Templeton Fellow, 2006-07

David BurrellDavid Burrell, C.S.C. is currently Theodore Hesburgh Professor in Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame, and has been working since 1982 in comparative issues in philosophical theology in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as evidenced in Knowing the Unknowable God: Ibn-Sina, Maimonides, Aquinas (Notre Dame, 1986) and Freedom and Creation in Three Traditions (Notre Dame, 1993), Friendship and Ways to Truth (Notre Dame, 2000), Faith and Freedom: An Interfaith Perspective (Oxford / Malden MA: Blackwell, 2004); and two translations of al-Ghazali: Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-Nine Beautiful Names of God (Cambridge: Islamic Texts Society,1993) and Al-Ghazali on Faith in Divine Unity and Trust in Divine Providence [=Book 35 of his Ihya Ulum ad-Din] (Louisville: Fons Vitae, 2001).

With Elena Malits he co-authored Original Peace (New York: Paulist, 1998). Earlier published writings include Analogy and Philosophical Language (New Haven CT: Yale University Press, 1973), Exercises in Religious Understanding (Notre Dame IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1975), Aquinas: God and Action (Notre Dame IN: University of Notre Dame Press / London: Routlege and Kegan Paul, 1979), and an edition (with Bernard McGinn): God and Creation (Notre Dame IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990).