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Curriculum Vitae

Paul Copan

Professor and Pledger Family Chair of Philosophy and Ethics
Palm Beach Atlantic University (West Palm Beach, FL)
Updated July 2013

Address: Palm Beach Atlantic University, 901 S. Flagler Drive, P.O. Box 24708, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4708

Telephone: (561) 803-2239 (O); 684-2717 (H)
Fax: (561) 803-2306
E-mail: paul_copan@pba.edu
Personal Website: www.paulcopan.com

Married to Jacqueline (van Tol) and has six children.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


EDUCATION


PUBLICATIONS

I AUTHORED BOOKS

  1. “True for You, But Not for Me”: Deflating the Slogans That Leave Christians Speechless. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1998.
  2. Is Everything Really Relative? Norcross, GA: RZIM, 1999.
  3. “That’s Just Your Interpretation”: Responding to Skeptics Who Challenge Your Faith. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001.
    • Russian translation completed September 2003: Это Просто Ваше Толкование.
  4. (With William Lane Craig), Creation Out of Nothing: A Biblical, Philosophical, and Scientific Exploration. Grand Rapids/Leicester, U.K: Baker/Apollos, 2004.
    • Published by OM-Authentic Books, Secunderabad, India (2007).
  5. “How Do You Know You're Not Wrong?”: Responding to Objections that Leave Christians Speechless. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2005.
  6. (With Mark Linville) What Is Truth? Series edited by Danielle DuRant. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007.
  7. Loving Wisdom: Christian Philosophy of Religion. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2007.
  8. When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2008.
  9. “True For You, But Not for Me”: Overcoming Common Objections to Christian Faith. Completely revised and expanded second edition. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2009.
  10. Is God a Moral Monster? Making Sense of the Old Testament God. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2011.
    • Portuguese translation completed October 2011: O Deus da Bíblia é Cruel? Alétheia Editores.
    • Indonesian translation. Contract signed October 2012 with Literatur Saat.
  11. (With Mark D. Linville). The Moral Argument. Continuum Philosophy of Religion Series. New York: Continuum, 2014.
  12. (With J. Robertson McQuilkin). Introduction to Biblical Ethics: Walking in the Way of Wisdom. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014.
  13. (With Kenneth D. Litwak). Occupying the Marketplace of Ideas: Paul’s Mars Hill Experience for Our Pluralistic World. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2014.
  14. (With Matthew Flannagan). Did God Really Command Genocide? Scripture, Ethics, and Israelite Warfare. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2014

II EDITED BOOKS

  1. Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? A Debate Between William Lane Craig and John Dominic Crossan. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1998. Contributions from William Lane Craig, John Dominic Crossan, Ben Witherington, Craig Blomberg, Marcus Borg, and Robert Miller.
    • Translation into Spanish (July 2005): Un Supulcro Vacío (Madrid).
    • Translation into Korean (2010).
    • Translation into Portuguese, O Jesus Dos Evangelhos Mito Ou Realidade? (2012). Sao Paolo, Brazil: Vida Nova
  2. (With Ronald K. Tacelli): Jesus’ Resurrection: Fact or Figment? A Debate on the Resurrection Between William Lane Craig and Gerd Lüdemann. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, Fall 2000.
    • Electronic version with Logos Research Systems (January 2007).
  3. (With Craig A. Evans): Who Was Jesus? A Jewish-Christian Discussion. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.
  4. (With Paul K. Moser): The Rationality of Theism. London: Routledge, 2003.
  5. (With Stan Wallace and Scott Luley): Philosophy: Christian Approaches in the New Millennium. Dallas/Atlanta: CLM/RZIM, 2003.
  6. (With Scott Luley and Stan Wallace), Science: Christian Approaches in the New Millennium. Dallas/Atlanta: CLM/RZIM, 2003.
  7. General editor, RZIM Critical Question Booklet Series in philosophy and apologetics (1999 - 2003). Contributors to the series include noted philosophers, biblical scholars, and theologians: Paul K. Moser, William Lane Craig, J. P. Moreland, Charles Taliaferro, Mark Linville, Darrell Bock, Scot McKnight, Paul Chamberlain, Klaus Issler, David Clark, James Beilby.
  8. (With Chad Meister) The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion. London: Routledge, 2007.
    • Selected for the Library Project by the International Society for Science and Religion (in Cambridge), December 2009.
    • Second (updated and expanded) edition. September 2012.
  9. (With Chad Meister) Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
  10. (With J.P. Moreland, Ted Cabal, Ray Clendenen, Chad Brand) The Apologetics Study Bible: A Guide to Defending the Christian Faith. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2007.
    • Translation into Spanish: Biblia de Estudio de Apologética. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2011.
  11. (With William Lane Craig) Passionate Conviction: Contemporary Discourses on Apologetics. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2007.
  12. (With William Lane Craig) Contending with Christianity’s Critics: Answering the New Atheists and Other Objectors. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2009.
  13. (With William Lane Craig). Come Let Us Reason: New Essays in Christian Apologetics. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2012.
  14. (With Jeremy Evans and Heath Thomas). Holy War in the Bible: Christian Morality and an Old Testament Problem. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013.
  15. (With Tremper Longman, Michael Strauss, and Christopher Reese). Dictionary of Christianity and Science. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015.

III ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS, ENTRIES

  1. “Is Creatio ex nihilo a Post-Biblical Invention? A Response to Gerhard May’s Proposal,” Trinity Journal 17 NS (Spring 1996): 77-93.
  2. “The Presumptuousness of Atheism.” Christian Research Journal (Spring 1996): 8.
  3. “Correspondence or Coherence? The Truth About Kant,” Dialogue 40 (October 1997): 10-18.
  4. “Augustine and the Scandal of the North African Catholic Mind,” Journal of the Evangelical Philosophical Society 41 (June 1998): 287-95.
  5. “Introduction.” In Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? A Debate Between William Lane Craig and John Dominic Crossan. Edited by Paul Copan. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1998.
  6. Is Everything Really Relative? Examining the Assumptions of Relativism and the Culture of Truth Decay. Atlanta: RZIM, 1999. (This is a booklet on relativism for undergraduate university audience)
    • Czech translation (2003): Je vsechno opravdu relativní?
  7. “Is Michael Martin a Moral Realist? Sic et Non.” Philosophia Christi NS 1/2 (1999): 45-72.
  8. “Atheistic Goodness Revisited: A Personal Reply to Michael Martin,” Philosophia Christi NS 2/1 (2000): 91-104.
  9. “Introduction” (with Ron Tacelli). In Jesus’ Resurrection: Fact or Figment? A Debate on the Resurrection Between William Lane Craig and Gerd Lüdemann. Edited by Paul Copan and Ronald K. Tacelli. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2000. Pages 7-28.
  10. “Jonathan Edwards’ Philosophical Influences: Lockean or Malebranchean?” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 44 (March 2001): 107-24.
  11. “Who Are You To Judge Others? In Defense of Making Moral Judgments.” Areopagus Journal 1/3 (July 2001): 30-35.
  12. “Introduction” in Who Was Jesus? A Jewish-Christian Discussion. Edited by Paul Copan and Craig A. Evans. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001. Pages 1-11.
  13. (With William Lane Craig), “Craftsman or Creator? An Examination of the Mormon Doctrine of Creation and a Defense of Creatio ex Nihilo” The New Mormon Challenge. Edited by Francis J. Beckwith, Carl Mosser, and Paul Owen Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002. Pages 95-152.
  14. “Introduction” (with Paul K. Moser). In The Rationality of Theism, Edited by Paul Copan and Paul K. Moser .London: Routledge, 2003. Pages 1-14.
  15. “The Moral Argument.” In The Rationality of Theism Paul Copan and Paul K. Moser. London: Routledge, 2003. Pages 149-74.
    • Reprinted in The Philosophy of Religion Reader. Edited by Chad V. Meister. London: Routledge, 2008. Chapter 29.
  16. “Christophobia: Confronting the Problem of Religious Discrimination on Campus.” Christian Research Journal 26/1 (July 2003): 42-50.
  17. “How Can God Be Three and One?” Apologia 1/3 (July-September 2003): 16-22. (Published in India).
  18. “Human Nature and the Search for God.” In Philosophy: Christian Approaches in the New Millennium. Edited by Paul Copan, Stan Wallace, and Scott Luley Dallas/Atlanta: CLM/RZIM, 2003. Pages 149-68.
  19. “Original Sin and Christian Philosophy.” Philosophia Christi, New Series, 5/2 (2003): 519-34.
  20. “A Moral Argument.” In To Every One an Answer: A Case for the Christian Worldview: Essays in Honor of Norman L. Geisler. Edited by Francis Beckwith, William Lane Craig, and J. P. Moreland. Downers Grove, IL.: InterVarsity Press, 2004. Pages 108-23.
    • Spanish Translation: ¿Cómo se sabe que el cristianismo es verdadero?, Barcelona, Básicos Andamio. Contracted 2008.
  21. “Influential Books” entry in Indelible Ink, ed. Scott Larsen. Waterbrook Press, 2003.
  22. “Morality and Meaning Without God: Another Failed Attempt.” Philosophia Christi New Series 6/2 (2004): 295-304.
  23. “David Hume and the Moral Argument.” In Defense of Natural Theology: A Post-Humean Assessment. Edited by Douglas R. Groothuis and James R. Sennett Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2005. Pages 200-25.
  24. “The Days of Creation: An Old-Earth View” (a dialogue with Dr. John MacArthur, who will take the young-earth position). Areopagus Journal 5/2 (March-April 2005): 15, 17, 19.
  25. “Creation ex Nihilo or ex Materia? A Critique of the Mormon Doctrine of Creation.” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 9/2 (Summer 2005): 32-54.
  26. “The Necessity of God”: Critical review of Michael Martin and Ricki Monnier, eds., The Impossibility of God (Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus, 2003). Christian Research Journal 28/3 (2005): 46-48.
  27. “Divine Narcissism? A Further Defense of God’s Humility,” Philosophia Christi n.s. 8 (January 2006): 313-325.
  28. “Why Science Can’t Explain Morality.” Critical Review of Michael Shermer, The Science of Good and Evil (New York: Owl Books, 2004). Christian Research Journal 29/6 (2006): 44-6.
  29. “The Moral Argument.” In Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues. Edited by Paul Copan and Chad Meister. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
  30. Interview for chapter in Lee Strobel, The Case for the Real Jesus. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2007. Ch. 6.
  31. “The Moral Argument.” In The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Religion. Edited by Paul Copan and Chad Meister. London: Routledge, 2007.
  32. Essays in The Apologetics Study Bible. Edited by Ted Cabal, Paul Copan, J.P. Moreland, et al.. Nashville: B&H Publishing, 2007.
    • “Can Something Be True For You and Not Me?”
    • “Who are You to Judge Others?”
    • “Isn’t That Just Your Interpretation?”
    • “But Isn’t Christianity Intolerant?”
    • “Does the Moral Argument Show there is a God?”
    • “What is Natural Law?”
    • CHART: “Naturalism & Theism Compared”
    • “How Should We Handle Unresolved Questions About the Bible?”
    • “Does the New Testament Misquote the Old Testament?”
    • “Why Would a Good God Send People to an Everlasting Hell?”
    • “Aren’t Religious Beliefs Just Reflecting Where One Was Raised?”
    • “Does the Bible Teach Reincarnation?”
    • “If God Made the Universe, Who Made God?”
  33. “The Moral Argument.” In Passionate Conviction: Contemporary Discourses on Apologetics. Edited by Paul Copan and William Lane Craig. Nashville: B&H Publishing, 2007.
  34. “Can Something Be True for You, But Not for Me?” In Is Jesus Alive Today? The Evidence and Why It Matters. Edited by Jeremy R. Howard. Nashville: Holman Publishers, 2007. Pages 52-53.
  35. “Does Religion Originate in the Brain?” Christian Research Journal 31/2 (2008): 32-40.
  36. “Is Yahweh a Moral Monster? The New Atheists and Old Testament Ethics.” Philosophia Christi n.s. 10/1 (2008): 7-37.
  37. “Following the Unique Christ in a Pluralistic World.” Enrichment Journal (Fall 2008) 41-52.
    • Reprinted as “When an Elephant Isn’t an Elephant,” Enrich (Fall 2009): 12-15, 17-19.
  38. “God, Naturalism, and the Foundations of Morality.” In The Future of Atheism: Alister McGrath and Daniel Dennett in Dialogue. Edited by Robert Stewart. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008. Pages 146-61.
    • Appears as “The Moral Argument” in Chad Meister and Khaldoun Sweis, eds. Christian Apologetics: An Anthology of Primary Sources. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012.
  39. “Hateful, Vindictive Psalmists? Interpreting the Imprecatory Psalms.” Christian Research Journal 31/5 (2008): 50-51.
  40. “Rediscovering Apologetics,” Leadership Journal (Fall 2008): 61.
  41. “A Friendly Response to N.T. Wright: Comments and Questions on Evil and the Justice of God. Philosophia Christi n.s. 10/2 (2008): 451-60.
  42. “How Do You Know You’re Not Wrong? A Response to Skepticism.” Engage Journal [India] (Oct.-Dec. 2008).
  43. “Is the Trinity a Logical Blunder? God as Three and One.” In Contending with Christianity’s Critics: Answering the New Atheists and Other Objectors. Edited by Paul Copan and William Lane Craig. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2009. Pages 205-17. 9
  44. “Did God Become a Jew? Making Sense of the Incarnation.” In Contending with Christianity’s Critics: Answering the New Atheists and Other Objectors. Edited by Paul Copan and William Lane Craig. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2009. Pages 218-32.
  45. “Yahweh Wars and the Canaanites: Divinely Mandated Genocide or Corporate Capital Punishment?” Philosophia Christi 11/1 (2009): 73-90.
  46. “Are Old Testament Laws Evil?” In God Is Great, God Is Good: Facing New Challenges to Belief in God. Edited by Chad Meister and William Lane Craig. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2009. Pages 134-54.
  47. “If You Cannot Scientifically Prove Your Belief, Is It Meaningless?” Enrichment Journal (Spring 2010): 122-7.
  48. “A Time To Speak: Homosexuality, Contemporary Culture, and Christian Engagement.” In The Complete Christian Guide to Understanding Homosexuality: A Biblical Perspective on the Issues, the Questions, and the Challenges. Edited by Joe Dallas and Nancy Heche. Eugene, OR: Harvest House, 2010. Pages 51-75.
  49. “The Moral Argument.” In Evidence for God: 50 Arguments for Faith from the Bible, History, Philosophy, and Science. Edited by William A. Dembski and Michael R. Licona. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2010. Pages 20-23.
  50. “How Could God Command the Killing of the Canaanites?” Enrichment Journal (Fall 2010): 138-43.
  51. “Slavery and Scripture: Some Personal Reflections.” In Is God Just a Human Invention? And Seventeen Other Questions Raised by the New Atheists, by Sean McDowell and Jonathan Morrow. Grand Rapids, Kregel, 2011. Pages 156-7.
  52. “Does the Old Testament Endorse Slavery? An Overview.” Enrichment Journal (Spring 2011): 108-110
  53. “The Moral Argument.” In The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology. Edited by David Fergusson, Karen Kilby, Ian McFarland, and Iain Torrance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  54. “Does the Old Testament Endorse Slavery? The Difficult Texts.” Enrichment Journal (Summer 2011): 124-7.
  55. (With Matthew Flannagan): “Was Israel Commanded To Commit Genocide? Christian Research Journal 34/5 (2011): 6-7.
  56. “Why Is the New Testament Silent on Slavery—Or Is It?” Enrichment Journal (Fall 2011). 10
  57. “Christian Intellectuals Serving the Church,” in Think Christianly: Looking at the Intersection of Faith and Culture. Edited by Jonathan Morrow. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012. Pages 90-91.
  58. “Is Naturalism a Simpler Explanation Than Theism?” Enrichment Journal (Winter 2012): 108-11
  59. “Does the Old Testament Endorse Slavery?” in Come Let Us Reason: New Essays in Christian Apologetics. Edited by Paul Copan and William Lane Craig. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2012. Pages 251-266.
  60. “If God Made the Universe, Who Made God?” Enrichment Journal (Spring 2012).
  61. “The Naturalists Are Declaring the Glory of God: Discovering Natural Theology in the Unlikeliest Places,” in Philosophy and the Christian Worldview: Analysis, Assessment and Development. Edited by David Werther & Mark D. Linville. New York: Continuum, 2012. Pages 50-70.
  62. “Is God Just a Psychological Crutch for the Weak?” Enrichment Journal (Summer 2012).
  63. “Bioethics.” In The Routledge Companion to Theism. Edited by Charles Taliaferro, Victoria Harrison, and Stewart Goetz. London: Routledge, 2012. Pages 515-527.
  64. “Is Religious Belief Just a Brain Function?” Enrichment Journal (Fall 2012).
  65. “Richard Dawkins, Naturalism, and God’s Goodness,” Dialogue (UK) 39 (Nov. 2012): 33-37.
  66. “A Protestant Perspective on Human Dignity.” In Human Dignity in Bioethics: From Worldviews to the Public Square. Edited by Stephen C. Dilley and Nathan J. Palpant. London: Routledge, 2013. Pages 67-85.
  67. “If God’s Creation Was ‘Very Good,’ How Could Evil Arise?” Enrichment Journal (Winter 2013): 24-28.
  68. “Why the World Is Not Religiously Ambiguous: A Critique of Religious Pluralism.” In Can Only One Religion Be True? Edited by Robert Stewart. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2013. Pages 139-62.
  69. “Evil and Primeval Sin: How Evil Emerged in a Very Good Creation,” in God and Evil: The Case for God in a World Filled with Pain. Eds. Chad V. Meister and Jamie Dew. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013. Pages 109-23. 11
  70. “Did the New Testament Writers Misquote the Old Testament? Enrichment Journal (Spring 2013).
  71. “Evil and Original Sin” in God and Evil: The Case for God in a World Filled with Pain. Eds. Chad V. Meister and Jamie Dew. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013. Pages 124-37.
  72. (With Matthew Flannagan) “The Ethics of ‘Holy War’ for Christian Morality and Theology,” in Holy War in the Bible: Christian Morality and an Old Testament Problem. Edited by Jeremy Evans, Heath Thomas, and Paul Copan. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013. Pages 199-237.
  73. “Grounding Human Rights: Naturalism's Failure and Biblical Theism's Success,” in Legitimizing Human Rights, ed. Angus Menuge. Applied Legal Philosophy Series. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2013
  74. (With Matthew Flannagan) “Does the Bible Condone Genocide?” in In Defense of the Bible. Edited by Steven Cowan and Terry Wilder. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2012.
  75. “Since What May Be Known About God is Plain to Them,” in The Fully Integrated Life: Philosophy, Apologetics, and Spiritual Formation for the 21st Century. Festschrift for J.P. Moreland. Eds. Richard Davis and Paul Gould. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013. Pages 111-27.
  76. “Ethics Needs God.” In Debating Christian Theism. Edited by Chad V. Meister, Khaldoun Swiess, and J.P. Moreland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pages 85-100.
  77. “Atheism and the Burden of Proof,” Enrichment Journal (Summer 2013).

Forthcoming Publications


IV. REVIEWS

  1. All God’s Children and Blue Suede Shoes by Kenneth Myers, (Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway Books). Religious and Theological Studies Fellowship Bulletin (February 1994).
  2. The Myth of Certainty by Daniel Taylor (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1992). Religious and Theological Studies Fellowship Bulletin (April 1994).
  3. Twilight of a Great Civilization by Carl F.H. Henry, (Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway Books, 1987). Religious and Theological Studies Fellowship Bulletin (April 1994).
  4. Reasonable Faith: Basic Christian Apologetics by Winfried Corduan (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1993). Trinity Journal NS 15 (Fall 1994): 266-69.
  5. The Savior of Science by Stanley L. Jaki (Washington: Regnery, 1988). Religious and Theological Studies Fellowship Bulletin (January/February 1995): 20-21.
  6. Gods of This Age or God of the Ages? by Carl F.H. Henry (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1994). Trinity Journal 16 NS (Spring 1995): 120-23.
  7. The Left Hand of Creation: The Origin and Evolution of the Expanding Universe by John Barrow and Joseph Silk (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 47/2 (June 1995): 136.
  8. The Origin of the Universe and the Origin of Religion by Fred Hoyle (Moyer Bell Press, 1993). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 47 (September 1995): 210-211.
  9. Creatio ex Nihilo: The Doctrine of ‘Creation out of Nothing’ in Early Christian Thought by Gerhard May, (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1994). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 47 (September 1995): 208-209.
  10. Models for Scripture by John Goldingay (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994). Trinity Journal 16 NS (Fall 1995): 255-259.
  11. Handbook of Christian Apologetics by Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli, (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1994). Christian Scholar’s Review 24 (1995): 374-76.
  12. The Christ: A Critical Review of the Evidence of His Existence John E. Remsberg, (Prometheus Press, 1994). Perspectives in Science and the Christian Faith 47 (December 1995): 279-80.
  13. The Creation Hypothesis edited by J.P. Moreland (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1994). Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 38 (December 1995): 622-4.
  14. River out of Eden by Richard Dawkins (New York: Basic, 1995). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 48 (March 1996): 57.
  15. Making Sense of Your Freedom by James Felt (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1994). Review of Metaphysics 49 (March 1996): 651-3.
  16. Jesus Under Fire: Modern Scholarship Reinvents the Historical Jesus edited by Michael J. Wilkins and J.P. Moreland (Zondervan, 1995). Trinity Journal 17 NS (Spring 1996): 98-101.
  17. In the Beginning by John Gribbin, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1995). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 48 (June 1996): 120.
  18. Creation and Time by Hugh Ross (Colorado Springs: Navpress, 1994). Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 39 (June 1996): 307-8.
  19. Assessing the New Testament Evidence for the Historicity of the Resurrection of Jesus by William Lane Craig (Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1989). Evangelical Quarterly 68 (July 1996): 247-8.
  20. God, the Big Bang, and Stephen Hawking: An Exploration into Origins by David Wilkerson (Monarch, 1993). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 48 (December 1996): 261.
  21. Genesis Unbound: A Provocative New Look at the Creation Account by John H. Sailhamer (Multnomah, 1996). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 49 (March 1997): 64-5.
  22. God Without the Supernatural: A Defense of Scientific Theism by Peter Forrest (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1996). Perspectives in Science and the Christian Faith 49 (June 1997): 129-30.
  23. The Nature of Space and Time by Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 49 (September 1997): 203.
  24. Reasoning and Rhetoric in Religion by Nancey C. Murphey, (Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 1994). Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 40 (September 1997): 496-9.
  25. The Christian Doctrine of God: One Being, Three Persons by Thomas F. Torrance, (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1996). Trinity Journal 18 (Fall 1997): 245-49.
  26. The Trinity in a Pluralistic Age edited by Kevin J. Vanhoozer (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997). Trinity Journal 18 (Fall 1997): 249-52.
  27. God, Philosophy, and Academic Culture edited by William J. Wainwright (Atlanta: Scholar’s Press, 1996). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 50 (March 1998): 70-1.
  28. Religion and Creation by Keith Ward (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996). Christian Scholar’s Review 27 (Spring 1998): 363-4.
  29. God and the Philosophers edited by Thomas V. Morris (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995). Review of Metaphysics 50 (June 1997): 910-11.
  30. Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics by William Lane Craig, (Crossway Books, 1994). Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 41 (December 1998): 667-8.
  31. A Companion to Philosophy of Religion edited by Philip Quinn and Charles Taliaferro Review of Metaphysics 52 (December 1999): 474-5.
  32. Impossibility: The Limits of Science and the Science of Limits by John D. Barrow, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 51 (December 1999): 275-76.
  33. The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions by N.T. Wright and Marcus Borg (San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1999). Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 44/2 (June 2001): 338-341.
  34. Warranted Christian Belief by Alvin Plantinga, (Oxford University Press, 1999). The Review of Metaphysics 54 (June 2001): 939-41.
  35. Is the Bible True? by Jeffery L. Sheler (San Francisco/Grand Rapids: Harper San Francisco/Zondervan, 2000). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 53/3 (September 2001): 215-16.
  36. Jesus the Miracle Worker by Graham H. Twelftree (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1999). Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 44/2 (June 2001): 336-38.
  37. Truth Decay by Douglas Groothuis (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2000). Philosophia Christi NS 3/2 (2001): 598-602.
  38. Body and Soul by J.P. Moreland and Scott Rae (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2000). Review of Metaphysics 55 (September 2001): 151-3.
  39. The Tensed Theory of Time by William Lane Craig (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000). Review of Metaphysics 55 (December 2001): 384-5.
  40. The Tenseless Theory of Time by William Lane Craig (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000). Review of Metaphysics 55 (December 2001): 386-8.
  41. Gordon Graham, Evil and Christian Ethics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001). Philosophia Christi 4/2 (2002): 542-6.
  42. Nature, Design and Science: The Status of Design in Natural Science by Del Ratzsch (Albany: SUNY Press, 2001). Perspectives in Science and the Christian Faith 54/4 (December 2002): 278-9.
  43. God, Time, and Eternity by William Lane Craig (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2001). Review of Metaphysics 56 (2003): 639-40.
  44. Time and the Metaphysics of Relativity by William Lane Craig (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2001). Review of Metaphysics 56 (2003): 640-2.
  45. Real Ethics by John M. Rist (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002). Faith and Philosophy 20/4 (October 2003): 509-12.
  46. Naturalism: A Critical Analysis edited by William Lane Craig and J.P. Moreland (London: Routledge, 2000). Christian Scholar’s Review 34/1 (Fall 2004): 141-3.
  47. Blackwell Guide to Continental Philosophy, edited by David Sherman and Robert Solomon (Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2003). Review of Metaphysics 58/3 (2005).
  48. Does God Exist? A Debate, edited by Stan W. Wallace. (Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2003). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 57/2 (June 2005): 157-8.
  49. “Atheism from Dawn to Dusk”: Review of Alister McGrath, The Twilight of Atheism: The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World (New York: Doubleday, 2004). Christian Research Journal 28/4 (2005): 47.
  50. Brad Stetson and Joseph Conti, The Truth About Tolerance (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2005). Journal of Church and State 47 (Autumn 2005): 874-5.
  51. Mark Whorton, Peril in Paradise (Waynesboro, GA: Authentic Media, 2005). Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith 59/2 (June 2007): 148-9.
  52. John E. Hare, God and Morality: A Philosophical History (Oxford: Blackwell, 2007). Philosophia Christi 11/1 (2009).
  53. Paul K. Moser, The Elusive God: Reorienting Religious Epistemology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008). The Review of Metaphysics 53 (Sept. 2009): 201-
  54. Alvin Plantinga and Michael Tooley. Knowledge of God. Great Debates in Philosophy Series. (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008). Faith and Philosophy 28/3 (July 2011): 344-48.
  55. Eric Reitan, Is God a Delusion? A Reply to Religion’s Cultured Despisers. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. Forthcoming in Philosophia Christi.
  56. Michael Bergmann, Michael J. Murray, and Michael C. Rea (eds.), Divine Evil? The Moral Character of the God of Abraham. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Forthcoming in the Southeastern Theological Review, Faith and Philosophy, and Religious Studies Review.
  57. Jerry Walls and David Baggett, Good God: The Theistic Foundation for Morality. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. Philosophia Christi 14/2 (2012): 481-85.

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