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FROM NOTHING TO NATURE: Young People’s Guide to Evolution and Creation
Written by: E.H. Andrews
Published by Evangelical Press 1993
ISBN: 0852341202

The theory of evolution continues to be taught in most schools and colleges as a proven fact. There is, however, a growing number of scientists who are questioning this theory. One such scientist is E H Andrews. Writing in an easy-to-understand manner, he gives scientific and biblical answers to such questions as: “Where did we come from?”, “How did life begin?”, and How old is the earth?”

Written by: Richard Barns
Published by 2011
ISBN: 1447870719

What convinces someone to become an Atheist? Or a theist? In his book The God Delusion Richard Dawkins presents the arguments that he hopes will convince his readers to become atheists. This book examines those arguments and sets out the evidence for the existence of God found in Dawkins and his book.

APE-MEN – Fact or Fallacy?
Written by: M Bowden
Published by Sovereign publications 1977
ISBN: 0950604208

Ape-Men: Fact or Fallacy? is written to cast doubt on the evolutionary interpretation of the human fossil record. The author, M. Bowden, uses two approaches: 1) questioning the fossil evidence, and 2) questioning the honesty of human palaeontologists. A critical examination of the evidence highlights the very speculative theories based upon inadequate fossil evidence and reveals the very dubious circumstances surrounding their discovery.

Written by: M Bowden
Published by Sovereign publications 1982

Bowden brings before us a veritable rogues gallery of men who have shaped our modern world, social engineers every one of them who have pursued just one agenda, the building of a society without God. That such men have always desired a godless world is hardly a surprise. It is the natural bent of man. But what does surprise and unsettle us is to be told the lengths to which some of them have gone to bring about such a world.

Written by: M Bowden
Published by Sovereign Publications 1998
ISBN: 0950604240

The book “True Science Agrees with the Bible” by Malcolm Bowden is another of his thoroughly researched, highly readable books on the vitally important subject of the Bible and science. Bowden covers a wide range of material, including a survey of Genesis, archaeological discoveries, the age of the earth, early British Christianity and the founding of Britain, and a critique of Einstein’s theories of relativity, just to name a few. Bowden’s position on a few subjects may be controversial, but he provides a careful, thorough defence of his acceptance or rejection of the subject in question. This book contains a wealth of material that will be of interest to scientists, pastors, students, and the average layman. We owe a great debt of gratitude to Malcolm Bowden for the countless hours he has spent in researching this material and assembling it in an enjoyable and easily readable form.

Written by: Dr. Paul Brand & Philip Yancey
Published by Hodder & Stoughton 1988

Mysterious, intricate, pulsing with energy. The human body is an endlessly fascinating repository of secrets. The miracle of the skin, the strength and structure of the bones, the dynamic balance of the muscles. your physical being is knit according to a pattern of incredible purpose. In Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, renowned surgeon Dr. Paul Brand and best-selling writer Philip Yancey explore the human body. Join them in a remarkable journey through inner space – a spellbinding world of cells, systems, and chemistry that bears the impress of a still deeper, unseen reality. This Gold medallion Award-winning book uncovers eternal statements that God has made in the very structure of our bodies, presenting captivating insights into the Body of Christ.

Written by: John Blanchard
Published by Evangelical Press 2007
ISBN: 9780852346518

One of the things that distinguishes humankind from every other species on earth is that we have a moral dimension.  A moral law seems to be programmed into our psychological ‘software’ and our awareness of it is triggered by the conscience, a mysterious monitor that pokes its nose into every nook and cranny of our lives.

HE ALSO MADE THE STARS – What the Bible Says About the Stars
Written by: Stuart Burgess
Published by Day One publications 2001

This book teaches clearly and biblically the purpose of the stars and the question of extra-terrestrial life. Dr Burgess explains how the earth has a unique purpose in supporting life and how the stars have a singular purpose in shining light on it. He explains why the universe contains such natural beauty and how the stars reveal God’s character. This book presents many fascinating facts about the universe. There are over 100 billion stars in our Milky Way Galaxy and there are billions of other galaxies in the Universe. The big Universe raises some equally big questions: What is the origin of the stars? Is there life on other planets? This book addresses these and other questions.

Written by: Dr Werner Gitt
Published by Master Books 2006
ISBN: 0890514836

Drawing from a variety of topics – biology, biblical chronology, and the origin of human language – and showing their relation to one another in solving this question, author Werner Gitt reveals that evolution is not only bad science, it also violates Scripture. Written for the layman, but with a scientific slant, this compelling book devastates Darwinian arguments for the origin of our universe and planet.

STARS AND THEIR PURPOSE – Signposts in Space
Written by: Dr Werner Gitt
Published by Christliche Literatur-Verbreitung e V 2000
ISBN: 3893977872

What expectations do you have when you start reading a book with the title “Signposts in Space”? perhaps you think of the “little green men” which Bell and Hewish discovered when they first received signals from pulsars? Or maybe you’re interested in reading something about intelligent life forms, whose existence in the distant galaxies provides the material for much speculation. Rather in this book, we’ll be looking at the effect which star systems have on us human beings. What are the origins of the universe? Is its existence a coincidence or does it have predestined design? Why are there stars in this enormous universe? Who is their creator? What is the star of Bethlehem?

Written by: Dr Werner Gitt
Published by CLV 2001
ISBN: 0872132285

Throughout the centuries, people from diverse cultures, circumstances and points of view have wrestled with the concept of time. In the 5th Century St. Augustine said, “What is time? If no one asks me, I know; but if any person should require me to tell him, I cannot.” Time magazine said as the last century closed, “While scientists have harnessed the power of the atom, cracked the genetic code and probed the very edges of the universe, they still don’t understand time much better than St. Augustine did.” Here the author leads a though-provoking discussion that begins in time, ends in eternity, and focuses continually on the Eternal One who is the source of both.

THE ANSWERS BOOK – 12 most asked questions on Genesis and creation/evolution
Written by: Ken Ham; Andrew Snelling; Carl Wieland
Published by Master Books 1991
ISBN: 0949906158

Here are solid answers to those puzzling questions on creation/evolution and the Bible that are so often avoided or sidestepped — even though they come up all the time! The authors attempt to present detailed answers to what they describe as the twelve most-asked questions on Genesis, creation and evolution. Their answers are based upon a literal interpretation of the Bible and thus a creationist interpretation of Genesis.

DARWIN’S GOD – Evolution and the Problem of Evil
Written by: Cornelius G Hunter
Published by Brazos Press 2001
ISBN: 1587430118

In Darwin’s God, biophysicist Cornelius Hunter argues that the theory of evolution, from its origins with Charles Darwin up to its present-day proponents, is motivated at bottom by theological concerns. Behind the scientific story is the story of Charles Darwin’s grappling with questions about God, reality, and the nature of the universe. Ultimately, Hunter shows how Darwin’s inability to reconcile his understanding of a benevolent God with the cruelty, waste, and quandaries of nature led him to develop the theodicy called evolution. Importantly, the tale Hunter has to tell is not merely historical. He demonstrates how today’s theory of evolution continues to rely on Darwin’s metaphysics.

COMPROMISE – Refuting non-biblical Interpretations of Genesis 1
Written by: Ken Ham, Terry Mortenson & Werner Gitt
Published by 1:1 Answers in Genesis
ISBN: 1600924220

Is there a time gap between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2? Were the days of creation really long ages? Can’t we just add evolution to the Bible? What’s so bad about believing in millions of years? These and other questions are answered in this Pocket Guide to Compromise. Many Christians try to add millions of years to the Bible in order to make it fit with modern geological theories, or to try and look good in the eyes of the world. But Scripture is very clear that God’s Word is the authority, and we must not change it to fit our own ideas. This pocket guide will enable believers to defend biblical creation, and refute the errors being taught in many churches and Bible schools today. For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it. (Exodus 20:11) Learn more! Other pocket guides available covering a variety of subjects.

THE GREAT ARC – The Dramatic Tale of How India was Mapped and Everest was Named
Written by: John Kealy
Published by Harper Colllins Publishers 2001
ISBN: 0006531237

A vivid description of one of the most ambitious scientific projects undertaken in the 19th century, and the men who undertook the measurement of the Himalayas and the mapping of the Indian subcontinent: William Lambton and George Everest. The graphic story of the measurement of a meridian, or longitudinal, arc extending from the tip of the Indian subcontinent to the mountains of the Himalayas. Much the longest such measurement hitherto made, it posed horrendous technical difficulties, made impossible physical demands on the survey parties (jungle, tigers, mountains etc.), and took over 50 years. But the scientific results were commensurate, including the discovery of the world’s highest peaks and a new calculation of the curvature of the earth’s surface. The Indian Mutiny of 1857 triggered a massive construction of roads, railways, telegraph lines and canals throughout India: all depended heavily on the accuracy of the maps which the Great Arc had made possible.

THE DAWKINS LETTERS – Challenging Atheist Myths
Written by: David Robertson
Published by Christian Focus Publications Ltd. 2007
ISBN: 9781845502614

When Richard Dawkins published ‘The God Delusion’, David Robertson wanted there to be an intelligent Christian response. After some ill thought through interventions in the media it was obvious that no one was really going to answer the real issues, so David Robertson wrote an open letter to Richard Dawkins on his church website. This has found its way into Richard Dawkins website, where it generated the largest response of any posting up to that time. Since then it has been the source of continued discussion – being a critical part of the largest discussion since that time as his book was officially reviewed on the website. This ferocity of the responses and the shallowness of the thinking that it exhibited, spurred David to write this book. Christians need to know where Dawkins is weak, and we need to explain things better! It draws upon David’s experience as a debater, letter writer, pastor and author. This is a very honest book. It agrees with Dawkins where appropriate but also does not hesitate to point out where some of his thinking does not hold together – It is written in a gentle spirit of enquiry. If you want ideas and answers to the challenges of ‘The God Delusion’ then Dawkins Letters is the place to find your answers!

Written by: John Whitcomb
Published by Baker Book House 1985
ISBN: 0801095247

First published in 1972, The Early Earth has established itself as one of the most illuminating books defending biblical creationism. Newly revised in 2011, the 176-page paperback is a companion to Whitcomb’s The World That Perished and includes dozens of updates and recent citations that strengthen Whitcomb’s stellar defence of biblical creationism. The book is organized into five sections and includes more than a dozen special illustrations and explanations that will be of interest to both mature and younger readers. They include interesting sidelights on such subjects as whales, the duck-billed platypus, dinosaurs, bacterial flagellum, and more. In addition to an 11-page bibliography reflecting the latest scientific information from books and journal articles, the revised version also includes extensive subject, author, and scripture indices.

Written by: Dr A J Monty White
Published by Evangelical Press 1991
ISBN: 0852341989

There are two irreconcilable views regarding the age of the earth. The evolutionist requires the earth to be around 4,600 million years old, whilst the creationist argues for a young earth of just a few thousand years. What does the Bible say on this fundamental issue and how do we relate this to the scientific evidence? Dr. Monty White, a popular creationist writer and speaker, shows there is no contradiction between the Bible and science, and clearly explains the Biblical arguments and scientific evidence for a young earth.

Written by: Dr A J Monty White
Published by Dunestone Printers Ltd 1978
ISBN: 0906511003

“Dr White’s analysis of the scientific evidence from the fields of cosmology, biochemistry, geochronology, biology, and palaeontology exposes fallacies and weaknesses in evolution theory and demonstrates the superiority of direct special creation as an explanation for the origin of the universe and of the living things it contains.”