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Stanley Ladislas L. Jaki Edit Profile

physics and theology educator , writer

Stanley Ladislas Jaki, Hungarian physics and theology educator, writer. Benedictine Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1948. Hoyt fellow Yale University, 1980; recipient Lecomte du Nouy Prize and Medal, 1970, Templeton Prize, 1987. Member Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Academy National des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Bordeaux, Olbers Gesellschaft (Bremen), Hellenic Society Humanistic Studies, History Science Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

JAKI, Stanley was born on August 17, 1924 in Gyor, Hungary. Son of Imre Jaki and Etelka Szabo.

Education

Doctor of Systematic Theology, Istituto Pontificio di S. Anselmo, Rome, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Fordham University, 1957. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Center Michigan University, 1974.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Steubenville University, 1986. Doctor of Letters (honorary), St. Anselm's College, 1988. Doctor of Letters (honorary), St. Vincent's College, 1989.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Marquette University, 1989. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Fordham University, 1991. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Seton Hall University, 1991.

Career

Visiting fellow program history and philosophy science, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1960-1962;with Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1966-1967;visiting professor Theological Seminary, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1981;member Center for Theological Inquiry, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1984-1987;member of faculty, Seton Hall U., South Orange, New Jersey, 1965-1975;Distinguished professor, Seton Hall U., South Orange, New Jersey, since 1975. Gifford lecturer U. Edinburgh, Scotland, 1974-1976. Fremantle lecturer Balliol College, U. Oxford, England, 1977.

Macdonald lecturer U. Sydney, Australia, 1981. Farmington Institute lecturer, Oxford, 1988, 89. Visiting fellow Corpus Christi, Oxford, since 1978, Pere Marquette lecturer, 1992.

Achievements

  • Benedictine Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1948.

Works

Membership

Member Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Academy National des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Bordeaux, Olbers Gesellschaft (Bremen), Hellenic Society Humanistic Studies, History Science Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
Imre Jaki

mother:
Etelka Szabo