Davis, Edward

Edward Davis


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Edward B. (“Ted”) Davis, representing the Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion and Science, is Distinguished Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College (Grantham, PA), where he teaches courses on Christianity and science. With Michael Hunter of Birkbeck College (London), he edited The Works of Robert Boyle, 14 vols. (Pickering & Chatto, 1999-2000), and a separate edition of Boyle’s treatise on the doctrine of creation and the idea of nature, A Free Enquiry into the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature (Cambridge, 1996). He has also written extensively on the history of religion and science since 1650 in Europe and the United States, including an edition of The Antievolution Pamphlets of Harry Rimmer (Garland Publishing, 1995) and an article on modern Jonah stories that was featured on the BBC radio program, “Making History.” With support from the National Science Foundation and the John Templeton Foundation, he is currently writing a book about the religious beliefs of prominent American scientists in the 1920s. Additional information is found at http://home.messiah.edu/~tdavis/.