Fr. STANLEY L. JAKI
Stanley Ladislas Jaki, a Hungarian-born Catholic priest of the Benedictine Order, was Distinguished University Professor at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. With doctorates in theology and physics, for over forty years he specialized in the history and philosophy of science. The author of over fifty books and over three hundred and fifty articles, he served as Gifford Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and as Fremantle Lecturer at Balliol College, Oxford. He lectured at major universities in the United States, Europe, and Australia. He was an honorary member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, membre correspondant of the Académie Nationale des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts of Bordeaux, and the recipient of the Lecomte du Noüy Prize for 1970 and of the Templeton Prize for 1987.
In addition, he founded the Real View Books publishing house, whose
brings back in print books that are significant to the understanding
and defense of Christian doctrine and culture.
Each of these books has a long and instructive introduction by Father Jaki.
A good number of books of Father Jaki on
Science and Religion,
are also printed by Real View Books, and are available on this site.
In 2002 Father Jaki published his "intellectual autobiography,"
A Mind's Matter
which is now available through
Real View Books. Another booklet with some
autobiographical material has been published by Father Jaki in
2005: Fifty Years of Learning
The second edition (July 2009) of a book about Stanley Jaki by
Creation and Scientific Creativity: A Study in the Thought of S.L. Jaki
is also available through Real View Books. The reader will
find in this book the first systematic treatment of those ideas
in Father Jaki's more than four-decade-long studies that earned
him the highest forms of recognition.
A complete list of Father Jaki's publications is maintained
online and can be found
The New York Times obituary of Father Jaki can be found
The London Times obituary of Father Jaki can be found