A Little Book for New Scientists
Many young Christians interested in the sciences have felt torn between two options: remaining faithful to Christ or studying science. In this concise introduction, Josh Reeves and Steve Donaldson provide both advice and encouragement for Christians in the sciences to bridge the gap between science and Christian belief and practice.
About the Authors
Josh A. Reeves (PhD, Boston University) is a project administrator in the Samford University Center for Science and Religion in Birmingham, Alabama. In that role, he manages the New Directions in Science and Religion project, which brings constructive science and religion dialogue into the church. Before coming to Samford, he completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the Heyendaal Program on Theology and Science at Radboud University in the Netherlands. Josh and his wife, Courtney, have two daughters.
Steve Donaldson (PhD) is the director of the computer science program and codirector of the computational biology program at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also one of the cofounders of the Samford University Center for Science and Religion. His research interests in cognition, machine intelligence, evolutionary systems, and the interface of science and religion have led him to pursue a number of interdisciplinary teaching and research opportunities. He is the author of Dimensions of Faith: Understanding Faith through the Lens of Science and Religion. Donaldson enjoys mountaineering, whitewater kayaking, snow skiing, weight lifting, running, reading, and writing. He and his wife, Carol, have five children.