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The Templeton Effect

posted on September 6, 2012

At The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nathan Schneider writes that the Templeton Foundation has recently increased its support for scholars studying philosophy, in particular Christian philosophy. Once focused on what Schneider terms as “spiritual information” and “humility theology,” under the leadership of John Templeton’s son, John Templeton Jr., an evangelical Christian and supporter of Tea Party causes, the foundation has moved toward funding “more marketable ‘Big Questions.'”

Read at The Chronicle of Higher Education