Christianity:  For come-of-age Christians in a come-
of-age world.  Lutz, FL:  Resurgence Publishing Corporation.  [As reviewed:  $15.00 --
available at www.resurgencepublishing.com -- ISBN  0-9763892-3-1]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, November 2010

Jeeves, Malcolm, & Brown, Warren S.  (2009).  
Neuroscience, Psychology, and
Religion:  Illusions, Delusions, and Realities about Human Nature.  Templeton
Foundation Press:  West Conshohocken, PA.  (Templeton Science and Religion Series)  
[ISBN 10-59947-147-7 pbk. $14.70 As Reviewed]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, January 2011

Masood, Ehsan.  (2009).  
Science and Islam:  A History.  Crows Nest, NSW:  Allen and
Unwin Pty Ltd.  [ISBN 978-184831-081-0 As reviewed $16.00]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, December 2010

Miller, Kenneth R. (2007).  
Finding Darwin’s God:  A scientist’s search for common
ground between God and evolution.  New York:  Harper Collins.  [ISBN:  0-06-017593-
1 As Reviewed: Paperback, Perennial edition reissued, 338 pp.]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Muir, Fredric. (Ed.).  (2010).  
The whole world kin:  Darwin and the spirit of liberal
religion. Boston, MA:  Skinner House Books.  [ISBN: 978-1-55896-556-0 As Reviewed:  
Paperback, 118 pp.]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Oord, Thomas Jay (Ed.).  (2009).  
Creation made free:  Open theology engaging science.
Eugene, OR:  Pickwick Publications.  [ISBN 13: 978-1-60608-488-5]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Peacocke, Arthur.  (2001).  
Paths from science towards God:  The end of all our
exploring.  New York:  Oneworld Publications.   [ISBN: 1-85168-245-7]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Peck, M. Scott.  (1996).  
In heaven as on earth:  A vision of the afterlife.  New York:  
Hyperion.
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus

Potts, Richard, & Sloan, Christopher.  (2010)  
What does it mean to be human?
Washington, D.C.:  The National Geographic Society.    [ISBN 978-1-4262-0606-1    As
Reviewed $22.00]
Reviewed By Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus

Schlagel, Richard H.  (2010).  
Seeking the truth – How science has prevailed over the
supernatural worldview.  Amherst, NY:  Humanity Books.  [ISBN 978-1-59102-774-4    
As Reviewed $39.00]
Reviewed By Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus

Shorto, Russell.  (2008).  
Descartes’ bones:  A skeletal history of the conflict between
faith and reason.  New York:  Vintage Books/Random house. [ISBN: 978-0-307-27566-
0]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Shubin, Neil.  (2009).  
Your inner fish:  A journey into the 3.5 billion-year history of the
human body.  New York:  Vintage Books/Random House.  [ISBN: 978-0-307-27745-9
As Reviewed:  Paperback, 237 pp.]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Sobel, Dava.  (1999).  
Galileo’s daughter:  A historical memoir of science, faith, and
love.  New York:  Penguin Books.  [ISBN: 0-14-028055-3 As Reviewed: Paperback, 420
pp.]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus

Stillwell, Lisa.  (2010).  
The Heavens Proclaim His Glory:  A Spectacular View of
Creation Through the Lens of the Hubble Telescope.  Nashville, TN:  Thomas Nelson.
[ISBN 13: 978-1-40418-958-4   As Reviewed $19.99]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, December 2010

Swimme, Brian.  (1999).  
The hidden heart of the cosmos:  Humanity and the new story.
Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis Books.
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus

Toolan, David.  (2001).  
At home in the cosmos.  Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis Books.  
Reviewed By Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus

Wolpert, Lewis.  (2008).  
Six impossible things before breakfast:  The evolutionary
origins of belief.  New York:  W.W. Norton & Company.  (Original work published
2006)  [As reviewed $15.95  ISBN 978-0-393-33203-2 pbk]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus, November 2010

Wright, Robert.  (2009).  
The evolution of God.  New York:  Little, Brown, and
Company.    [ISBN 978-0-316-73491-2   As Reviewed $25.99]
Reviewed by Walter Shropshire for WesleyNexus

Wright, Robert.  (1994).
The moral animal:  Evolutionary psychology and everyday life.
New York:  Vintage Books/ Random House.  [ISBN:  0-679-76399-6 As Reviewed:
Paperback, 466 pp.]
Reviewed by E. Maynard Moore of WesleyNexus
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