- Jun 23, 2021
Dr. Francis S. Collins, a geneticist and physician who is director of the National Institutes of Health outside Washington in Bethesda, Maryland, is the 2020 Templeton Prize Laureate.
A Dartmouth College cosmologist and theoretical physicist, who considers himself a religious agnostic even though he has devoted his career to examining links between science, philosophy and spirituality in exploring the mystery of creation, is the 2019 Templeton Prize winner.
King Abdullah II of Jordan has been chosen as the 2018 Templeton Prize Laureate.
Philosopher Alvin Plantinga, who has argued that Christian philosophers should let their religious beliefs influence their academic research and that the evolutionary theory is compatible with religious belief, has won the prestigious $1.4 million Templeton Award.