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Tomáš Halík (2014)

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Tomáš Halík Awarded 2014 Templeton Prize
News Conference Statement, March 13
Fact Sheet – Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík
Books by Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík
Excerpts from Selected Books by Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík
Český duchovní Tomáš Halík získal Templetonovu cenu pro rok 2014
Vyjádření Mons. Prof. Tomáše Halíka, 13. března 2014
Templeton Prize Ceremony Lecture by Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík, May 14
Proslov při převzetí Templetonovy ceny v Londýně, Msgr Prof. Tomáš Halík, May 14, 2014
Q&A with Tomáš Halík and Charles Taylor at AAR/SBL meetings, November 22, 2014
VIDEOS
Templeton Prize News Conference (highlights). March 13, 2014
2014 Templeton Prize Ceremony for Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, May 14, 2014
Big Questions Videos - Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík
How do we protect the dignity and unlimited potential of each man, woman and child, since all humans are created in the image of God?
How can atheists be embraced by those with faith?
Why is it so difficult for people to believe in eternal life?
Doesn't all the evil in the world show that there is no God?
Is God the answer or rather a question?
Compilation of 5 Big Question Videos
Big Questions Videos with Czech Subtitles
Všichni lidé byli stvořeni k Božímu obrazu; jak máme hájit důstojnost a neomezený potenciál každého muže, ženy a dítěte?
Jak mohou věřící obejmout ateisty?
Proč je pro lidi tak těžké věřit ve věčný život?
Nedokazuje zlo ve světě, že Bůh neexistuje?
Je Bůh odpověď – nebo spíš otázka?
PHOTOS
2014 Templeton Prize Laureate Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík at the Templeton Prize ceremony at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, May 14.
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize-Paul Hackett)
2014 Templeton Prize Laureate Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík with Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr., at the Templeton Prize ceremony at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, May 14.
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize-Paul Hackett)
Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík, 2014 Templeton Prize Laureate
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize / Tony Isbitt)
Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík, 2014 Templeton Prize Laureate and Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr., President and Chairman of the John Templeton Foundation, at the Templeton Prize news conference, British Academy, London, Thursday, March 13, 2014.
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize / Toby Merritt)
Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík, 2014 Templeton Prize Laureate and Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr., President and Chairman of the John Templeton Foundation, at the Templeton Prize news conference, British Academy, London, Thursday, March 13, 2014.
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize / Toby Merritt)

Desmond Tutu (2013)up

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Fact Sheet - Desmond Tutu
Selected books authored by or about Desmond Tutu
Desmond Tutu on winning the 2013 Templeton Prize
Dr. John M. Templeton Jr. announces the 2013 Templeton Prize Laureate
Cape Town press conference with 2013 Templeton Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu
Desmond Tutu receives 2013 Templeton Prize at London’s Guildhall
VIDEOS
Desmond Tutu on winning the 2013 Templeton Prize
Dr. John M. Templeton Jr. announces the 2013 Templeton Prize Laureate
TempletonPrize celebration for Desmond Tutu at St. George's Cathedral, Cape Town, SouthAfrica, April 11, 2013 (highlights)
TempletonPrize ceremony for Desmond Tutu at Guildhall, London, May 21, 2013 (highlights)
BIG QUESTIONS – VIDEOS
How does transcendent love draw from the fact that every human being is created in the image of God?
What is humanity's duty to reflect and live God's purposes?
Do we live in a moral universe?
Our gratitude for God's love.
Who we are: Human uniqueness and the African spirit of Ubuntu.
How free is free will?
Compilation of 6 Big Questions Videos
PHOTOS
Desmond Tutu, 2013 Templeton Prize Laureate
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize / Michael Culme Seymour)
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu at the Templeton Prize celebration at St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town on April 11, 2013.
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize: / Karen Marshall)
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu with members of the Cape Town Opera Voice of the Nation Ensemble, at the Templeton Prize celebration at St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town on April 11, 2013.
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize: / Ilan Godfrey)
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu receives the 2013 Templeton Prize from Heather Templeton Dill. Guildhall, London, Tuesday 21 May.
(Photo credit: Templeton Prize/Clifford Shirley)

The 14th Dalai Lama (2012)up

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Statement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Fact Sheet - The 14th Dalai Lama
Books by the 14th Dalai Lama
Statement by Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr.: 40 Years of Spiritual Progress & the 2012 Templeton Prize Laureate
BIG QUESTIONS – VIDEOS
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on accepting the 2012 Templeton Prize
Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr.: 40 Years of Spiritual Progress & the 2012 Templeton Prize Laureate
Does having a sense of purpose make achieving success more likely?
"You have to make effort. Your goal also must be realistic… then you can achieve."
Spiritual laws and action
"You must work, you must create karma, positive karma means positive action."
Can compassion be trained or taught?
"Through training, through awareness… you can develop genuine sense of concern of well-being of others, including your enemy."
Personal responsibility for oneself with others
"The basis of genuine friendship is trust. Trust depends on openness. So, through these things, we can change."

Martin J. Rees (2011)up

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Historic Buckingham Palace Ceremony Marks Templeton Prize Presentation
Martin Rees Wins 2011 Templeton Prize
News Conference Statement
Fact Sheet
Books
BIG QUESTIONS – VIDEOS
What effect has your scientific research had on your beliefs?
How large is physical reality?
Does moral action depend on reasoning?
Are human brains capable of understanding the very big, the very small, and the very complex?
World population will be 9 billion by 2050. Can genetically modified (GM) crops help feed the world?

Francisco J. Ayala (2010)up

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Templeton Prize Press Release
News Conference Statement
Fact Sheet
Reflections on Key Books and Papers
Books
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Science, Evolution and Creationism (book, 2008)
Science, Evolution and Creationism (brochure PDF)
What the Biological Sciences Can and Cannot Contribute to Ethics (paper, 2008)
Darwin's Gift: to Science and Religion (book, 2007)
Press Conference Webcast
BIG QUESTIONS – VIDEOS
Does scientific knowledge contradict religious belief?
– Does God work through the process of evolution?
Is morality derived from biological evolution?
– Why do humans behave ethically?
– Do we have free will?
Does moral action depend on reasoning?
As we learn more about neurobiology and the brain, will it change our ideas about purpose, values and meaning in life?
– Does evolution support or invalidate purpose, values and meaning in life?

Bernard d’Espagnat (2009)up

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Scientists Statements about Bernard d'Espagnat
Statement by Professor Bernard d'Espagnat
Fact Sheet
Reflections on Key Books and Publications
Books and articles by Bernard d'Espagnat
Career of Bernard d'Espagnat
links
Reality and the Physicist
Veiled Reality
On Physics and Philosophy
"The Quantum Theory and Reality," Scientific American, November 1979
Invisible Reality: A dialogue on nonlocal quantum entanglement World Science Festival, New York City, May 30, 2008
More Information on physicist John Bell
More information on Bell's Theorem
More information on Bell Test Experiments
BIG QUESTIONS – VIDEOS
Is it possible that not all of reality can be observed?
Can scientific research encourage spirituality?
What do we learn about the nature of reality from quantum physics?

Michael Heller (2008)up

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Fact Sheet for Michael Heller
Statement by Michael Heller
Reflections on Key Books and Publications by Professor Michael Heller
Cosmological Singularity and the Creation of the Universe
Generalizations: From Quantum Mechanics to God
Chaos, Probability, and the Comprehensibility of the World
LINKS
Excerpts from “Creative Tension” by Michael Heller. (Templeton Foundation Press, 2003)
www.obi.opoka.org/heller
Wikipedia BiographyFact Sheet for Michael Heller
Excerpts from News Conference Video

Charles Taylor (2007)up

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2007 Templeton Prize Chronicle
News Conference - Video
Excerpts from News Conference Video

John D. Barrow (2006)up

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2006 Templeton Prize Chronicle
Excerpts from News Conference Video

Charles H. Townes (2005)up

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2005 Templeton Prize

George F. R. Ellis (2004)up

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2004 Templeton Prize Chronicle
Excerpts from News Conference Video

Holmes Rolston III (2003)up

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2003 Templeton Prize Chronicle

John C. Polkinghorne (2002)up

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2002 Templeton Prize Chronicle.

 

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