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Wesley Wildman

American theologian


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Wesley J. Wildman is a contemporary Australian-American philosopher, theologian, and ethicist. Currently, he is a full professor at the Boston University School of Theology, founding member of the faculty of Computing and Data Sciences, and convener of the Religion and Science doctoral program in Boston University's Graduate School. He is executive director of The Center for Mind and Culture, founding co-director of the Institute for the Biocultural Study of Religion, and founding co-editor of the journal . Wildman’s academic work has focused on interpreting religion and building theories of religious beliefs, behaviours, and experiences that acknowledge value in longstanding traditions while attempting to remain intellectually viable in light of the biological, cognitive, evolutionary, physical, and social sciences. He is an important figure in the religion and science field, along with scholars such as Robert John Russell, Nancey Murphy, and John Polkinghorne.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Graduate Theological Union

Group of eight private American theological schools

University of Sydney

Australian university founded in 1850

Flinders University

Public university in Adelaide, South Australia

Boston University

Private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#1256 World Rank
Religious Studies
#38938 World Rank
#239596 World Rank
#385894 World Rank
#856154 World Rank