Journal of the ACMS


Cumulative Topic Index

Pre-2004 dates refer to articles printed originally in conference proceedings and subsequently selected for the inaugural 2004 issue of the Journal of the ACMS. Key: (BR) - book review; (EM) - educational materials; no key - article.

Genesis of the ACMS

Robert Brabenec, The Historical Shaping of the Foundations of Mathematics, 1977.

Philosophical topics


Arthur Holmes, Wanted: Christian Perspectives in the Philosophy of Mathematics, 1977.

Jonathan Zderad, Defining Excellence in Mathematics, 2006.

Calvin Jongsma, Mathematics: Always Important, Never Enough. A Christian Perspective on Mathematics and Mathematics Education, October 2006.

James Bradley, An Augustinian Perspective on the Philosophy of Mathematics, November 2007.

Classical issues in the philosophy of mathematics

Terrence Perciante, Recent Problems in the Foundations of Mathematics, 1977.

Michael Detlefsen, Proof and Intuition, 1987.

John Byl, D.F.M. Strauss, Paradigms in Mathematics, Physics and Biology: Their Philosophical Roots, Tekskor Bk, Danhof, South Africa, (2001, revised 2004), 177pp., January 2005 (BR)

Russell W. Howell, John Byl, The Divine Challenge: on Matter, Mind, Math and Meaning, Banner of Truth Trust, 2004, 298pp., July 2005 (BR)

Russell W. Howell, Does Mathematical Beauty Pose Problems for Naturalism?, August 2006.

Russell W. Howell, Constrained Flexibility — A Review of Alberto Mart´ınez’s Negative Math: How the Rules of Algebra can be Positively Bent, August 2009 (BR)

Josh Wilkerson, Beyond Practicality: George Berkeley and the Need for Philosophical Integration in Mathematics, 2013


Paul Zwier, A Comparative Study of Christian Mathematical Realism and its Humanistic Alternatives, 1983.

Paul Zwier, Augustine's Mathematical Realism, 1989.

John Byl, Theism and Mathematical Realism, 2001.

Jonathan Zderad, Creationism - A Viable Philosophy of Mathematics, 2003.


Michael Veatch, Mathematics and Values: Can Philosophy Guide Projects?, 1997.


Kim P. Kihlstrom, Asserting CS != Can't Socialize: Building Community in a Computer Science Program, April 2006.


Saburo Matsumoto, Call for a Non-Euclidean, Post-Cantorian Theology, August 2006.

Computer Science

Derek C. Schuurman, Forming a Christian View of Computer Technology, December 2007.

Thomas vanDrunen, A Christian Analysis of Gabriel's "Mob Software", 2010.

Wayne Iba, What if Reality is Simulated and Simulations are Real?, 2012.

Victor Norman, How Will You Practice Virtue Without Skill?: Preparing Students to be Virtuous Computer Programmers, 2015.

Lindell Ormsbee, Use of an Artificial Neural Network as a Model for Human Behavior: A Proposed Framework for Investigation of the Question of Free Will , 2013

Contextual issues

Vernon Poythress, Science as Allegory, 1981.

Vernon Poythress, Mathematics as Rhyme, 1981.

Ron Benbow, Mathematical and Theological Beliefs: A Cognitive Science Perspective, 1995.

Johan deKlerk, Motivating Students in their Study of Mathematics, 2007

Mathematics and the physical world

William Dembski, Why Natural Selection Can't Design Anything, 2001.


Paul Zwier, Making Curriculum Decisions and the Nature of Mathematics, 1979.

Johan deKlerk, Mathematics from the Viewpoint of Science in Context, 1995.

Johan deKlerk, Can Mathematics be Taught in a Christian Way?, 1999.

Johan deKlerk, A Christian Perspective on Mathematics - History of Mathematics and Study Guides, 2003.

Jeffrey Barrett and Dave Klanderman, A Christian Constructivist? The Impact of Worldview on Learning Theories and the Mathematics Education Research Community, 2006.

Maria Zack, Teaching the History of Mathematics Using Architecture and Art, August 2006 (EM).

Greg Crow and Maria Zack, Helping Students to Think about Vocation and the “Ordinary Christian”, January 2009 (EM).

Probability and Statistics

Lloyd Montzingo, Random Variables and a Sovereign God, 1981.

James Bradley, Two Ways of Knowing, August 2004 (EM).

Andrew M. Hartley, The Philosophy of the Law Idea and the Role of the Prescientific in Statistical Inference, December 2004.

Troy D. Riggs, Review of Andrew M. Hartley’s Christian and Humanist Foundations for Statistical Inference: Religious Control of Statistical Paradigms, August 2009 (BR).


David Stucki, The Deconstruction of Mathematics, 1999.

Relationship to literature and the arts

Thomas Banchoff, The Fourth Dimension and the Theology of Edwin Abbott Abbott, 1989.

Richard Stout, Mathematics at Chartres Cathedral, 1997.

David Neuhouser, Lewis Carroll: Author, Mathematician, and Christian, 1999.

David Neuhouser, Mathematics, Science, and George MacDonald, 2003.

Scott Taylor, Mathematics and the Love of God: An Introduction to the Thought of Simone Weil, 2003.

Kim Regnier Jongerius, Rules and Insights: Connecting the Mathematical and Linguistic Abilities of C.S. Lewis, August 2009.


Joseph Dauben, Georg Cantor and the Battle for Transfinite Set Theory, 1993.

Paul Zwier, Review of Naming Infinity: A True Story of Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity, 2010 (BR)

Relationship to worship

David Stucki, Mathematics as Worship, 2001.

Relationship to truth

Dale L. McIntyre, Reflections Upon the Relationship Between Mathematical and Biblical Truth, 2005.


Longy O. Anyanwu, Object Information Repository in a Christian Theory of Technology, 2006.


Tim Rogalsky, Blaise Pascal-Mathematician, Mystic, Disciple, June 2006 (EM).

Dale L. McIntyre, The God-Fearing Life of Leonhard Euler, June 2006 (EM).

James Bradley, Daniel J. Cohen, Equations from God – Pure Mathematics and Victorian Faith, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007, 181 pp., August 2007.

Calvin Jongsma, Religion and Science at the Turn of the Century, November 2007 (BR).

Dale L. McIntyre, The Heavens and the Scriptures in the Eyes of Johannes Kepler, January 2009.

Donna Pierce, Mathematics, Faith and Politics during the Italian Risorgimento: A Three Part Series Describing Mathematicians' Responses to Societal Changes in 19th Century Italy, September 2015.

Karl-Dieter Crisman, Review of The Riemann Hypothesis and Prime Obsession, July 2009 (BR).