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This is a list of notable individuals who
have focused on studying the intersection of religion and science.==A==
Gordon W. Allport: author of The Individual and his Religion (1951).
Ian Barbour: author of Issues in Science and Religion (1966).
Arnold O. Benz: astrophysicist at ETH Zurich, author of The Future of the Universe (2002)
and Astrophysics and Creation (2017) Mani Lal Bhaumik: author of Code Name God
(2005). Nader El-Bizri: author of The Phenomenological
Quest between Avicenna and Heidegger, general editor of the series Epistles of the Brethren
of Purity (tenth century encyclopaedia of science, philosophy and religion), co-Editor
of Islamic Philosophy and Occidental Phenomenology in Dialogue, and editor of the “Islam Division”
of Encyclopaedia of Sciences and Religions. Herman Branover
John Hedley Brooke: Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University
of Oxford (1999–2006) Ralph Wendell Burhoe: an important twentieth
century pioneer interpreter of the importance of religion for a scientific and technological
world. E. A. Burtt: author of The Metaphysical Foundations
of Modern Physical Science (1925).==C==
Fritjof Capra: author of The Tao of Physics (1975).
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: author of Science and Christ (1965, English Translation).
Francis S. Collins: director of the Human Genome Project, author of The Language of
God (2006). C. A. Coulson: author of Science and Christian
Belief (1955). Alistair Cameron Crombie: author of Augustine
to Galileo: The History of Science A.D. 400 – 1650.==D==
Richard Dawkins has written about the relationship between science and religion for a popular
audience with books such as A Devil’s Chaplain. Dawkins has also engaged in public debates
on the topic. Cyril Domb
Pierre Duhem: well known for his works on the philosophy and history of science, especially
in the Middle Ages.==E==
Arthur Eddington: author of The Nature of the Physical World (1928) and Why I Believe
in God: Science and Religion, as a Scientist Sees It (1930).==F==
John Freely: author of Aladdin’s Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic
World and Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe.==G==
Stephen Jay Gould introduced the concept of non-overlapping magisteria, arguing that religion
and science attempt to describe different domains of knowledge.
Edward Grant: author of The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages (1996),
God and Reason in the Middle Ages (2001), and Science and Religion, 400 B.C. to A.D.
1550: From Aristotle to Copernicus (2004) Velvl Greene
Nidhal Guessoum: author of Islam’s Quantum Question: Reconciling Muslim Tradition and
Modern Science (2010)==H==
John Habgood: author of Religion and Science (1964).
Charles Hartshorne: author of Philosophers Speak of God (1953).
Waldemar Haffkine John F. Haught: author of Science and Religion—From
Conflict to Conversation (1995). Philip Hefner: author of The Human Factor:
Evolution, Culture, and Religion (1993) and coined an influential phrase when he defined
human beings as created co-creators. He was a longtime editor of Zygon: Journal of Religion
and Science. John L. Heilbron: author of The Sun in the
Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories (1999).
Karl Heim: author involving in the religion and science dialogue, his thought on quantum
mechanics has been seen as the precursor to much of the current studies on divine action.
Michał Heller: author of Creative tension essays on science and religion: Essays on
Science and Religion (2003). Mary B. Hesse: author of Science and The Human
Imagination: Aspects of the History of Logic of Physical Science (1954).
Martinez Hewlett: author of the chapter on “Molecular Biology and Religion” (pp. 172–186)
in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006)
Reijer Hooykaas: author of Religion and the Rise of Modern Science (1972)==J==
Stanley Jaki: leading contributor to the philosophy of science and the history of science, and
in particular their relationship to Christianity. Malcolm Jeeves: Formerly President of the
Royal Society of Edinburgh, founder of the St Andrews Psychology Department, and author
of, most recently, with Warren S. Brown “Neuroscience, Psychology, and Religion: Illusions, Delusions,
and Realities about Human Nature” (2009) and “From Cells to Souls-and Beyond” (2003)==K==
Donald E. Knuth: author of Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About (2001)==L==
John Lennox has written several books on the relationship between science and religion
and has also debated Richard Dawkins on the topic.
Leo Levi David C. Lindberg: co-editors of two anthologies
on the relationship between religion and science.==M==
Henry Margenau: co-author of Cosmos, Bios, Theos Scientists Reflect on Science, God,
and the Origins of the Universe, Life, and Homo sapiens (1992)
Alister McGrath: Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University
of Oxford (2014–) Robert K. Merton: sociologist proposing the
Merton Thesis E. A. Milne: author of Modern Cosmology and
the Christian Idea of God (1952). Nancey Murphy co-author with George Ellis
of On the Moral Nature of the Universe: Theology, Cosmology, and Ethics==N==
Seyyed Hossein Nasr: author of the chapter on Islam and science (pp. 71–86) in The
Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006) Ronald L. Numbers: co-editors of two anthologies
on the relationship between religion and science.==O==
Thomas Jay Oord: author of Defining Love (2010).==P==
Arthur Peacocke: author of Creation and the World of Science (1979).
Robert T. Pennock: author of Tower of Babel a strong defense of Darwinian evolution and
the chapter on “The Pre-modern Sins of Intelligent Design” (pp. 732–748) in The Oxford Handbook
of Religion and Science (2006) John Polkinghorne: author of Science and Theology
(1998) and Faith, Science and Understanding (2000).
William G. Pollard: author of a significant amount of material in the areas of science
and religion such as Physicist and Christian: A dialogue between the communities (1961)
William B. Provine: author of the chapter on “Evolution, Religion, and Science” (pp.
652–666) in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006)==R==
Alvin Radkowsky Ian Ramsey: author of Religious Language (1957).==S==
Norbert M. Samuelson: author of the chapter on Judaism and Science (pp. 41–56) in The
Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006) Nicholas Saunders: author of Divine Action
and Modern Science (2002). Harold K. Schilling: author of Science and
Religion (1962). Gerald Schroeder==T==
Thomas F. Torrance: author of Space, Time and Incarnation, Space Time and Resurrection,
and Theological Science literary executor for the philosopher and scientist Michael
Polanyi, and winner of 1978 Templeton Prize.==W==
B. Alan Wallace: author of the chapter on Buddhism and Science (pp. 24–40) in The
Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006)==See also==
Relationship between religion and science List of Christians in science and technology
List of participants in the dialogue of religion and science