A Bibliography of Cosmology and the Doctrine of Creation

A Bibliography of Cosmology and the Doctrine of Creation

A Bibliography of Cosmology and the Doctrine of Creation 150 150 Andrew Hicks

“…creator of heaven and earth.”


“…maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.”

This is an introductory bibliography for studying Biblical cosmology and the doctrine of creation.

  • Anderson, Bernhard W. From Creation to New Creation: Old Testament Perspectives. Overtures to Biblical Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005. 
  • Allert, Craig D. Early Christian Readings of Genesis One: Patristic Exegesis and Literal Interpretation. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2018. 
  • Applegate, Kathryn and J. B. Stump, editors. How I Changed My Mind About Evolution: Evangelicals Reflect on Faith and Science. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2016. 
  • Bancewicz, Ruth. God in the Lab: How Science Enhances Faith. Grand Rapids: Monarch Books, 2015. 
  • Barrett, Justin L. and Pamela Ebstyne King. Thriving With Stone Age Minds: Evolutionary Psychology, Christian Faith, and the Quest for Human Flourishing. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2021. 
  • Bauckham, Richard. The Bible and Ecology: Rediscovering the Community of Creation. Sarum Theological Lectures. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2010. 
  • ________________. Living with Other Creatures: Green Exegesis and Theology. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2011. 
  • Berry, R. J., editor. Christians and Evolution: Christian Scholars Change Their Mind. Grand Rapids: Monarch Books, 2014. 
  • __________, editor. True Scientists, True Faith. Grand Rapids: Monarch Books, 2014. 
  • Bishop, Robert C., Larry L. Funck, Raymond J. Lewis, Stephen O. Moshier, and John H. Walton. Understanding Scientific Theories of Origins: Cosmology, Geology, and Biology in Christian Perspective. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2018. 
  • Brand, Paul and Phillip Yancey. Fearfully and Wonderfully: The Marvel of Bearing God’s Image. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2019. 
  • Brown, William P. The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Brueggemann, Walter. The Land: Place as Gift, Promise, and Challenge in Biblical Faith. 2nd Edition. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2002. 
  • Cavanaugh, William and James K. A. Smith, editors. Evolution and the Fall. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2017. 
  • Collins, Francis S. The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief. New York: Free Press, 2006. 
  • Consolmagno, Guy. Finding God in the Universe. My Theology, 11. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2022. 
  • Conradie, Ernst M. “What on Earth Is an Ecological Hermeneutics?: Some Broad Parameters.” In Ecological Hermeneutics: Biblical, Historical, and Theological Perspectives, edited by David G. Horrell, Cherryl Hunt, Christopher Southgate, and Francesca Stavrakopoulou, 295-313. London/New York: T&T Clark International, 2010. 
  • Cootsona, Greg. Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults. Downers Grove: IVP Books, 2018. 
  • Craig, William Lane. In Quest of the Historical Adam: A Biblical and Scientific Exploration. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2021. 
  • Crain, D. Andrew. Science and Christianity: Past, Present, and Future. Macon, GA: Smyth and Helwys Publishing, 2019. 
  • Ecklund, Elaine, David R. Johnson, Brandon Vaidyanathan, Kirsten R. W. Matthews, Stephen W. Lewis, Robert A. Thomas, Jr., and Di Di. Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 
  • Ecklund, Elaine Howard and Christopher P. Scheitle. Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 
  • Enns, Peter. The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say About Human Origins. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2012. 
  • Evans, John H. Morals Not Knowledge Recasting the Contemporary U. S. Conflict Between Religion and Science. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2018. 
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  • Gonzalez, Justo L. Creation: The Apple of God’s Eye. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2015. 
  • Greenwood, Kyle. Scripture and Cosmology: Reading the Bible Between the Ancient World and Modern Science. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2015. 
  • Gunkel, Hermann. Creation and Chaos in the Primeval Era and the Eschaton: A Religio-Historical Study of Genesis 1 and Revelation 12. Translated by K. William Whitney Jr. The Biblical Resources Series. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. 
  • Habel, Norman C. The Land is Mine: Six Biblical Land Ideologies. Overtures to Biblical Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993. 
  • Hays, Richard B. Reading Backwards. London: SPCK, 2015. 
  • Hill, Carol A. A Worldview Approach to Science and Scripture. Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic, 2019. 
  • ___________, Gregg Davidson, Tim Helble, and Wayne Ranney. The Grand Canyon, Monument to an Ancient Earth: Can Noah’s Flood Explain the Grand Canyon? Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 2016. 
  • Keathley, Kenneth, J. B. Stump, and Joe Aguirre, editors. Old-Earth or Evolutionary Creation?: Discussing Origins with Reasons to Believe and Biologos. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2017. 
  • Kinsman, David. You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church…and Rethinking Faith. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2016. 
  • Lamoureux, Denis O. Evolution: Scripture and Nature Say Yes! Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2016. 
  • McGrath, Alister. Enriching Our Vision of Reality: Theology and the Natural Sciences in Dialogue. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2017. 
  • _____________. Natural Philosophy: On Retrieving a Lost Disciplinary Imagination. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. 
  • ____________. Re-Imagining Nature: The Promise of a Christian Natural Theology. New York: Wiley Blackwell, 2016. 
  • _____________. Science and Religion: A New Introduction. New York: Wiley Blackwell, 2020. 
  • Middleton, J. Richard. The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2005. 
  • Moberly, R. W. L. The God of the Old Testament: Encountering the Divine in Christian Scripture. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2020. 
  • ______________. The Theology of the Book of Genesis. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 
  • Moo, Douglas J. And Jonathan A. Moo. Creation Care: A Biblical Theology of the Natural World. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Academic, 2018. 
  • Noll, Mark A., Dorothy Boorse, Katharine Hayhoe, W. Douglas Hayhoe, John Ortberg, Dorothy F. Chappell, Ian Hutchinson, Randy Isaac, Jay Hollman, J. H. Wright, and Ed Stetzer. When God and Science Meet: Surprising Discoveries of Agreement. National Association of Evangelicals: Cahoots Communications, 2015. 
  • Ray, Janet Kellogg. Baby Dinosaurs on the Ark?: The Bible and Modern Science and the Trouble of Making it All Fit. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2021. 
  • Reeves, Josh A. And Steve Donaldson. A Little Book for New Scientists: Why and How to Study Science. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2016. 
  • Roberts, Jon H. Darwinism and the Divine in America: Protestant Intellectuals and Organic Evolution, 1859-1900. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2001. 
  • Root, Andrew. Exploding Stars, Dead Dinosaurs, and Zombies: Youth Ministry in the Age of Science. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2018. 
  • Rosenberg, Stanley P., Editor. Finding Ourselves After Darwin: Conversations on the Image of God, Original Sin, and the Problem of Evil. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2018.
  • Steamed, Andrew. Faithful to Science: The Role of Science in Religion. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 
  • Stump, J. B., editor. Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2017. 
  • __________. Science and Christianity: An Introduction to the Issues. New York: Wiley Blackwell, 2016. 
  • Taylor, Barbara Brown. The Luminous Web: Essays on Science and Religion. Lanham, MA: Cowley Publications, 2000. 
  • Torrance, Andrew and Thomas H. McCall, editors. Christ and the Created Order: Perspectives From Theology, Philosophy, and Science. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Academic, 2018. 
  • _________________________________________. Knowing Creation: Perspectives From Theology, Philosophy, and Science. Vol. 1. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Academic, 2018. 
  • Venema, Dennis R. and Scot McKnight. Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture After Genetic Science. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2017. 
  • Walton, John H. The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2015. 
  • ____________ and Tremper Longman III. The Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, Theology, and the Deluge Debate. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2018. 
  • _____________. The Lost World of Genesis 1: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2009. 
  • Wood, Todd Charles and Darrel R. Falk. The Fool and the Heretic: How Two Scientists Moved Beyond Labels to a Christian Dialogue About Creation and Evolution. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Academic, 2019. 

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