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God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science (London: Icon Books, 2009).

Published as Gods filosofen: hoe in de Middeleeuwen de basis werd gelegd voor de moderne wetenschap (Amsterdam: Nieuw Amsterdam, 2010) in the Netherlands; Die vergessenen Erfinder: Wie im Mittelalter die moderne Wissenschaft entstand (Augsburg: Sankt Ulrich Verlag, 2011) in Germany; The Genesis of Science: How the Christian Middle Ages Launched the Scientific Revolution (New York: Regnery Publishing, 2011) in the United States.

Turkish and Brazilian editions forthcoming.

Book Chapters

"Explaining the world: communicating science through the ages" in Successful Science Communication: Telling It Like It Is, David J. Bennett and Richard C. Jennings (eds.) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming)

"A Historical Introduction to the Myth that Jesus Never Existed" in Shattering the Christ Myth: Did Jesus Not Exist, J. P. Holding (ed.) (Xulon Press, 2008)

Academic Articles

"The library of Reuben Shirwoode (c1542-1599)" in Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, XIII:2 (2005)

Press Articles etc

"Is Jesus Christ a Myth? - Parts One, Two, Three and Four" Patheos, 20 - 26 December 2010

"In defence of God's Philosophers" New Humanist, web exclusive 2010

"Cosmos: Did the Earth Move for Galileo?" Standpoint, October 2010

"Debating a Young Earth Creationist" Patheos, 4 June 2010

"Science versus Christianity?" Patheos, 18 May 2010

"Lost Pioneers of Science" History Today, January 2010

"Did Al Farabi really invent sociology?" The Spectator, 31 October 2009

"How Catholics Must Fight Back" Guardian Unlimited, 22 October 2009

"On Regaining my Hearing with an Implant" Mail on Sunday, 13 September 2009

"Science and Religion: A History of Conflict?" Guardian Unlimited, 14 June 2009

Book Reviews

"The Abacus and the Cross by Nancy Marie Brown" New Scientist 28 December 2010

"The Many Faces of God: Science’s 400-Year Quest for Images of the Divine by Jeremy Campbell"  Science and Christian Belief 20:2 (2009)

"The Church and Galileo by Ernan McMullim (ed.)" British Journal for the History of Science 40:2 (2007)

"Domingo do Soto and the Early Galileo by William Wallace" British Journal for the History of Science 40:1 (2007)

"The Scientific Revolution and the Foundations of Modern Science by William Applebaum" Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 58:2 (2006)

"Science and Religion: 400BC–AD1550 by Edward Grant and Science and Religion: 1450 - 1900 by Richard Olson" Viewpoint 80 (2006)

"When Science and Christianity Meet by David Lindberg & Ronald Numbers (eds.)" Science and Christian Belief 17:2 (2005)

Thesis and Dissertation

"Teaching Natural Philosophy and Mathematics at Oxford and Cambridge 1500 – 1570" PhD Thesis, University of Cambridge (2008)

"Research on medieval and early modern universities" Department of History and Philosophy of Science Research Guide, University of Cambridge (2004)

"Cecco D’Ascoli and Church Discipline of Natural Philosophers in the Middle Ages" MA Dissertation, Birkbeck College, University of London (2003)


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