P. Douglas Kindschi
P. Douglas Kindschi is currently the University Professor of Mathematics and Philosophy at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he previously served for over 20 years as the Dean of Science and Mathematics. His interest in science and religion goes back to his graduate studies at the University of Chicago Divinity School and his leading a campus ministry science-religion program while completing his PhD in mathematics at the University of Wisconsin. At Grand Valley State University, he developed the course Science, Mathematics, and Religion: Ways of Knowing, which received a Templeton Course Award. He founded and has led for the past nine years a faculty discussion reading group in science and religion. He currently directs a new Local Society Initiative program which brings together individuals from nine colleges, universities, and organization in an interdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and interfaith dialogue for the greater Grand Rapids area.