Pete Jordan

Research Interests

  • History of Christian thought

  • Providence

  • Naturalism

  • History of science and religion

  • Early modern history


  • Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR)

  • Member of the Steering Committee of the Science, Technology, and Religion Unit at the American Academy of Religion

  • Member of the Science and Religion Forum



  • “Legitimacy and the Field of Science and Religion.” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, forthcoming.

  • “Penultimate Curiosity in the Pre-Modern Era.” Science and Christian Belief 30 (2018): 147-58.

  • “John Spencer and the Limits of Natural Causation in Early Modern England.” In Are There Limits to Science? edited by G. F. Straine, 121-30. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.

  • “Meaning in Nature.” Cosmologics: A Magazine of Science, Religion, and Culture Fall 2017.
  • “Science and the Reformation: Historiographical Soundings.” Science and Christian Belief 29 (2017): 142-60.
  • “Minimalist Engagement: Rowan Williams on Christianity and Science.” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 51 (2016): 387-404.