Utility Menu

Templeton Report: 2014

The Templeton Report is a twice monthly electronic newsletter featuring items on current research, initiatives, and events supported by the Foundation. The Templeton Report is available online and by email subscription.

May 14, 2014

Churches Empowered When Informed About Science

Photo: Churches Empowered When Informed About Science

Science is often presumed to be a tricky matter for people of faith. Pew Research has found that Americans can feel uncomfortable accepting scientific discoveries when they are perceived to contradict their religious beliefs. But Scientists in Congregations is discovering that the apparent opposition can be overcome. 

Read more
April 23, 2014

Nurturing the Gifted, and Why That Matters to Us All

Photo: Nurturing the Gifted, and Why That Matters to Us All

How can gifted children be helped to reach their full potential? What benefits might accrue to society with their full flourishing? Can the environments that enable the development of talent be better understood?

Read more
April 9, 2014

The Makings of Genius

Photo: The Makings of Genius

What generates genius? Are studies coming closer to understanding scientific or spiritual brilliance? Can genius be nurtured or grown? The subject was recently explored in a series of events and discussions called “7 Days of Genius,” presented by the 92nd Street Y, a cultural and community organization in New York City, and supported in part by the John Templeton Foundation.

Read more
March 27, 2014

Tomáš Halík Wins 2014 Templeton Prize

Photo: Tomáš Halík Wins 2014 Templeton Prize

The 2014 Templeton Prize has been awarded to Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík, a Czech priest and philosopher who risked imprisonment for advancing religious and cultural freedoms after the Soviet occupation of his country. 

Read more
March 12, 2014

Entrepreneurs of Reform Gather at the Antigua Forum

Photo: Entrepreneurs of Reform Gather at the Antigua Forum

A project of Universidad Francisco Marroquín, based in Guatemala City, and sponsored through a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the Antigua Forum brings together entrepreneurs and reformers from around the world to “think disruptively.”

Read more
February 27, 2014

The Vastness of Cosmic Reality is Good News, Says Max Tegmark

Photo: The Vastness of Cosmic Reality is Good News, Says Max Tegmark

Are we insignificant? Does living on a small planet around an average star leave us lost in the unfathomable vastness of space? Or do our self-conscious minds and complex brains, able to contemplate the vastness from whence we came, actually make us the most noteworthy feature of the cosmos that we know of to date?

Read more
February 11, 2014

Celebrating the Ideas of Templeton Prize Winner Ian Barbour, 1923-2013

Photo: Celebrating the Ideas of Templeton Prize Winner Ian Barbour, 1923-2013

Ian G. Barbour, one of the founding figures in the academic discipline that studies the relationship between science and religion and winner of the Templeton Prize in 1999, died December 24, 2013, at the age of 90.

Read more

Media Inquiries:

Clio Mallin
Communications Specialist
Phone: (610) 941 2913
Email: communications@templeton.org

Templeton Report

Site Survey

Fill out my online form.