Biography


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J. vanHuyssteenWentzel van Huyssteen is Princeton Theological Seminary’s James I. McCord Profesor of Theology and Science. He holds an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, and a D.Th. in Philosophical Theology from the Free University of Amsterdam. His areas of academic interest include interdisciplinary theology, theology and science, and religion and scientific epistemology. Van Huyssteen teaches courses on the role of worldviews in theological reflection, faith and culture, theology and the problem of rationality, theology and cosmology, and theology and evolution, theology and neuroscience, and the scientific roots of theological anthropology. He serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Theology and Philosophy, the Nederduits Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif, the Journal of Theology and Science, and is co-editor of The Science and Religion Series (Ashgate Press), as well as the Templeton Science and Religion Series. He delivered the Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh in 2004, titled “Alone in the World? Human Uniqueness in Science and Theology,” and published in 2006 by Wm. B. Eerdmans.  more>