About the Author
John Marks Templeton, legendary Wall Street financier and founder of the Templeton Mutual Funds, established the John Templeton Foundation in 1987. Now in his 90s, he continues to devote his time and energy to funding scientific research in religion, spirituality and health, character development, and freedom through the John Templeton Foundation. Knighted in 1987 by HRH Queen Elizabeth II for his philanthropic work, he also funds the Templeton Prize, given yearly to an outstanding individual whose research has advanced our understanding of God. He is the author and editor of numerous books that encourage humility, optimism, scientific research of spiritual principles, and the study of spirituality.