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Ten random things: November 20

Ten winners of the Templeton Prize:

  1. Pandurang Shastri Athavale (1997)
  2. Sir Alister Hardy (1985)
  3. Professor Freeman J. Dyson (2000)
  4. Rev. Dr. Billy Graham (1982)
  5. The Rt. Hon. Lord Jakobovits (1991)
  6. Dr. Inamullah Khan (1988)
  7. Rev. Nikkyo Niwano (1979)
  8. Leon Joseph Cardinal Suenens (1976)
  9. Michael Novak (1994)
  10. Mother Teresa (1973)

The Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries About Spiritual Realities is awarded annually by the John Templeton Foundation, which "pursue[s] new insights at the boundary between theology and science through a rigorous, open-minded and empirically focused methodology." Yeah, I don't know what it means, either. Short biographies of all the people named above can be found here.

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