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George Annas

George Annas - Bioethicist and human rights advocate

Francisco Ayala

Francisco Ayala - Biologist, past member of the U.S. President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology

Anindita N. Balslev

Anindita N. Balslev - Philosopher, author of Cultural Otherness

Ian G Barbour

Ian G Barbour - Physicist, pioneer in the field of science and religion, and Templeton prize winner.

John D Barrow

John D Barrow - Astrophysicist, author of The Anthropic Cosmological Principle

Michael J. Behe

Michael J. Behe - Biologist, advocate of Intelligent Design Theory, author of Darwin's Black Box

Charles Birch

Charles Birch - Ecologist and Templeton Prize winner.

John Hedley Brooke

John Hedley Brooke - Historian, former Andreas Idreos Professor of Science & Religion at Oxford University

Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Jocelyn Bell Burnell - Astronomer involved in the discovery of Pulsars

David M. Byers

David M. Byers - Executive Director of the Bishops Committee on Science and Human Values

Philip Clayton

Philip Clayton - Philosopher, author of God and Contemporary Physicst

Ronald Cole-Turner

Ronald Cole-Turner - Theologian and author of The End of Adam and Eve: Theology and The Science of Human Origins

Francis Collins

Francis Collins - Physician-Geneticist, director of the National Institutes of Health 

George V. Coyne, S.J.

George V. Coyne, S.J. - Astronomer, former director of the Vatican Observatory

Antonio R. Damasio

Antonio R. Damasio - Neuroscientist, author of Descartes' Error

Paul Davies

Paul Davies - Physicist, Templeton Prize winner, and author of The Mind of God

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins - Zoologist, author of The Selfish Gene

William A. Dembski

William A. Dembski - Philosopher, senior fellow at the Discovery Institute, and author of The Design Inference

Willem Drees

Willem Drees - Philosopher, author of Religion, Science, and Naturalism

Irven DeVore

Irven DeVore - Pioneering primatologist

Niles Eldredge

Niles Eldredge - Evolutionary biologist, co-developer of 'punctuated equilibrium' theory

George FR Ellis

George FR Ellis - Mathematician-physicist, author of The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time with Steven Hawking

Sandra Faber

Sandra Faber - Astronomer, discoverer of the so-called "Faber-Jackson relation"

Owen Gingerich

Owen Gingerich - Astronomer, author of The Great Copernicus Chase

Duane Gish

Duane Gish - Biologist, Senior Vice President of the Institute for Creation Research, and author of The Fossils Say No!

David Ray Griffin

David Ray Griffin - Philosophy of religion, co-director emeritus of the Center for Process Studies

 Bruno Guiderdoni

Bruno Guiderdoni - Astrophysicist and director of the Islamic Institute for Advanced Studies

 Alan Guth

Alan Guth - Astrophysicist, originator of the theory of cosmic inflation

Ursula Goodenough

Ursula Goodenough - Biologist, author of The Sacred Depths of Naure

John F. Haught

John F. Haught - Theologian, author of God After Darwin

 Sandra Harding

Sandra Harding - Sociologist, author of Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?

Philip Hefner

Philip Hefner - Theologian, editor of Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science

Marty Hewlett

Marty Hewlett - Biologist and author

William Hurlbut

William Hurlbut - Physician, former member of the U.S. President's Council on Bioethics

Antje Jackelén - Director of the Zygon Center for Religion and Science

Bill Joy

Bill Joy - Chief Scientist and Corporate Executive Officer of Sun Microsystems

Donald Knuth

Donald Knuth - Computer software pioneer

Lawrence Kushner

Lawrence Kushner - Rabbi, author of Eyes Remade for Wonder

Karen Lebacqz

Karen Lebacqz - Theologian, author of Justice in An Unjust World

John Leslie

John Leslie - Philosopher, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Amory Lovins

Amory Lovins - CEO and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute

Mitch Marcus

Mitch Marcus - computer scientist, fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence

Stephen C. Meyer

Stephen C. Meyer - Philosopher, senior research fellow at the Discovery Institute

Kenneth R. Miller

Kenneth R. Miller - Biologist, author of Finding Darwin's God

Nancey Murphy

Nancey Murphy - Philosopher, author of Whatever Happened to the Soul?

David G. Myers

David G. Myers - Social Psychologist, author of Intuition: Its Powers and Perils, and the textbook Exploring Psychology

Andrew Newberg

Andrew Newberg - Brain researcher, author of Why God Wont Go Away

William Newsome

William Newsome - Neurobiologist, member of the National Academy of Sciences

Ronald Numbers

Ronald Numbers - Historian, author of The Creationists, and co-editor of God and Nature

Wolfhart Pannenberg

Wolfhart Pannenberg - Theologian, student of Karl Barth

Arthur Peacocke

Arthur Peacocke - Biochemist, Templeton Prize winner, and author of Theology for a Scientific Age

Jaroslav Pelikan

Jaroslav Pelikan - Historian, author of The Christian Tradition:  A History of the Development of Doctrine

Ted Peters

Ted Peters - Theologian, author of Playing God? and GOD: The World's Future

Sir John Polkinghorne

Sir John Polkinghorne - Physicists, Templeton Prize Winner, and founding president of the International Society for Science and Religion

Joel Primack

Joel Primack - Physicist, co-developer of 'cold dark matter theory'

V.S. Ramachandran

V.S. Ramachandran - Neuroscientist, author of Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

Holmes Rolston III

Holmes Rolston III - Philosopher, Templeton Prize winner and author of Philosophy Gone Wild

Steven P. Rose

Steven P. Rose - Neurobiologist, editor of From Brains to Consciousness? Essays on the New Sciences of the Mind

Rustum Roy

Rustum Roy - Solid-state Phsyicist, science policy commentator

Pauline Rudd

Pauline Rudd - Biologist and associate of the Community of St Mary the Virgin in Wantage, Oxfordshire

Michael Ruse

Michael Ruse - Philosopher, author of Can a Darwinian be a Christian?

Robert John Russell

Robert John Russell - Physicist, Theologian, and founding director of The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences

Robert Sapolsky

Robert Sapolsky - Biologist, author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: An Updated Guide to Stress

Jeffrey Schloss

Jeffrey Schloss - Ecologist, contributor to Altruistic Love: Scientific & Theological Perspectives

Eugenie C. Scott

Eugenie C. Scott - Anthropologist and Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education

Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva - Director of The Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy, and author of Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge

Lee Silver

Lee Silver - Molecular Biologist, author of Remaking Eden: Cloning and Beyond in a Brave New World

Seth Shostak

Seth Shostak - Astronomer, Public Programs Scientist at the SETI Institute

F. Russell Stannard

F. Russell Stannard - Physicist, author, fellow of University College London

Lawrence Sullivan

Lawrence Sullivan - Historian, associate editor of the 16-volume Encyclopaedia of Religion

Jill Tarter

Jill Tarter - Astronomer, Director for Project Phoenix, the SETI Institute

Neil Turok

Neil Turok - Physicist, collaborator with Steven Hawking

Howard Van Till

Howard Van Till - Physicist, founding member of the International Society for Science and Religion

Steven Weinberg

Steven Weinberg - Nobel Prize Winning Physicist and author of The First Three Minutes

Wesley J. Wildman

Wesley J. Wildman - Theologian, co-editor of Religion and Science: History, Method, Dialogue

Margaret Wertheim

Margaret Wertheim - Science writer, author of Pythagoras' Trousers: God, Physics, and the Gender Wars


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