List of scholars on the relationship between religion and science
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This is a list of notable individuals who have focused on studying the intersection of religion and science.
- Ian Barbour: author of Issues in Science and Religion (1966).
- Mani Lal Bhaumik: author of Code Name God (2005).
- Nader El-Bizri: author of The Phenomenological Quest between Avicenna and Heidegger, general editor of the series Epistles of the Brethren of Purity (tenth century encyclopaedia of science, philosophy and religion), co-Editor of Islamic Philosophy and Occidental Phenomenology in Dialogue, and editor of the "Islam Division" of Encyclopaedia of Sciences and Religions.
- John Hedley Brooke: Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford (1999–2006)
- Ralph Wendell Burhoe: an important twentieth century pioneer interpreter of the importance of religion for a scientific and technological world.
- E. A. Burtt: author of The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science (1925).
- Fritjof Capra: author of The Tao of Physics (1975).
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: author of Science and Christ (1965, English Translation).
- Francis S. Collins: director of the Human Genome Project, author of The Language of God (2006).
- C. A. Coulson: author of Science and Christian Belief (1955).
- Alistair Cameron Crombie: author of Augustine to Galileo: The History of Science A.D. 400 - 1650.
- Richard Dawkins has written about the relationship between science and religion for a popular audience with books such as A Devil's Chaplain. Dawkins has also engaged in public debates on the topic.
- Pierre Duhem: well known for his works on the philosophy and history of science, especially in the Middle Ages.
- Arthur Eddington: author of The Nature of the Physical World (1928) and Why I Believe in God: Science and Religion, as a Scientist Sees It (1930).
- John Freely: author of Aladdin's Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World and Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe.
- Stephen Jay Gould introduced the concept of non-overlapping magisteria, arguing that religion and science attempt to describe different domains of knowledge.
- Edward Grant: author of The Foundations of Modern Science in the Middle Ages (1996), God and Reason in the Middle Ages (2001), and Science and Religion, 400 B.C. to A.D. 1550: From Aristotle to Copernicus (2004)
- Nidhal Guessoum: author of Islam's Quantum Question: Reconciling Muslim Tradition and Modern Science (2010)
- John Habgood: author of Religion and Science (1964).
- Charles Hartshorne: author of Philosophers Speak of God (1953).
- John F. Haught: author of Science and Religion—From Conflict to Conversation (1995).
- Philip Hefner: author of The Human Factor: Evolution, Culture, and Religion (1993) and coined an influential phrase when he defined human beings as created co-creators. He was a longtime editor of Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science.
- John L. Heilbron: author of The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories (1999).
- Karl Heim: author involving in the religion and science dialogue, his thought on quantum mechanics has been seen as the precursor to much of the current studies on divine action.
- Michał Heller: author of Creative tension essays on science and religion: Essays on Science and Religion (2003).
- Mary B. Hesse: author of Science and The Human Imagination: Aspects of the History of Logic of Physical Science (1954).
- Martinez Hewlett: author of the chapter on "Molecular Biology and Religion" (pp. 172–186) in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006) 
- Reijer Hooykaas: author of Religion and the Rise of Modern Science (1972) 
- Stanley Jaki: leading contributor to the philosophy of science and the history of science, and in particular their relationship to Christianity.
- Malcolm Jeeves: Formerly President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, founder of the St Andrews Psychology Department, and author of, most recently, with Warren S. Brown "Neuroscience, Psychology, and Religion: Illusions, Delusions, and Realities about Human Nature" (2009) and "From Cells to Souls-and Beyond" (2003)
- John Lennox has written several books on the relationship between science and religion and has also debated Richard Dawkins on the topic.
- David C. Lindberg: co-editors of two anthologies on the relationship between religion and science.
- Henry Margenau: co-author of Cosmos, Bios, Theos Scientists Reflect on Science, God, and the Origins of the Universe, Life, and Homo sapiens (1992)
- Alister McGrath: Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at the University of Oxford (2014–)
- Robert K. Merton: sociologist proposing the Merton Thesis
- E. A. Milne: author of Modern Cosmology and the Christian Idea of God (1952).
- Nancey Murphy co-author with George Ellis of On the Moral Nature of the Universe: Theology, Cosmology, and Ethics 
- Seyyed Hossein Nasr: author of the chapter on Islam and science (pp. 71–86) in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006) 
- Ronald L. Numbers: co-editors of two anthologies on the relationship between religion and science.
- Thomas Jay Oord: author of Defining Love (2010).
- Arthur Peacocke: author of Creation and the World of Science (1979).
- Robert T. Pennock: author of Tower of Babel a strong defense of Darwinian evolution and the chapter on "The Pre-modern Sins of Intelligent Design" (pp. 732–748) in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006) 
- John Polkinghorne: author of Science and Theology (1998) and Faith, Science and Understanding (2000).
- William G. Pollard: author of a significant amount of material in the areas of science and religion such as Physicist and Christian: A dialogue between the communities (1961)
- William B. Provine: author of the chapter on "Evolution, Religion, and Science" (pp. 652–666) in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006) 
- Norbert M. Samuelson: author of the chapter on Judaism and Science (pp. 41–56) in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006) 
- Nicholas Saunders: author of Divine Action and Modern Science (2002).
- Harold K. Schilling: author of Science and Religion (1962).
- Thomas F. Torrance: author of Space, Time and Incarnation, Space Time and Resurrection, and Theological Science literary executor for the philosopher and scientist Michael Polanyi, and winner of 1978 Templeton Prize.
- B. Alan Wallace: author of the chapter on Buddhism and Science (pp. 24–40) in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (2006) 
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