Barbour, Ian

Ian Barbour


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Professor Ian Barbour has retired from Carleton College in Minnesota, where he was professor of physics, professor of religion, and Bean Professor of Science, Technology and Society. He received a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Chicago and a divinity degree from Yale. Among his books are Issues in Science and Religion (1966) and his Gifford Lectures, published in two volumes as Religion in an Age of Science (1990) and Ethics in an Age of Technology (1993). In 1999 he was the recipient of the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion. His most recent books are When Science Meets Religion (Harper San Francisco, 2000) and God, Human Nature, and Nature (Fortress, 2002).