The Templeton Prize winners should always be on a Theosophists' list of must reads. They are at the forefront of Science, Philosophy and Religion.

About the Templeton Prize

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"What these remarkable people have shared is a commitment to exploring one or more of the Big Questions at the core of the John Templeton Foundation’s mandate. All have been seekers of wisdom, humbled by the complexity of the human condition but determined to chart a path forward with their ideas and deeds. Some Templeton Prize laureates have demonstrated the transformative power of virtues like love, forgiveness, gratitude, and creativity. Others have provided new insights into scientific or philosophical problems relating to infinity, ultimate reality, and purpose in the cosmos. Still others have used the analytical tools of the humanities to provide new perspectives on the spiritual dilemmas of modern life. The Prize seeks and encourages breadth of vision, recognizing that human beings take their spiritual bearings from a range of experiences."

the 2012 Templeton Prize went to the Dalai Lama   2012 Prize Winner: Dalai Lama

The Templeton Prize has included many active Scientists, Philosophers, Mathematicians etc. for their work in these very active fields.


List of Templeton Prize Winners

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I found this rare "treat" online.

Reflections of 7 Templeton Prize Laureates at the Jun 1 2012 Gifford Lectures.
Two parts (~1.5 hours per part; ~20 minutes a person)

Topics touched upon (Science/Religion/Philosophy) range from Transcendence, Immanence, Cosmology, Quantum Mech., Logos, Paradigm changes in Science,  Reductionism, Emergence, Economics, Ethics, Over-specialization etc...

(a couple are from a Christian theology - often overlooked in theosophical circles)

Speakers: John Barrow, Freeman Dyson, Martin Rees, Ian Barbour, John Polkinghorne, Holmes Rolston, Charles Taylor


Templeton Prize Winners (Gifford Lectures part 1)

Templeton Prize Winners (Gifford Lectures part 2)

Other Downloads:   Templeton Prize Winners online lectures etc.

Note: if you pay attention you will see the interplay of the the typography for Traditional Theosophy; primarily the interactions and assimilation between the Divine, the Mind and the Nature of the physical world.
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