Newswise — David Ray Griffin, Ph.D., executive director of the Center for Process Studies, has signed on as a guest editor of The "Science-and-Religion Guide," Science & Theology News' exclusive, ongoing series on topics in science, spirituality and health. Griffin will oversee Part 3, on panentheism, which will appear in the May 2005 issue.
Also a professor of philosophy of religion and theology at the Claremont School of Theology, Griffin has spent more than 20 years working to promote the ideas of process thought in varying fields. He has authored and edited a number of books, compilations and articles on process theology, including Religion and Scientific Naturalism: Overcoming the Conflicts and Reenchantment Without Supernaturalism: A Process Philosophy of Religion. Griffin has also presented papers and given keynote lectures at conferences across the globe.
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