Reverend Kuruvilla Pandikattu, born 28 November 1957, is an Indian Jesuit Priest and Professor of Philosophy, Science and Religion at Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth: Institute of Philosophy and Religion, Pune, Maharashtra, India. He is also Director of JDV Centre for Science-Religion Studies (JCSR) and Association of Science, Society and Religion (ASSR), Pune.
He has authored/edited twenty-six books and written more than 160 academic articles. He has been involved as co-founder and co-publisher with two journals, Jnanadeepa: Pune Journal of Religious Studies and AUC: Asian Journal of Religious Studies. Further, he has organised more than forty academic conferences. His weekly column on “Contemporary Spirituality” appears on Tuesdays in Financial Chronicle. He has been contributing regularly to both academic and popular journals.
He is involved in science-religion dialogue and science-related activities, in which topic he has been teaching four courses. His areas of interest (and specialisation) include: Science-Religion Dialogue, Philosophical Anthropology (Emerich Coreth); Hermeneutics (Paul Ricœur, Bede Griffiths) and Inter-religious dialogue.
His site: www.kuru.in.
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