Stanley L. Jaki

Stanley L. Jaki, a Hungarian-born Catholic priest of the Benedictine Order, is Distinguished University Professor, at Seton Hall University, South Orange, N J, USA.  He has doctorates in physics and in theology.  For most of the last fifty years, he has specialized in the history and philosophy of physics and astronomy, including their relation to theology.  The author of more than fifty books, he had served as Gifford Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh (1974-76), and as Fremantle Lecturer at Balliol College (Oxford) 1977.  He is membre correspondant de l’Academie des sciences, des arts et des belles lettres de Bordeaux, honorary member of the Pontifical Academy of Science, and a recipient of the Lecomte du Nouy Prize for1969 and of the Templeton Prize for 1987.  His full list of publications (up to 2002 with over 500 entries) can be found in his intellectual autobiography, A Mind’s Matter.  His website is www.sljaki.com.

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