For a period of time, we’ve been experimenting with widgets.
Calling it "an introduction to the intersection of science and religion that is addressed to the thoughtful but nonspecialist reader," CHOICE
, the premier review magazine for academic libraries, examines several of the book's strengths, noting how even-handed the author is in addressing several different world religions and how thorough she is in exploring new technologies.
“Thanksgiving can open the door to spiritual growth.”
This was one of the favorite sayings of the late Wall Street wizard, Sir John Templeton. With the Thanksgiving season upon us, now is the natural time to reflect on one’s blessings. Statistics show that this season also seems to inspire feelings of broader generosity as well.
Here at Templeton Press, we have a great new book out on this subject called Being Generous
that explores it from historical, cultural, and even scientific perspectives.
The Global Spiral
recently published a very detailed review of Malcolm Jeeves and Warren S. Brown's book, Neuroscience, Psychology, and Religion
. The book is one of our newer releases in the Templeton Science and Religion series and the entire series has been getting some positive attention lately.
Some of our staff returned from APHA today with news of a buzzing crowd in the exhibit hall. This is our first year exhibiting so we didn't really know what to expect. Our goal was to increase our brand awareness among the public health crowd and introduce them to our professional titles on health and spirituality. As it turns out, this is a group that loves books! There's a steady flow of people to the publishers row section of the hall and attendees have been responding well to our niche-y titles.
Stay tuned -- we'll have some pics up soon of our new booth display.
This Sunday, November 8th, kick starts the 137th Annual APHA meeting and exposition. Press staff will be exhibiting at Booth #1347. This will be our first time exhibiting at APHA. We are extremely excited to meet new individuals and show off our publications. If you're at the show stop by, say hello, and receive details on how to win a NEW iPod touch!
I just finished reading an interesting article in The New York Times
titled License to Wonder
. In it, the author talks about two misconceptions that students usually develop about science.
If you’re going to be attending the annual meeting of The American Academy of Religion
meeting next week in Montreal, we’ll see you there! You'll find us in the exhibit hall at booth 409, where we'll be taking orders for all of our titles at some of the deepest discounts of the year.
Here at the Templeton Press, we've often asked ourselves, "What would our founder, John Templeton, think about the work we doing?" How would he like the books that we're publishing? Would he appreciate the various projects we've undertaken?
Harold Koenig, author of several Templeton Press titles (most recently Medicine, Religion, and Health
), was featured in the Irish Times
for his work in the field of health and spirituality.
Prof Harold Koenig, professor of psychiatry at Duke University Medical Centre in North Carolina, asks “Can a spiritual life help us in the world: implications for mental health”.
He points out tha
Science for Ministry
is a new initiative of the John Templeton Foundation
that “invites organizations to develop programs that will help ministers and the congregations they serve to move away from simplistic ‘solutions’ to the tensions be