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Biography  (Full, with book list)

Karl Giberson (1957, New Brunswick, Canada) is an internationally known scholar, speaker, and writer. He holds a PhD in Physics from Rice University. Dr. Giberson has lectured on science-and-religion at the Vatican, Oxford University, London’s Thomas Moore Institute, and at many prestigious American venues including MIT, Brigham Young University and Xavier University.

Dr. Giberson has published more than 200 reviews and essays, both technical and popular, in outlets that include NY Times, CNN.com, the Guardian, USA Today, LA Times, Salon.com, Discover, Weekly Standard, Quarterly Review of Biology, Perspectives on Science & Faith, The Edge.org, and Books & Culture. He has written or co-authored 9 books, and contributed to many edited volumes.  His books are:

  • Worlds Apart: The Unholy War Between Science and Religion | 1993, Beacon Hill
  • Species of Origins: America’s Search for a Creation Story | 2002, Rowman & Littlefield, with historian Don Yerxa
  • Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists Versus God and Religion | 2007, Oxford University Press, with Spanish physicist, philosopher, and priest, the late Mariano Artigas
  • Saving Darwin: How to Be a Christian and Believe in Evolution | 2008, HarperOne
  • The Language of Faith and Science: Straight Answers to Genuine Questions | 2011, InverVarsity, with NIH Director Francis Collins
  • Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion | 2011, Lion Hudson, with Dean Nelson
  • The Anointed: Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age | September 2011, Harvard University Press, Belknap, with historian Randall Stephens
  • The Wonder of the Universe: Hints of God in Our Fine-Tuned World | February 2012, IVP Books
  • Seven Glorious Days: A Scientist Retells the Genesis Creation Story | September 2012, Paraclete Press 

In addition to his published works, Karl is a regular contributor to the public dialogue on Science and Faith. He has appeared as a guest on NPR’s Morning Edition and Talk of the Nation as well as other radio programs. He also blogs at The Huffington Post where his articles have generated thousands of comments and are frequently featured.

Karl was the founding editor of Science & Theology News, editor-in-chief of Science & Spirit magazine from 2003-2006 and vice-president of the BioLogos Foundation - www.Biologos.org - from 2008-2010.

From 1984 to 2011, Dr. Giberson was a professor at Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) where he received numerous recognitions and awards. While at ENC he created distinctive interdisciplinary courses and programs, including the college’s first honors program. From 2007 to 2010 he headed the Forum on Faith at Science at Gordon College. For 3 years, ending in 2009 he was the program director for the Venice Summer School on Science & Religion. Contributing scholars included Paul Davies, Owen Gingerich, Michael Ruse, Frans de Waal, and George Ellis.

Currently, Dr. Giberson teaches writing, and science-and-religion in the Cornerstone Program at Stonehill College. He lectures at universities, churches and other venues across the country. He is also working on his 10th book, due for publication in 2014.

Karl enjoys writing in his gazebo, listening to Bob Dylan, watching re-runs of Star Trek the Next Generation, and drinking Diet Coke. 

Biography (Abbreviated)

Karl Giberson (1957, New Brunswick, Canada) is an internationally known scholar, speaker, and writer. He holds a PhD in Physics from Rice University. Dr. Giberson has lectured on science-and-religion at the Vatican, Oxford University, London’s Thomas Moore Institute, and at many prestigious American venues including MIT, Brigham Young University and Xavier University.

Dr. Giberson has published more than 200 reviews and essays, both technical and popular, in outlets that include NY Times, CNN.com, the Guardian, USA Today, LA Times and Salon.com. He has written or co-authored 9 books, and contributed to many edited volumes. In addition to his published works, Karl is a regular contributor to the public dialogue on Science and Faith. He has appeared as a guest on NPR’s Morning Edition and Talk of the Nation as well as other radio programs. He also blogs at The Huffington Post where his articles have generated thousands of comments and are frequently featured.

From 1984 to 2011, Dr. Giberson was a professor at Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) where he received numerous recognitions and awards. From 2007 to 2010 he headed the Forum on Faith at Science at Gordon College. For 3 years, ending in 2009 he was the program director for the prestigious Venice Summer School on Science & Religion. Currently, Dr. Giberson teaches writing, and science-and-religion in the Cornerstone Program at Stonehill College. Karl also lectures at universities, churches and other venues across the country and is working on his 10thbook, due for publication in 2014.

Karl enjoys writing in his gazebo, listening to Bob Dylan, watching re-runs of Star Trek the Next Generation, and drinking Diet Coke. 

Short personal statement

Karl Giberson (1957) was born in New Brunswick, Canada. He holds a PhD in Physics from Rice University. Dr. Giberson is a popular speaker who has lectured at many institutions around the world including The Vatican, Oxford University, Brigham Young University, the Venice Institute, London’s Thomas More Institute, and MIT. His work has appeared on NPR, the New York Times, The Guardian and USA Today. He is the author or co-author of nine books on science and religion, including Saving Darwin: How to Be a Christian and Believe in Evolution. Dr. Giberson teaches writing, and science-and-religion in the Cornerstone Program at Stonehill CollegeIn addition to speaking and teaching, Karl enjoys writing in his gazebo, listening to Bob Dylan, watching re-runs of Star Trek the Next Generation, and drinking Diet Coke.