evolution · history of science · religion and science · theistic evolution

The ISSR Book Prizes for 2020

I’m late to reporting this, but my Templeton-Cambridge colleague and leading scholar in the field of science and religion, Fraser Watts, writes that the International Society for Science and Religion announced the winners for its 2020 Book Prize in September. Books on the interface between science and religion remain very popular. However, recent years have seen… Continue reading The ISSR Book Prizes for 2020

books · eBooks · history of science · medieval history · technology

The Clock and the Camshaft is Available

The delays due to Covid were not as grim as I feared. My book is now officially in stock. The official listing, and you can order direct from Rowman and Littlefield. And Bookshop. Fresh from the warehouse! If you buy the print edition from Bookshop, the proceeds go to help independent booksellers. Ebook eition is also… Continue reading The Clock and the Camshaft is Available

Boston Globe · einstein · film · history of science · stem cells

Catch Up for Thanksgiving, 2015.

Some recent posts: My review of the film, Spotlight, about the Boston Globe’s investigation of the clerical abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. My Forbes post on Canadian researcher Timothy Kieffer and his lab’s breakthrough on a stem cell therapy for the treatment of Type 1 diabetes. And my plug for the History Channel’s Einstein… Continue reading Catch Up for Thanksgiving, 2015.