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ISSR International Society for Science and Religion

The International Society for Science & Religion was established in 2002 for the purpose of the promotion of education through the support of inter-disciplinary learning and research in the fields of science and religion conducted where possible in an international and multi-faith context.

The ISSR Library Project

The International Society for Science & Religion has created a foundational library of central texts in the field of science & religion. This library consists of 250 books spanning all important areas and disciplines as well as key international and intercultural voices.

In the fall of 2011, Huron University College Library was awarded one of these collections.

The ISSR Collection

A Brief Introduction to Islamic Philosophy 
by Oliver Leaman

A Christian Natural Theology, Based on the Thought of Alfred North Whitehead 
by John Cobb

A Feminist Cosmology: Ecology, Solidarity and Metaphysics 
by Nancy Howell

A Fine-Tuned Universe: The Quest for God in Science and Theology 
by Alister E. McGrath

A New Climate for Theology: God, the World and Global Warming 
by Sallie McFague

Adventures in the Spirit: New Forays in Philosophical Theology 
by Philip Clayton 
edited by Zachary Simpson

Adventures of Ideas 
by Alfred North Whitehead

All That Is: A Naturalistic Faith for the Twenty-First Century 
by Arthur R. Peacocke 
edited by Philip Clayton

Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology (Gifford Lectures) 
by J. Wentzel van Huyssteen

Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy and Religion in Dialogue 
edited by Stephen G. Post, Lynn G. Underwood, Jeffrey P. Schloss, William B. Hurlbut

An Illusion of Harmony: Science and Religion in Islam 
by Taner Edis

Back to Darwin: A Richer Account of Evolution 
edited by John B. Cobb

Brave New Judaism: When Science and Scripture Collide 
by Miryam Z. Wahrman

Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon 
by Daniel C. Dennett

Buddhism and Ecology: The Interconnection of Dharma and Deeds 
edited by Mary Evelyn Tucker, Duncan Ryuken Williams

Buddhism and Science Breaking New Ground 
edited by B.A. Wallace

Buddhism and Science: A Guide for the Perplexed (Buddhism and Modernity) 
by Donald S. Lopez

Can a Darwinian be a Christian?: The Relationship between Science and Religion 
by Michael Ruse

Can We Be Sure About Anything? Science, Faith and Postmodernism 
edited by Denis R. Alexander

Changing Minds: Mind, Consciousness and Identity in Patanjali's Yoga-sutra and Cognitive Neuroscience 
by Michele Marie Desmarais

Chaos and Complexity: Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action 
edited by Robert John Russell, Nancey Murphy, Arthur R. Peacocke

Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well Being of Earth and Humans 
edited by Dieter T. Hessel, Rosemary Radford Ruether

Classification of Knowledge in Islam: A Study of Islamic Philosophies of Science 
by Osman Bakar

Confucianism and Ecology: The Interrelation of Heaven, Earth and Humans 
edited by Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Berthrong

Consciousness Studies: Cross-Cultural Perspectives 
by K. Ramakrishna Rao

Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge 
by Edward Osborne Wilson

Cosmology from Alpha to Omega: Theology and Science in Creative Mutual Interaction (Collected Writings in Theology and Science 1983-2003) 
by Robert John Russell

Creative Tension: Essays on Science and Religion 
by Michael Heller

Dancing with the Sacred: Evolution, Ecology and God 
by Karl Peters

Daoism and Ecology: Ways within a Cosmic Landscape 
edited by N.J. Girardot, James Miller, Liu Xiaogan

Darwin on Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection 
by Charles Darwin 
edited by Thomas F. Glick, David Kohn

Darwinism and the Divine in America: Protestant Intellectuals and Organic Evolution, 1859-1900 
by Jon H. Roberts

Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion and the Nature of Society 
by David Sloan Wilson

Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life 
by Daniel C. Dennett

Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion 
by Francisco Ayala

Debating Design: From Darwin to DNA 
edited by William A. Dembski, Michael Ruse

Deep Ecology and World Religions: New Essays on Sacred Ground 
edited by David L. Barnhill, Roger S. Gottlieb

Deeper than Darwin: The Prospect for Religion in the Age of Evolution 
by John F. Haught

Design and Destiny: Jewish and Christian Perspectives on Human Germline Modification 
edited by Ronald Cole-Turner

Design and Disorder: Perspectives from Science and Theology 
edited by Niels Gregersen, Ulf Gorman

Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will 
by Nancey Murphy, Warren S. Brown

Ecology at the Heart of Faith 
by Denis Edwards

Einstein and Religion: Physics and Theology 
by Max Jammer

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion (MacMillan Reference USA) - Volumes 1 and 2 
edited by J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, Nancy R. Howell, Niels Henrik Gregersen, Wesley J. Wildman

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo and the Making of the Animal Kingdom 
by Sean B. Carroll

Environmental Ethics, Ecological Theology, and Natural Selection Suffering and Responsibility 
by Lisa Sideris

Environmental Stewardship: Critical Perspectives - Past and Present 
edited by R. J. Berry

Ethics in an Age of Technology (The Gifford Lectures 1989-1991 Vol. 2) 
by Ian G. Barbour

Evangelicals and Science in Historical Perspective 
edited by David N. Livingstone, D.G. Hart, Mark A. Noll

Evolution and Emergence: Systems, Organisms, Persons 
edited by Nancey Murphy, William R. Stoeger

Evolution and Ethics: Human Morality in Biological and Religious Perspective 
edited by Philip Clayton, Jeffrey Schloss

Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction 
by Eugenie C. Scott

Evolutionary and Molecular Biology: Scientific Perspectives on Divine Actions 
edited by Robert John Russell, William R. Stoeger, Francisco J. Ayala

Evolutionary Humanism 
by Julian Huxley

Exploring Reality: The Intertwining of Science and Religion 
by John C. Polkinghorne

Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground between God and Evolution 
by Kenneth R. Miller

Fitness of the Cosmos for Life: Biochemistry and Fine-Tuning 
edited by John D. Barrow, Simon Conway Morris, Stephen J. Freeland, Charles L. Harper

For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy toward Community, the Environment and a Sustainable Future 
by Herman E. Daly, John B. Cobb

Galileo Goes to Jail and other Myths about Science and Religion 
by Ronald L. Numbers

Galileo: For Copernicanism and for the Church (3rd edn.) Translated by George Coyne 
by Annibale Fantoli

Genes, Genesis and God: Values and Their Origins In Natural and Human History 
by Holmes Rolston III

Genetics and Christian Ethics 
by Celia Deane-Drummond

Global Perspectives on Science and Spirituality 
edited by Pranab Das

God and Contemporary Science (Edinburgh Studies in Constructive Theology) 
by Philip Clayton

God and Design: The Teleological Argument and Modern Science 
by Neil A. Manson

God and Nature: Historical Essays on the Encounter between Christianity and Science 
edited by David C. Lindberg, Ronald L. Numbers

God in Creation 
by Jurgen Moltmann

God, Chance and Necessity 
by Keith Ward

God, Chance and Purpose: Can God Have It Both Ways? 
by David J. Bartholomew

God, Humanity and the Cosmos: A Textbook in Science and Religion 
edited by Christopher Southgate

God, Life and the Cosmos: Christian and Islamic Perspectives 
edited by Ted Peters, Muzaffar Iqbal, Syed Nomanul Haq

Good Natured: Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals 
by Frans de Waal

Handbook of Bioethics and Religion 
edited by David E. Guinn

Hinduism and Ecology: The Intersection of Earth, Sky and Water 
edited by Christopher Key Chapple, Mary Evelyn Tucker

Human Nature: Reflections on the Integration of Psychology and Christianity 
by Malcolm Jeeves

In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity 
by Daniel J Kevles

In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being: Panentheistic Reflections on God's Presence in a Scientific World 
edited by Philip Clayton, Arthur R. Peacocke

Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community 
by John A. Grim

Intelligent Design Creationism and Its Critics: Philosophical, Theological and Scientific Perspectives (Bradford Book) 
edited by Robert T. Pennock

Is Nature Enough?: Meaning and Truth in the Age of Science 
by John F. Haught

Is Nature Ever Evil?: Religion, Science and Value 
edited by Willem B. Drees

Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust 
edited by Richard C. Foltz, Frederick M. Denny, Azizan Baharuddin

Islam and Science 
by Muzaffar Iqbal

Jainism and Ecology: Nonviolence in the Web of Life 
edited by Christopher Key Chapple

Jewish Faith and Modern Science: On the Death and Rebirth of Jewish Philosophy 
by Norbert M. Samuelson

Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism 
edited by Geoffrey Cantor, Marc Swetlitz

Judaism and Ecology: Created World and Revealed Word, Religions of the World and Ecology 
edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson

Judaism and Science: A Historical Introduction (Greenwood Guides to Science and Religion) 
by Noah J. Efron

Judaism, Physics and God: Searching for Sacred Metaphors in a Post-Einstein World 
by David W. Nelson

Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Psychology: Human Nature, Motivation and Change 
edited by William R. Miller, Harold D. Delaney

Life Evolving: Molecules, Mind, and Meaning 
by Christian de Duve

Life's Solution - Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe 
by Simon Conway Morris

Light from the East: Theology, Science and the Eastern Orthodox Tradition 
by Alexei V. Nesteruk

Mankind Evolving: The Evolution of the Human Species 
by Theodosius Dobzhansky

Many Worlds: the New Universe, Extraterrestrial Life and the Theological Implications 
edited by Steven J. Dick

Matters of Life and Death: A Jewish Approach to Modern Medical Ethics 
by Elliot N. Dorff

Mind and Emergence: From Quantum to Consciousness 
by Philip Clayton

Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism and Christianity 
by B. Alan Wallace

Minds and Gods: The Cognitive Foundations of Religion 
by Todd Tremlin

Monad to Man: The Concept of Progress in Evolutionary Biology 
by Michael Ruse

Naturalism and Religion 
by Kai Nielsen

Nature, Reality and the Sacred: Nexus of Science and Religion 
by Langdon Gilkey

Neuroscience and the Person (Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action) 
edited by Robert John Russell, Nancey Murphy, Theo C. Meyering, Michael A. Arbib

New Theories of Everything: The Quest for Ultimate Explanation 
by John D. Barrow

Omnipotence and Other Theological Mistakes 
by Charles Hartshorne

On Physics and Philosophy 
by Bernard d'Espagnat

On Space and Time 
edited by Shahn Majid

On the Moral Nature of the Universe: Theology, Cosmology, and Ethics 
by Nancey Murphy, George F. R. Ellis

One World: The Interaction of Science and Theology 
by John C. Polkinghorne

Pascal's Fire: Scientific Faith and Religious Understanding 
by Keith Ward

Paths from Science towards God: The End of All Our Exploring 
by Arthur R. Peacocke

Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy 
by Michael Polanyi

Philosophical Concepts in Physics 
by James Cushing

Physics and Cosmology: Scientific Perspectives on the Problem of Natural Evil 
edited by Nancey Murphy, Robert John Russell, William R. Stoeger

Playing God?: Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom 
by Ted Peters

Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement 
by Christine Rosen

Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved 
by Frans de Waal 
edited by Stephen Macedo, Josiah Ober

Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics that Will Be Able to Come Forward as Science with Kant's letter to Marcus Herz, February 1772. Translated by P. Carus and James W. Ellington 
by Immanuel Kant

Quakers, Jews and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900 
by Geoffrey Cantor

Quantum Cosmology and the Laws of Nature: Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action 
edited by Robert John Russell, Nancey Murphy, Christopher J. Isham

Quantum Gods: Creation, Chaos and the Search for Cosmic Consciousness 
by Victor J. Stenger

Rationality and Religion: Does Faith Need Reason? 
by Roger Trigg

Rationality and Science: Can Science Explain Everything? 
by Roger Trigg

Reason, Faith and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate 
by Terry Eagleton

Reconciling Science and Religion: The Debate in Early Twentieth-Century Brtain (Science and its Conceptual Foundations) 
by Peter J. Bowler

Reconstructing Nature: The Engagement of Science and Religion 
by John Hedley Brooke, Geoffrey Cantor

Reenchantment without Supernaturalism: A Process Philosophy of Religion 
by David Ray Griffin

Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture 
by Carolyn Merchant

Reinventing the Sacred: A New View of Science, Reason and Religion 
by Stuart A. Kauffman

Religion and Creation 
by Keith Ward

Religion and Nothingness 
by Keiji Nishitani

Religion and Science 
by Bertrand Russell, Michael Ruse (intro)

Religion and Science: Historical and Contemporary Issues 
by Ian G. Barbour

Religion and the Order of Nature 
by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Religion and the Rise of Modern Science 
by R. Hooykaas

Religion Explained: The Human Instincts That Fashion Gods, Spirits and Ancestors 
by Pascal Boyer

Religion, Anthropology, and Cognitive Science: Challenges for the Anthropology of Religion 
edited by Harvey Whitehouse, James Laidlaw

Religion, Science and Naturalism 
by Willem B. Drees

Religion, Theology and the Human Sciences 
by Richard H. Roberts

Religious Naturalism Today: The Rebirth of a Forgotten Alternative 
by Jerome A. Stone

Religious Thought and the Modern Psychologies: A Critical Conversation in the Theology of Culture 
by Don S. Browning, Terry Cooper

Retrying Galileo 1633-1992 
by Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life (Library of Contemporary Thought) 
by Stephen Jay Gould

Science and Beyond: Cosmology, Consciousness and Technology in the Indic Traditions
edited by Sangeetha Menon, B. V. Sreekantan, Anindya Sinha, Philip Clayton

Science and Civilization In Islam 
by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Science and Human Values 
by Jacob Bronowski

Science and Its Limits: The Natural Sciences in Christian Perspective 
by Del Ratzsch

Science and Mysticism: A Comparative Study of Western Natural Science, Theravada Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta 
by Richard H. Jones

Science and Providence: God's Interaction with the World 
by John C. Polkinghorne

Science and Religion, 400 B.C. to A.D. 1550: From Aristotle to Copernicus 
by Edward Grant

Science and Religion: A Critical Survey 
by Holmes Rolston

Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction 
by Thomas Dixon

Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives (Cambridge Studies in the History of Science) 
by John Hedley Brooke

Science and Religious Anthropology 
by Wesley J. Wildman

Science and the Indian Tradition: When Einstein Met Tagore 
by David L. Gosling

Science and the Modern World 
by Alfred North Whitehead

Science in Theistic Contexts: Cognitive Dimensions: v. 16 (Osiris) 
edited by John Hedley Brooke, Margaret J. Osler, Jitse M. van der Meer

Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul: Pertinence of Islamic Cosmology in the Modern World 
by William C. Chittick

Science, Religion, and Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture and Controversy - Volumes 1 and 2 
edited by Arri Eisen, Gary Laderman

Science, Spirituality and the Modernization of India 
edited by Makarand Paranjape

Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion 
by Edward J. Larson

The Anthropic Cosmological Principle 
by John D. Barrow, Frank J. Tipler

The Beginnings of Western Science: The European Scientific Tradition in Philosophical, Religious and Institutional Context, 600 B.C. to A.D. 1450 
by David C. Lindberg

The Believing Primate 
edited by Jeffrey Schloss, Michael Murray

The Bible, Protestantism and the Rise of Natural Science 
by Peter Harrison

The Big Questions in Science and Religion 
by Keith Ward

The Body of God: An Ecological Theology 
by Sallie McFague

The Cambridge Companion to the Origin of Species 
edited by Michael Ruse, Robert J. Richards

The Cambridge Companion to the Philosophy of Biology 
edited by David L. Hull, Michael Ruse

The Church and Galileo 
edited by Ernan McMullin

The Creationists: From Scientific Creationism to Intelligent Design 
by Ronald L. Numbers

The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology and the Scientific Revolution 
by Carolyn Merchant

The Deep Structure of Biology: Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal 
by Simon Conway Morris

The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685 
by Stephen Gaukroger

The Essential Mary Midgley 
by Mary Midgley 
edited by David Midgley

The Eye of Heaven: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler 
by Owen Gingerich

The Faith of Scientists: In Their Own Words 
edited by Nancy K. Frankenberry

The Fall of Man and the Foundations of Science 
by Peter Harrison

The History and Philosophy of Islamic Science 
by Osman Bakar

The Holy Qur'an and the Sciences of Nature 
by Mehdi Golshani

The Human Factor: Evolution, Culture and Religion 
by Philip Hefner

The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief 
by Francis S. Collins

The Less Noble Sex: Scientific, Religious and Philosphical Conceptions 
by Nancy Tuana

The Liberation of Life: From the Cell to the Community 
by Charles Birch, John B. Cobb

The Logic of Scientific Discovery 
by Karl Popper

The Marriage of Sense and Soul: Integrating Science and Religion 
by Ken Wilber

The Mind of God: Science and the Search for Ultimate Meaning 
by Paul Davies

The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience 
by Eugene G. D'Aquili, Andrew B. Newberg

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science 
edited by Philip Clayton, Zachary Simpson

The Philosophy of Biology 
edited by Michael Ruse

The Quantum and the Lotus: A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet 
by Matthieu Ricard, Trinh Xuan Thuan

The Re-Emergence of Emergence: The Emergentist Hypothesis from Science to Religion 
edited by Philip Clayton, Paul Davies

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion 
edited by Chad Meister, Paul Copan

The Sacred Depths of Nature 
by Ursula Goodenough

The Sacred Neuron: Extraordinary New Discoveries Linking Science and Religion 
by John Bowker

The Science of God: An Introduction to Scientific Theology 
by Alister E. McGrath

The Selfish Gene 
by Richard Dawkins

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions 
by Thomas S. Kuhn

The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain 
by Terrence W. Deacon

The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit 
by Melvin Konner

The Temptations of Evolutionary Ethics 
by Paul Lawrence Farber

The Two Cultures 
by C. P. Snow

The Universe Story 
by Brian Swimme, Thomas Berry

The Varieties of Religious Experience 
by William James

The Way into Judaism and the Environment 
by Jeremy Benstein

The Work of Love: Creation as Kenosis 
edited by John C. Polkinghorne, Michael Welker

Theology and Psychology 
by Fraser N. Watts

Theology and the Scientific Imagination from the Middle Ages to the Seventeenth Century 
by Amos Funkenstein

Theology for a Scientific Age: Being and Becoming - Natural, Divine and Human 
by Arthur R. Peacocke

This Sacred Earth 
by Roger Gottlieb

Time and Eternity: The Question of Time in Church, Science and Theology 
by Antje Jackelen

Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time 
by Stephen Jay Gould

Toward a New Philosophy of Biology: Observations of an Evolutionist 
by Ernst Mayr

Toward a Theology of Nature: Essays on Science and Faith 
by Wolfhart Pannenberg 
edited by Ted Peters

Tower of Babel: The Evidence against the New Creationism 
by Robert T. Pennock

Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves 
by Sharon Begley

Truth and Tension in Science and Religion 
by Varadaraja V. Raman

Unto Others: Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behaviour 
by Elliott Sober, David Sloan Wilson

Visions of Compassion: Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human Nature 
edited by Richard J. Davidson, Anne Harrington

Wayfarers in the Cosmos: The Human Quest for Meaning 
by George V. Coyne, Alessandro Omizzolo

Whatever Happened to the Soul: Scientific and Theological Portraits of Human Nature (Theology and the Sciences) 
edited by Warren S. Brown, Nancey Murphy, H. Newton Maloney

When Species Meet 
by Donna J. Haraway

Where God and Science Meet: How Brain and Evolutionary Studies Alter Our Understanding of Religion - 3 Volumes 
edited by Patrick McNamara

Why the Science and Religion Dialogue Matters: Voices from the International Society of Science and Religion 
edited by Fraser N. Watts, Kevin Dutton

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