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Below are links to various resources from Prof John Walton’s lecture ‘Forbidden Science and the Controversy over Origins‘, held at the Crieff Adventist Church on 11 November 2009.

MP3 files


John Walton has also provided us with a suggested reading list.

Science, Philosophy & Intelligent Design

  • Phillip E. Johnson, Darwin on Trial, InterVarsity Press, Downers Grove, 1993.
  • Michael J. Behe, Darwin’s Black Box, The Free Press, New York, 1996.
  • William A. Dembski, The Design Inference, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998.
  • Jonathan Wells, Icons of Evolution, Regnery, Washington, 2000.
  • Paul Davies, The Goldilocks Enigma, Penguin Books, London, 2007.
  • John Lennox, God’s Undertaker, Has Science Buried God, Lion Books, Oxford, 2007.
  • Alister McGrath and Joanna Collicutt McGrath, The Dawkins Delusion, SPCK, London, 2007.
  • Thomas Crean, A Catholic Replies to Professor Dawkins, Family Publications, Oxford, 2007.
  • John Cornwell, Darwin’s Angel, Profile Books, London, 2007.
  • David Robertson, The Dawkins Letters, Christian Focus Publications, Fearn, 2007.
  • Anthony Flew with Roy A. Varghese. There is a God, HarperCollins, New York, 2007.
  • M. Beauregard and Denise O’Leary, The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Case for the Existence of the Soul, HarperOne, New York, 2007.
  • S. C. Meyer, S. Minnich, J. Moneymaker and Ralph Seelke, Explore Evolution; the Arguments for and Against Neo-Darwinism, Hill House, Melbourne, 2007.
  • Michael J. Behe, The Edge of Evolution, Free Press, New York, 2007.
  • Keith Ward, Why There Almost Certainly Is a God, Lion, Oxford, 2008.
  • S. C. Meyer, Signature in the Cell, DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, HarperOne, 2009.
  • Norman C. Nevin, editor, Should Christians Embrace Evolution, IVP, 2009.

Scriptural Reliability

  • F. F. Bruce, The New Testament Documents; Are They Reliable?, 6th Ed., IVP, Downers Grove, 1981.
  • I. Provan, V. P. Long and T. Longman II, A Biblical History of Israel, WJK, Louisville, 2003.
  • K. A. Kitchen, On the Reliability of the Old Testament, Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, 2003.
  • N. Thomas Wright, The Resurrection of the Son of God, SPCK, London, 2003.
  • David N. Marshall, The Battle For the Bible, Autumn House, 2004.
  • James H. Charlesworth, editor, Jesus and Archaeology, Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, 2006.
  • Richard Bauckham, Jesus and the Eyewitnesses, Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, 2006.
  • Paul R. Eddy and Gregory Boyd: The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition, Baker Academic, 2007.

New Atheist and Theistic Evolutionist Books

  • Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion, Bantam Books, London, 2006.
  • Richard Dawkins, The Greatest Show on Earth, Bantam, 2009.
  • Christopher Hitchens, God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, Atlantic Books, 2008.
  • Sam Harris: Letter to a Christian Nation, Bantam, 2007.
  • Daniel Dennett: Breaking the Spell; Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, Penguin, 2007.
  • Dennis Alexander, Creation or Evolution, Do We Have to Choose? Monarch, 2008.
  • Jerry A. Coyne, Why Evolution is True, OUP, Oxford, 2009.