Edward B. Davis is Distinguished Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College ( Grantham, PA). Though mainly known for his work on Robert Boyle and the scientific revolution in Europe, he has also written about religion and science in the United States. His essay on modern Jonah stories has been featured on two radio programs produced by the British Broadcasting Company. In the May-June (2005) issue of American Scientist, he alanyzed religious pamphlets written by leading scientists from the Scopes era. With support from the National Science Foundation and the John Templeton Foundation, he is currently writing a book about the religious beliefs of American scientists from the early twentieth century.