Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith
JAMES PETERSON (Roanoke College and McMaster University)
221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153
LYN BERG (American Scientific Affiliation)
PO Box 668, Ipswich, MA 01938-0668
Book Review Editors
PATRICK FRANKLIN (Tyndale Seminary)
608 Weynway Court, Oakville, ON L6L 4G7
ARIE LEEGWATER (Calvin College)
1726 Knollcrest Cir. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
DON MACDONALD (Seattle Pacific University)
Marston Hall 112, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA 98119
ROBIN RYLAARSDAM (Benedictine University)
5700 College Road, BK348, Lisle, IL 60532
CHARLES C. ADAMS, Dordt College
HESSEL BOUMA III, Calvin College
WALTER L. BRADLEY, Baylor University
WARREN S. BROWN, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology
JEANNE BUNDENS, Eastern University
HARRY COOK, The King’s University College, Canada
JANEL M. CURRY, Calvin College
EDWARD B. DAVIS, Messiah College
KARL V. EVANS, Lakewood, CO
LOUISE M. FREEMAN, Mary Baldwin College
OWEN GINGERICH, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
D. GARETH JONES, University of Otago, New Zealand
CALVIN JONGSMA, Dordt College
CHRISTOPHER B. KAISER, Western Theological Seminary
H. NEWTON MALONY, Fuller Theological Seminary
SARA MILES, Eastern University
KEITH B. MILLER, Kansas State University
GEORGE L. MURPHY, Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH
JACK C. SWEARENGEN, Santa Rosa, CA
WALTER R. THORSON, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
DAVIS A. YOUNG, Calvin College
ESTHER MARTIN, Manuscript Editor
The pages of Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith (PSCF) are open to original, unpublished contributions that interact with science and Christian faith in a manner consistent with scientific and theological integrity. Published papers do not reflect any official position of the American Scientific Affiliation.
1. Submit all manuscripts to: James C. Peterson, Editor, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions are typically acknowledged within 10 days of their receipt.
2. Authors must submit an electronic copy of the manuscript formatted in Word as an email attachment. Typically 2–3 anonymous reviewers critique each manuscript submitted for publication.
3. Use endnotes for all references. Each note must have a unique number. Follow The Chicago Style Manual (16th ed., sections 14.1 to 14.317).
4. While figures and diagrams may be embedded within the Word text file of the manuscript, authors are required to also send them as individual electronic files (JPEG or TIFF format). Figure captions should be provided as a list at the end of the manuscript text. Authors are encouraged also to submit a sample of graphic art that can be used to illustrate their manuscript.
ARTICLES are major treatments of a particular subject relating science to a Christian position. Such papers should be at least 2,000 words but not more than 6,000 words in length, excluding endnotes. An abstract of 50–150 words is required. Publication for such papers normally takes 9–12 months from the time of acceptance.
COMMUNICATIONS are brief treatments of a wide range of subjects of interest to PSCF readers. Communications must not be longer than 2700 words, excluding endnotes. Communications are normally published 6–9 months from the time of acceptance.
NEWS & VIEWS are short commentaries on current scientific discoveries or events, or opinion pieces on science and faith issues. Lengths range from 200 to 1,500 words. Submissions are typically published 3–6 months from the time of acceptance.
BOOK REVIEWS serve both to alert readers to new books that appear significant and to engage these books in critical interaction. When a subject area editor selects a book for review, the book is then offered to a scholar with the best match in expertise. ASA/CSCA members who would like to be considered as potential reviewers are welcome to express interest to the book review coordinator for inclusion in the reviewer database. Publishers may also contact the coordinator if they are not sure which subject area reviewer would best consider a particular book.
Patrick Franklin (email@example.com): book review coordinator; subject areas: ethics, philosophy, and theology.·
Arie Leegwater (firstname.lastname@example.org): cosmology, engineering, history of science, mathematics, non-bio technologies, and physical sciences.
Don MacDonald (email@example.com): anthropology, psychology, and sociology.
The viewpoints expressed in the books reviewed, and in the reviews themselves, are those of the authors and reviewers respectively, and do not reflect an official position of the ASA.
LETTERS to the Editor concerning PSCF content may be published unless marked not for publication. Letters submitted for publication must not be longer than 700 words and will be subject to editorial review. Letters are to be submitted as electronic copies. Letters accepted for publication will be published within 6 months.
ADVERTISING is accepted in PSCF, subject to editorial approval. Please address inquiries for rates or further information to the Managing Editor. The ASA cannot take responsibility for any orders placed with advertisers in PSCF.
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