Nancey Murphy

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Nancey is Professor of Christian Philosophy at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA. She received the B.A. from Creighton University (philosophy and psychology) in 1973, the Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley (philosophy of science) in 1980, and the Th.D. from the Graduate Theological Union (theology) in 1987.
Her first book, Theology in the Age of Scientific Reasoning (Cornell, 1990) won the American Academy of Religion award for excellence. She is author of eight other books, and co-editor of nine volumes.
Nancey’s research interests focus on the role of modern and postmodern philosophy in shaping Christian theology, on relations between theology and science, and on relations among philosophy of mind, neuroscience, and Christian anthropology.
She serves on Board of Directors of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Berkeley, and the Executive Committee of the International Society for Science and Religion, and she makes frequent public appearances.