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Adam and the Genome: reading scripture after genetic science Dennis R. Venema and Scot McKnight Robert Carter From Journal of Creation
Adam, the Fall, and Original Sin Hans Madueme and Michael Reeves (Eds.) Lita Sanders From Journal of Creation
Affirming God’s Image: Addressing the Transgender Question with Science and Scripture J. Allen Branch Lita Sanders A thoroughly biblical resource that will help anyone with questions about transgenderism. (Not suitable for children.)
A Life on Our Planet: My witness statement and a vision for the future David Attenborough Lucien Tuinstra Easy to read, but is not solely descriptive. It has a significant propaganda component.
A Little Book for New Scientists: Why and how to study science Josh A. Reeves and Steve Donaldson Robert Carter
Altenberg 16: An Exposé of the Evolution Industry, The Suzan Mazur Walter J. ReMine
Am I My Keeper’s Brother?—Human Origins From A Christian And Scientific Perspective Phillip Pattemore Shaun Doyle
Among the Creationists: Dispatches from the Anti-Evolutionist Front Line Jason Rosenhouse John Woodmorappe Tone is quite free of stridency, but is typically anti-creationist
Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution, The Richard Dawkins Lael Weinberger Anti-creationist
(Creation) Answers Book (Updated and Expanded) Batten, Don (Ed.): with Catchpoole, David: Sarfati, Jonathan and Wieland, Carl (External) Tim Wallace Creationist. Click here to purchase The Creation Answers book .
Apostate—The Men Who Destroyed the Christian West Kevin Swanson Jerry Bergman
Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies David Bentley Hart Lita Sanders
A Troublesome Inheritance—Genes, Race and Human History Nicholas Wade Robert Carter
Authenticity of the Book of Genesis, The Bill Cooper Dominic Statham Creationist. Click here to purchase.
Battle of Beginnings, The Del Ratzsch Carl Wieland Theistic-evolution-sympathizing
Beak of the Finch, The: Evolution in Real Time Jonathan Weiner Carl Wieland Anti-creationist
Bible, protestantism, and the rise of natural science, The Peter Harrison Lael Weinberger
Bible, Rocks and Time, The Davis A Young & Ralph F. Stearley Michael Oard Authors use eisegesis (reading into the text) and not exegesis.
Bible tells me so, The Peter Enns Lita Sanders
Biblical Doctrine: A systematic summary of Bible truth John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue (Eds.) Cody Guitard An excellent and essential resource for the biblical creationist’s library.
Big Picture, The Sean Carroll John Hartnett Atheistic philosophy stemming from Enlightenment philosopher David Hume
Billions of Years, Amazing Changes Steve Jenkins Dr David Catchpoole, Dr Tas Walker, Dr Don Batten and Dr Jonathan Sarfati Online Ready-Reference to counter the falsehoods presented
Biotic Message, The Walter James ReMine Don Batten Creationist. Click here to purchase.
Bretz’s Flood: The remarkable story of a rebel geologist and the world’s greatest flood John Soennichsen Edward Isaacs Fails to observe the shortcomings of secular geology
By Design: Evidence for nature’s Intelligent Designer—the God of the Bible Jonathan Sarfati “Nate” Creationist. Click here to purchase.
Cambrian Explosion: The Construction of Animal Biodiversity, The Douglas H. Erwin and James W. Valentine John Woodmorappe
Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion, The Peter Harrison (Ed.) Daniel Davidson
Can a Darwinian Be a Christian? The Relationship Between Science and Religion Michael Ruse Lael Weinberger
Case for a Creator, The Lee Strobel Lita Sanders Secular geological time scale
Case for Biblical Archaeology: Uncovering the historical record of God’s Old Testament People, The John D. Currid Lita Sanders and Keaton Halley Overall a very good introductory text
Christian Perspectives on Origins Steve Badger and Mike Tenneson Mark Harwood Compromising evangelical
Christians and Evolution: Christian Scholars Change Their Minds R. J. Berry (Ed.) John D. Matthews Theistic evolutionist
Civic Biology, A George William Hunter Robert W. Carter The information presented in the book was thoroughly slanted and highly opinionated.
Climbing Mount Improbable Richard Dawkins Jonathan Sarfati Anti-creationist
Coming to Grips with Genesis: Biblical Authority and the Age of the Earth Terry Mortenson and Thane H. Ury (Eds.) Andrew S Kulikovsky A valuable biblical resource
Coming to Peace with Science: Bridging the Worlds Between Faith and Biology Darrel Falk Alex Williams Theistic evolutionist
Confronting Christianity: 12 hard questions for the world’s largest religion Rebecca McLaughlin Lucien Tuinstra Confused ideas about the age of the Earth, big bang, and evolution. This book falls significantly short of its potential.
Controversy of the Ages: Why Christians should not divide over the age of the earth Theodore J. Cabal and Peter J. Rasor II Nick Sabato Journal of Creation
Creation Amiel, Jon (Director): Collee, John (Writer) Dominic Statham
Creation and Change Douglas F. Kelly Carl Wieland Creationist. Click here to purchase.
Creation and Change (Revised & Updated Edition) Douglas F. Kelly Lita Sanders
Creation Answer Book, The Hank Hanegraaff Lita Sanders
Creation - Evolution Debate, The Edward J. Larson Lita Sanders
Creation or Evolution—do we have to choose? Denis Alexander David Anderson Evolutionary
Darwin Devolves: The new science about DNA that challenges evolution Michael Behe Jerry Bergman A masterful job … each point he makes is unassailable, consequently his conclusion is supported.
Darwin, God and the Meaning of Life: How evolutionary theory undermines everything you thought you knew of life Steve Stewart-Williams Benno A. Zuiddam Demonstrates how evolution undermines the concept of human dignity.
Darwin’s Black Box Michael Behe Tom Bethell Intelligent design from The American Spectator. Click here to purchase.
Darwin’s Doubt, the explosive origin of animal life and the case for intelligent design Stephen C. Meyer Philip Bell Intelligent design
Darwin’s Island: The Galapagos in the Garden of England Steve Jones John Woodmorappe
Darwin’s Pious Idea Conor Cunningham Mary Beth De Repentigny Theistic evolutionist
Darwin Strikes Back: Defending the Science of Intelligent Design Thomas Woodward Lael Weinberger
Debating the historical Adam and Eve Matthew Barrett & Ardel Caneday (Eds.) Shaun Doyle
Demons: What the Bible Really Says About the Powers of Darkness Michael Heiser Lita Sanders We can benefit from the information Heiser presents while maintaining a biblical creationist view.
Design Inference, The: Eliminating chance through small probabilities William A. Dembski Royal Truman Intelligent design
Design of Life: Discovering Signs of Intelligence in Biological Systems, The William A. Dembski and Jonathan Wells Lael Weinberger Intelligent design
Devil’s Chaplin: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love, A Richard Dawkins Lael Weinberger
Dinosaur Challenges and Mysteries Michael Oard Brian Thomas
Discovering God Rodney Stark Andrew Kulikovsky
Earth’s Catastrophic Past: Geology, Creation & the Flood, volumes 1 and 2 Andrew Snelling Michael J Oard
Edge of Evolution, The Michael Behe Don Batten The science is cogent, but the theology confused
Emperors Who Had No Clothes: Exposing the Hidden Roots of the Evolutionary Agenda, The Milt Marcy John Woodmorappe A poignant lesson on the atheization of Western societies
End of Christianity, The William Dembski Philip Bell Intelligent design
Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures, The D.A. Carson (Ed.) Lita Sanders From Journal of Creation
Essence of Darwinism, The Kirsten Birkett Jonathan Sarfati Compromising evangelical
Eve; A Novel Wm. Paul Young Lita Sanders Fiction
Evolution and Belief: Confessions of a Religious Paleontologist Robert J. Asher John Woodmorappe
Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution Denis O. Lamoureux John Woodmorappe Compromising evangelical
Evolution: A View from the 21st Century James A. Shapiro J. Günter Grossmann
Evolution-Creation Struggle, The Michael Ruse Lael Weinberger
Evolution’s Bite Peter S. Ungar Jean O’Micks Evolutionary perspective. Several evidences presented are also compatible with the story of human origins in Genesis.
Evolution’s Witness—How Eyes Evolved Ivan R. Schwab John Woodmorappe Whether or not so intended by the author, it helps demolish a series of bogus dysteleological arguments.
Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory Edward Larson Lael Weinberger
Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why it Matters Donald R. Prothero John Woodmorappe From Journal of Creation
Faith and Fossils: The Bible, creation, and evolution Lester Grabbe Lita Sanders From Journal of Creation
Fall of Man and the Foundations of Science, The Peter Harrison Lael Weinberger
Finding Darwin’s God Kenneth Miller John Woodmorappe and Jonathan Sarfati Anti-creationist
Flood By Design Michael J Oard Creationist. Click here to purchase.
For the glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-hunts and the End of Slavery Rodney Stark Alex Williams How Christianity gave birth to science
Fortunate Universe: Life in a finely tuned cosmos, A Geraint F. Lewis and Luke A. Barnes Dominic Statham
40 Years of Evolution: Darwin’s finches on Daphne Major Island Peter and Rosemary Grant Dr. Jean K. Lightner
Free to Think: Why Scientific Integrity Matters Caroline Crocker John Woodmorappe
From Darwin to Hitler Richard Weikart Jonathan Sarfati
Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design J. B Stump (Ed.) Shaun Doyle Provides a fair representation of the state of the origins debate.
Gaining Ground: The Origin and Evolution of Tetrapods Jennifer A. Clack John Woodmorappe
Genealogical Adam and Eve: The surprising science of universal ancestry, The S. Joshua Swamidass Robert Carter and John Sanford
Genesis: A Commentary Bruce K. Waltke Andrew Kulikovsky Compromising evangelical
Genesis Creation Account in the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Jeremy D. Lyon Lita Sanders Good overview of an important subject
Genesis Debate, The: Three Views on the Days of Creation Edited David G. Hagopian (Ed.) Andrew Kulikovsky Debate between Biblical
creationists, day-agers
and framework supporters
Genesis: God, Creation, and destruction Dennis Prager John Woodmorappe The author shows valuable insights that challenge some of the popular socially liberal views that hold sway in Western societies.
Genesis Question, The Hugh Ross Jonathan Sarfati Day-age ‘creationist’
Genesis Unbound John Sailhamer Andrew Kulikovsky Compromising evangelical
Global Sexual Revolution: Destruction of Freedom in the Name of Freedom, The Gabriele Kuby John Loiterton
God, Adam and You: Biblical Creation Defended and Applied Richard D. Phillips (Ed.) Lita Sanders Teaches the high view of Scripture
God and the Transgender Debate Andrew T. Walker Lita Sanders
God’s Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science James Hannam Dominic Statham
God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? John C. Lennox Lael Weinberger
God’s Word in Human Words Kenton L. Sparks James P Holding
Grand Canyon: Monument to an Ancient Earth, The Carol Hill, Gregg Davidson, Tim Helble, and Wayne Ranney (Eds.) John Woodmorappe Pro-uniformitarian compromising evangelical missive
Great Dinosaur Extinction Controversy, The Charles Officer and Jake Page Carl Wieland Evolutionist critique of meteor-killed-dinosaurs theory
Has Science Found God? The Latest Results in the Search for Purpose in the Universe Victor Stenger Lael Weinberger
Heretic. One scientist’s journey from Darwin to Design Matti Leisola & Jonathan Witt Gavin Cox A challenge for scientists to go where the evidence leads them, and to be open to honest interpretation of that evidence.
Hidden Treasures in the Book of Job Hugh Ross Lita Sanders
How I Changed My Mind About Evolution: Evangelicals reflect on faith and science Kathryn Applegate and J.B. Stump (Eds.) Shaun Doyle
Hitler and the Nazi Darwinian Worldview Jerry Bergman
Holman QuickSource™ Guide to Understanding Creation Mark Whorton and Hill Roberts Andrew S. Kulikovsky
Homology, Genes, and Evolutionary Innovation Günter P. Wagner Walter ReMine Focuses on the evolutionary concept of homology
Human Errors: A panorama of our glitches, from pointless bones to broken genes Nathan H. Lents Jerry Bergman Fails in the stated goal of documenting the poor design claims in the human body.
In His Image: A biblical introduction to social ethics Stephen McQuioid Lucien Tuinstra Deals with contemporary ethical challenges, and how churches should respond to them.
In the beginning … they misunderstood Johnny V. Miller and John M. Soden Andrew S. Kulikovsky
Irrational Atheist: Dissecting the Unholy Trinity of Dawkins, Harris, and Hitchens, The Vox Day Lita Sanders Anti-creationist
Irresistible: Reclaiming the New that Jesus Unleashed for the World Andy Stanley Lita Sanders
Is There Purpose in Biology? The cost of existence and the God of love Denis Alexander Philip Bell Theistic evolutionist
Jesus Before the Gospels Bart Ehrman Lita Sanders
Jesus, Interrupted Bart Ehrman James Patrick Holding Liberal NT scholarship
Kaiser’s Holocaust: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism, The David Olusoga and Casper W. Erichsen Marc Ambler
Killing Jesus: A history Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard Lita Sanders
Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief, The Francis Collins Lael Weinberger Theistic evolutionist
Language of Science and Faith, The Karl W. Giberson and Francis S. Collins Lita Sanders Theistic evolutionists
Life 3.0: Being human in the age of Artificial Intelligence Max Tegmark Lucien Tuinstra Evolutionary perspective
Living with Darwin: Evolution, Design, and the Future of Faith Philip Kitcher Lael Weinberger Philosopher, non-Christian, anti-creationist
Logic of Chance: The Nature and Origin of Biological Evolution, The Eugene V. Koonin John Woodmorappe
Lost World of Adam and Eve, The John H. Walton Keaton Halley Egregious mishandling of Scripture
Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate, The John H. Walton Gavin Cox Theistic evolutionist
Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, theology, and the deluge debate, The Tremper Longman III and John H. Walton Keaton Halley Theistic evolutionist
Love Thy Body Nancy Pearcey Lita Sanders Informative defense of Christian worldview
Magic of Reality, The Richard Dawkins Philip Bell From Journal of Creation
Making of an Atheist: How Immorality Leads to Unbelief, The James S. Spiegel Brian Thomas From Journal of Creation
Message of Creation, The David Wilkinson Andy McIntosh From Evangelical Times
Musicophilia, Tales of Music and the Brain Oliver Sacks Greg Demme
Myth of Junk DNA, The Jonathan Wells Jeffrey Tomkins
Neanderthals Rediscovered, The Dimitra Papagianni & Michael A. Morse Jean O’Micks
Neck of the Giraffe, The Francis Hitching Darryl Jones Non-creationist, anti-Darwinist
New Kind of Christianity, A Brian McLaren James Patrick Holding Theistic evolutionist
Not By Chance! Lee Spetner Carl Wieland Anti-darwinian. Click here to purchase.
Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America’s Soul Kenneth Miller John Woodmorappe
Origin Dan Brown Joan Jordan Misrepresents CMI and creationists in general by portraying them as afraid of open examination of the evidence.
Origin of Mountains, The Cliff Ollier and Colin Pain (Eds.) Michael Oard
Outgrowing God Richard Dawkins Matthew Cserhati Recycled old village-atheist arguments
Peculiar Glory: How the Christian Scriptures Reveal Their Complete Truthfulness, A John Piper Lita Sanders Teaches the high view of Scripture, even though its author is not a biblical creationist
Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview J. P. Moreland and William Lane Craig Andrew Kulikovsky
Physics of Einstein: Black holes, time travel, distant starlight, E=mc2, The Jason Lisle John G. Hartnett Clearly shows that the physics of Einstein supports a biblical worldview.
Plausibility of Life: Resolving Darwin’s Dilemma, The Kirschner, Marc W. & Gerhart, John C. Jean K. Lightner Evolutionary, but provides a plausible designed basis for intrabaraminic change
Political Gene: How Darwin’s Ideas Changed Politics, The Dennis Sewell Jerry Bergman
Politically Correct Death Francis Beckwith Jonathan Sarfati Pro-life
Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design,The Jonathan Wells Lael Weinberger
Pterosaurs From Deep Time,The David M. Unwin John Woodmorappe Non-creationist
Rage Against God, The Peter Hitchens Dominic Statham
Reason for God, The Timothy Keller Lita Sanders Theistic evolutionist
Reason, Science and Faith Roger Forster and Paul Marston Andrew Kulikovsky Churchian anti-creationist
Redeeming Science: A God-Centered Approach Vern Poythress Mark Murata Not a credible work on understanding either the Bible or science
Reformed Approach to Science and Scripture, A Keith A. Mathison Ian Hodge
Refuting Evolution Jonathan Sarfati Tim Wallace Creationist. Click here to purchase.
Richard Dawkins, C.S. Lewis and the Meaning of Life Alister McGrath Thomas Fretwell A very brief introduction to their thoughts on some of the big questions of life.
Right from the Start! David M. Fouts Andrew Kulikovsky Creationist.
Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve, The Stephen Greenblatt Philip Bell There’s much to learn here while being leery of the author’s underlying philosophical commitments.
River out of Eden Richard Dawkins Raymond G. Bohlin Non-creationist
Sapiens: A brief history of humankind Yuval Noah Harari Peter Line Evolutionary and atheistic philosophy
Saving Darwin: How to be a Christian and Believe in Evolution Karl W. Giberson Jerry Bergman Theistic evolutionist
Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, The Mark Noll Carl Wieland Anti-creationist book by compromising evangelical
Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, The Mark Noll Andrew Kulikovsky Anti-creationist book by compromising evangelical
Science and Christianity: Four views Richard F. Carlson Andrew Kulikovsky
Science and Faith: Friends or Foes John Collins Andrew Kulikovsky From Journal of Creation
Science’s Blind Spot: The Unseen Religion of Scientific Naturalism Cornelius Hunter Lael Weinberger Proponent of Intelligent Design, Discovery Institute
Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery Naturalism Rupert Sheldrake John Woodmorappe New Age Philosophy
Sea Floor Sediment and the Age of the Earth Larry Vardiman Michael Oard Creationist. Click here to purchase.
Secularism and Scientism: Learning to respond to a dangerous ideology J. P. Moreland Shaun Doyle Biblical creationists would do well to understand the issues Moreland raises, yet it falls short in the positive integration of science and Christianity.
Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life, The Christian Smith (ed.) Lael Weinberger
Seven Days that Divide the World John C. Lennox Lita Sanders Theistic evolutionist
Seven Glorious Days: A Scientist Retells the Genesis Creation Story Karl W. Giberson Lita Sanders Theistic evolutionist
Shattering the Myths of Darwinism Richard Milton Carl Wieland Non-creationist, anti-Darwinist
Sign: The Shroud of Turin and the Secret of the Resurrection, The Thomas de Wesselow Lita Sanders
Since the Beginning: Interpreting Genesis 1 and 2 through the ages Kyle Greenwood (Ed.) Lita Sanders A unilateral demand that Christians surrender completely at every point where evolution contradicts Genesis.
Sin of Certainty, The Peter Enns Calvin Smith
Slaughter of the Dissidents Jerry Bergman Lloyd To Creationist. Click here to purchase.
Stairway to Life: An origin-of-life reality check, The Royal Truman Change Laura Tan and Rob Stadler This book belongs on the bookshelf, computer, or smartphone of all serious evolutionists and non-evolutionists.
Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, identity, Islam, The Douglas Murray John Woodmorappe Non-Christian, yet has an element of sympathetic regret at the decline of Christianity in Europe.
Summer for the Gods Edward J. Larson Carl Wieland Non-creationist
Superior: The return of race science Angela Saini Lucien Tuinstra The author fails to realise that her evolutionary worldview undermines what she believes.
Surprised by Meaning: Science, Faith, and How We Make Sense of Things Alister E. McGrath Daniel Davidson
Swastika against the Cross: The Nazi War on Christianity, The Bruce Walker Lita Sanders
Taken Without Consent: How atheists have hijacked science David Williams Lucien Tuinstra A useful cross examination of the claims of evolution
Theistic Evolution: A scientific, philosophical, and theological critique J.P. Moreland, Stephen C. Meyer, Christopher Shaw, Ann K. Gauger, and Wayne Grudem (Editors) Lita Sanders From Journal of Creation
There is a God: How The World’s Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind Antony Flew with Roy Varghese Lita Sanders
Three Views on Creation and Evolution J.P. Moreland (Ed.) and J.M. Reynolds (Ed.) Andrew Kulikovsky
Timefulness: How thinking like a geologist can help save the world Marcia Bjornerud John Woodmorappe Rigid uniformitarianism and a hysterical fear of the scientific creationist bogeyman
Tower of Babel: The evidence against the new creationism Robert Pennock Allan Steel Anti-creationist and Anti–Intelligent-Design
Transformed by the Evidence; Testimonies of Leading Creationists Edited by Doug Sharp, B.S. & Jerry Bergman, Ph.D. John Woodmorappe Creationist
Triumph of Evolution and the Failure of Creationism, The Niles Eldredge John Woodmorappe Anti-creationist
21 Great Scientists who believed the Bible Ann Lamont Creationist
Unbelievable: 7 myths about the history and future of science and religion Michael Newton Keas John Woodmorappe
Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing, A Lawrence M. Krauss Dan W. Reynolds
Unlocking the Mysteries of Creation Dennis Petersen Carl Wieland With a heavy heart, we must give strong ‘thumbs down’ to this beautifully-presented creationist book.
Unseen Realm, The Michael S. Heiser Lita Sanders
Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, delusion and the appetite for wonder Richard Dawkins Royal Truman Anti-creationist
Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success, The Rodney Stark Lael Weinberger
War on Science: Who’s waging it, why it matters, what we can do about it, The Shawn Otto Andrew Kulikovsky A defence of scientific materialism.
Was the Bethlehem Star a Comet? Colin R. Nicholl Lita Sanders
Wedge of Truth, The: Splitting the Foundations of Naturalism Phillip E. Johnson Royal Truman Intelligent design
What Happened in the Garden: The reality and ramifications of the creation and fall of man Abner Chou (Ed.) Shaun Doyle
What’s So Great About Christianity? Dinesh D’Souza Lita Sanders Theistic Evolutionist
Why Evolution is True Jerry A. Coyne John Woodmorappe
Why Christianity Must Change or Die John Shelby Spong Brent Hardaway Refutation
Without Excuse Werner Gitt Rachael Denhollander Creationist. Click here to purchase.
Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform Martin J.S. Rudwick John K. Reed
World Turned Upside Down: The Global Battle over God, Truth and Power, The Melanie Phillips Dominic Statham
Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body Neil Shubin Colin Mitchell