Ron Cole-Turner


Ron Cole-Turner is a professor of theology, an avid traveler, and actively working to bring the historic Christian faith into the modern world by engaging in dialogue with science and technology.

He is probably best known as the author of the words of the baptism hymn, "Child of Blessing," which has been printed approximately 10 million times in hymnals around the world.

On the science and theology front, he blogs regularly at And in November, his 6-session adult education guide on "Faith and Science" is available through the Faith Seeking Understanding series.

Ron teaches at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. His courses range from the "Doctrine of the Trinity" to "Christianity and Evolution" to "Popular Christian Literature."

He also serves as vice president of the International Society for Science and Religion, based in Cambridge, England.

Where to find Ron Cole-Turner online


The End of Adam and Eve: Theology and the Science of Human Origins
Price: Free! Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Anthropology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
The End of Adam and Eve grows out of the conviction that good theology takes the latest science seriously. The most recent findings, like interbreeding with Neandertals and the re-dating of the first tools and cave art, are brought together here in a strongly Christian theological vision of humanity created through evolution for unity and completion in Jesus Christ, who makes us one new humanity.
What I Discovered on Cayo Costa
Price: Free! Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What's it like to camp on the beach on Florida's most beautiful barrier island? Cayo Costa State Park lies just off shore, west of Fort Myers, Florida. Here is a personal account, full of descriptions of nature and of the inward journey of walking the length of Cayo Costa and experiencing its intensely personal effect. Other guides give facts. What I Discovered on Cayo Costa puts you there.
Prayer in the Trinity
Price: Free! Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / Systematic
A Christian view of prayer is founded on a unique insight. God is already communicating and inviting us to participate. Christ is already praying for us and the Holy Spirit is already bringing our prayers to expression. Our prayers are a response, hearing what God is saying and daring to speak from our hearts. Prayer in the Trinity is an invitation to participate in the conversation of prayer.