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Professor Christopher Southgate

Publications

Books

with Poole M, Murray PD, Wilkinson D, Brooke JH, Osborn L, Robinson AJR, Negus MR, Watts F, Dumbreck G, God, Humanity and the Cosmos: a textbook in science and religion, London and New York, T&T Clark/Continuum, 2011.

with Horrell DG, Hunt C, Greening Paul: Rereading the Apostle in an Age of Ecological Crisis, Waco, Texas, Baylor University Press, 2010.

Ecological Hermeneutics, London and New York, Continuum, 2010.

The Groaning of Creation: God, evolution and the problem of evil, Louisville, KY., 2008.

God, Humanity and the Cosmos: revised and expanded as a companion to the science-religion debate., T & T Clark International, 2005.

a love and its sounding' explorations of T.S. Eliot, Salzburg, Salzburg University Press, 1997.

Articles

Environmental/Ethics and Science/Religion: : Converging Streams in Barbour's Work, Theology and Science, vol. 15:1, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017, 63-72

Science and Religion in the UK - A Personal View on the Contemporary Scene, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, vol. 51, no. 2, Wiley, 2016

God's Creation Wild and Violent, and Our Care for Other Animals, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, vol. 67, American Scientific Affiliation, 2015, 245-253

with Lehman N, Bernhard T, Larson BC, Robinson AJN, Empirical demonstration of environmental sensing in catalytic RNA: evolution of interpretive behavior at the origins of life, BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, vol. 14, 2014

Divine Glory in a Darwinian World, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, vol. 49, no. 4, Wiley, 2014, 784-807

Re-reading Genesis, John and Job: a Christian's response to Darwinism, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, no. 2, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011, 365-390

with Robinson AJN, Broken Symbols? Response to F. LeRon Shults, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, no. 3, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 733-738

with Robinson AJN, God and the World of Signs: Introduction to Part 2, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, no. 3, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 685-688

with Robinson AJN, Semiotics as a Metaphysical Framework for Christian Theology, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, no. 3, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 689-712

with Robinson AJN, Introduction: Towards a Metaphysic of Meaning, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, no. 2, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 339-344

with Robinson AJN, Interpretation and the Origin of Life, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, no. 2, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 345-360

with Robinson AJN, Deacon T, Discussion of the Conceptual Basis of Biosemiotics, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, no. 2, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 409-418

with Lui LT, Yang ZR, Robinson AJN, Interpretation and the Origin of Life, Biological Theory, no. 2, 2010

with Robinson AJ, A General Interpretation of Interpretation and its Application to Origin of Life Research, Biology and Philosophy, vol. 25, no. 2, Springer, 2010, 163-181

with Robinson AJ, Incarnation and Semiotics: A Theological and Anthropological Hypothesis - Part 1: Incarnation and Peirce's Taxonomy of Signs, Theology and Science, no. 3, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, 2010, 265-282

with Robinson AJ, Incarnation and Semiotics: A Theological and Anthropological Hypothesis - Part 2: Semiotics, Anthropology and Religious Transformation, Theology and Science, no. 3, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, 2010, 283-302

Can God act in the world science describes?, Dialogue, vol. 31, 2008, 32-36

with Horrell DG, Hunt C, Appeals to the Bible in Ecotheology and Environmental Ethics: A Typology of Hermeneutical Stances, Studies in Christian Ethics, vol. 21, no. 2, Sage, 2008, 219-238

with Horrell DG, Hunt C, Appeals to the Bible in Ecotheology and Environmental Ethics: A Typology of Hermeneutical Stances, Studies in Christian Ethics, vol. 21, 2008, 219-238

with Hunt C, Horrell DG, An environmental mantra? Ecological interest in Romans 8.19-23 and a modest proposal for its narrative interpretation, Journal of Theological Studies, vol. 59, 2008, 546-579

Review of Is God a Delusion? by Graham Hellier, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 49, Science and Religion Forum, 2007, 51-52

God and evolutionary evil: theodicy in the light of Darwinism, Zygon, vol. 37, no. 4, 2002, 803-824

with NOTARIANNI LJ, OLDHAM HG, BENNETT PN, SOUTHGATE CCB, PARFITT RT, EPOXIDES FROM PARACETAMOL - A POSSIBLE EXPLANATION FOR PARACETAMOL TOXICITY, ADVANCES IN EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, vol. 136, 1982, 1077-1083

with WOLFENDEN R, ANDERSSON L, CULLIS PM, SOUTHGATE CCB, AFFINITIES OF AMINO-ACID SIDE-CHAINS FOR SOLVENT WATER, BIOCHEMISTRY, vol. 20, no. 4, 1981, 849-855

with WOLFENDEN R, ANDERSSON L, CULLIS P, SOUTHGATE CCB, TRANSITION-STATE ANALOG BINDING AND ENZYME CATALYSIS IN A WATERY ENVIRONMENT, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, no. SEP, 1979, 88-88

CORRECTION, BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, vol. 177, no. 3, 1979, U769-U769

with SOUTHGATE CCB, DIXON HBF, PHOSPHONATE ANALOGS OF AMINOACYL ADENYLATES, BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, vol. 175, no. 2, 1978, 461-465

with Robinson AJ, Biology, Theology and the Semiotic Paradigm, Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science

with Hunt C, Horrell DG, Ascesis and Assisted Migration: Responses to the Effects of Climate Change on Animal Species, European Journal of Science and Theology, vol. 4, 99-111

Chapters

9783319267678, in Evers, Dirk, Fuller, Michael, Runehov, Anne (eds) Issues in Science and Theology: Do Emotions Shape the World?, Switzerland: Springer, 2016, 73-86

Cosmic Evolution and Evil, in Moser P, Meister C (eds) The Cambridge Companion to the Problem of Evil, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016

Depth, Sign and Destiny, in Gregersen NH (eds) Incarnation: on the scope and depth of Christology, Minneapolis, Mn.: Fortress, 2015, 203-223

Foreword to 'Confronting the Predicament of Belief', in Walters JM (eds) Confronting the Predicament of Belief, Edmond, Ok: CrowdScribed, 2014, xi-xiv

Does God's Care Make Any Difference? Theological Reflection on the Suffering of God's Creaturesa, in Conradie EM, Bergmann S, Deane-Drummond C, Edwards D (eds) Christian Faith and the Earth: Current Paths and Emerging Horizons in Ecotheology, London: T&T Clark, 2014, 97-114

Ecology and Natural Theology, in Manning R, Watts F (eds) Oxford Companion to Natural Theology, Oxford University Press, 2013, 459-474

with Robinson AJN, Semiotics, evolution and theology: a new theology of nature, in Darwinism and natural theology: evolving perspectives, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012

Looking East at Sunset: Inspiration in Art, Science and Religion, in Inspriation in Science and Religion, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012, 43-52

with Eaton H, Science and Theology Discourse, in Creation and Salvation Vol. 2 A Companion on Recent Theological Movements, Zurich and Munster: LIT Verlag, 2012, 173-214

The new atheism, in Southgate C (eds) God, Humanity and the Cosmos, T&T Clark Int'l, 2011, 315-328

A look to the future, in Southgate C (eds) God, Humanity and the Cosmos, T&T Clark Int'l, 2011, 441-448

with Robinson AJR, Negus MR, Theology and Evolutionary Biology, in Southgate C (eds) God, Humanity and the Cosmos, T&T Clark Int'l, 2011, 162-202

Some Resources for Christian Theology in an Ecological Age, in Southgate C (eds) God, Humanity and the Cosmos, T&T Clark Int'l, 2011, 225-253

with Negus MR, Soem resources for theological thinking on God and the world from outside the Christian tradition, in Southgate C (eds) God, Humanity and the Cosmos, T&T Clark Int'l, 2011, 255-272

A test case: divine action, in Southgate C (eds) God, Humanity and the Cosmos, T&T Clark Int'l, 2011, 274-311

with Poole M, Introduction, in Southgate CCB (eds) God, Humanity and the Cosmos, T&T Clark Int'l, 2011, 3-42

Religion, Science and Naturalism: Introductory Essay, in A Companion to the ISSR Library of Science and Religion, Cambridge: International Society for Science and Religion, 2011, 53-54

The Work of Love: Introductory Essay, in Dass P (eds) A Companion to the ISSR Library of Science and Religion147, Cambridge: International Society for Science and Religion, 2011, 147-148

Parasites and Pangloss: Robin Attfield on evolutionary theodicy and environmental ethics, in Humphreys R, Vlacos S (eds) Creation, Environment and Ethics, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011, 61-74

with Robinson AJ, Intelligent Design and the Origin of Life, in Quenby J, Macdonal Smith J (eds) Intelligent Faith, O Books, 2009

The new days of Noah? assisted migration as an ethical imperative in an era of climate change, in Deane-Drummond C, Clough D (eds) Creaturely Theology: On God, Humans and Other Animals, London: SCM Press, 2009, 249-265

Kenosis - divine and human - as a resource in ecological theology, in Drees WB, Meisinger H, Smedes TL (eds) Creation's Diversity: Voices from Theology and Science, London and New York: T&T Clark/Continuum, 2008, 58-77

Protological and Eschatological Vegetarianism, in Muers R, Grumett D (eds) Eating and Believing: Interdisciplinary Approaches on Vegetarianism and Theology, London and New York: T&T Clark/Continuum, 2008, 247-265

Creation as 'very good' and 'groaning in travail': an exploration in evolutionary theodicy, in Bennett G, Hewlett MJ, Peters T, Russell RJ (eds) The Evolution of Evil, Gottingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2008, 53-85

with A Robinson, Varieties of Theodicy: An Exploration of Responses to the Problem of Evil based on a Typology of Good-Harm Analyses, in Murphy N, Russell RJ, Stoeger W (eds) Physics and Cosmology: Scientific Perspectives on the Problem of Evil in Nature, Vatican City; Berkeley, Ca.: Vatican Observatory; Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, 2007

Stewardship and its Competitors: a spectrum of relationships between human and non-human creation., in Berry RJ (eds) Environmental Stewardship: critical perspectives past and present, T & T Clark International, 2006, 185-195

From the bison at Niaux to the Kyoto Protocol: a journey in human nature, in Shults FL (eds) The Evolution of Rationality: Festschrift in honour of J. Wentzel van Huyssteen, Grand Rapids and Cambridge: Eerdmans, 2006, 183-196

Environmental Ethics and the Science-Religion Debate: A British Perspective on Barbour, in Russell R (eds) 40 Years in Science and Religion: Ian Barbour and his Legacy, Ashgate, 2004, 239-248

reconsidering phlebas: faith in the life and work of TS Eliot, in Gearon L (eds) English literature, theology and the curriculum, London: Cassell, 1999, 221-228

Reviews

Review of K Treston, Emergence for Life Not Fall from Grace: Making Sense of the Jesus Story in the Light of Evolution, and I Delio, The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution, and the Power of Love., Modern Believing, vol. 57 (4), 2016, 426-429

Review of Fully Alive by Jason Fout, Modern theology, vol. 32, 2016, 464-466

Religion and Ecology in the Public Sphere edited by Celia Deane-Drummond and Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, Ecclesiology, vol. 11, no. 3, Brill, 2015, 395-397

Review of Whitney Bauman,Theology, Creation and Environmental Ethics, Studies in Christian Ethics, 2011

Theodicy and Eschatology in Csomology - from Alpha to Omega, Theology and Science, vol. 9, no. 2, 2011, 253-255

Review of Ritualizing Nature by H. Paul Santmire, Worldviews, vol. 14, Brill, 2010, 290-293

Review of Ecologies of Grace by Willis Jenkins, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 53, Science and Religion Forum, 2009, 42-44

Review of Dimensions of Evil by Terry Cooper, Expository Times, vol. 120, no. 6, Sage, 2009, 305-306

Short Reviews by the Editor, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 51, Science and Religion Forum, 2008, 36-41

Review of Creation, Evolution and Meaning by Robin Attfield, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 51, Science and Religion Forum, 2008, 33-35

Review of Teaching about Origins ed. Leslie Jones and Michael Reiss, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 52, Science and Religion Forum, 2008, 47-50

Review of Selfish Genes and Christian Ethics by Neil Messer, Studies in Christian Ethics, vol. 21, no. 1, Sage, 2008, 142-145

Review of Original Selfishness by Daryn Domning and Monika Hellwig, Conversations in Religion and Theology, vol. 5, no. 2, 2007, 173-185

Review of Cosmology, Evolution and Resurrection Hope by R.J. Russell, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 49, Science and Religion Forum, 2007, 48-51

Review of All That Is by Arthur Peacocke, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 50, Science and Religion Forum, 2007, 25-30

Review of Environmental Hermeneutics ed Forrest Clingerman et al., Journal for the Study of Nature, Religion and Culture

Review of Christology and Science by LeRon Shults, Scottish Journal of Theology, 500-502

Review of The predicament of belief by Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp, Religious Studies: an international journal for the philosophy of religion and theology, Cambridge University Press, 1-6

Review of Christopher Knight, The God of Nature, Science and Christian Belief, vol. 23, no. 2, 182-183

Conferences

with Lui LT, Yang ZR, Lehman N, Larsen B, Robinson AJN, Environment-specific state changes in simple proto-biotic systems: investigation of the role of 'interpretive' responsiveness in the origin of life, American Association for the Advancement of Science, San Diego

Editorial comments

Editorial, Reviews in Science and Religion, no. 57, Science and Religion Forum, 2011, 4-8

Editorial, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 56, Science and Religion Forum, 2010, 4-5

Editorial, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 54, Science and Religion Forum, 2010, 3-4

Editorial, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 53, Science and Religion Forum, 2009, 3-3

Editorial, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 51, Science and Religion Forum, 2008, 3-5

Editorial, Report on 2008 Conference, Obituary of Sir John Templeton, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 52, Science and Religion Forum, 2008, 3-12

Editorial, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 50, Science and Religion Forum, 2007

Editorial, Reviews in Science and Religion, vol. 49, Science and Religion Forum, 2007, 2-3

Others

Review of Elizabeth A Johnson: Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love, Science and Christian Belief, vol. 27, no. 1, Paternoster Periodicals, 2015, 114-116