Robert John Russell: In Celebration

Robert John Russell: In Celebration

What a great event! Bob Russell becomes GTU Professor "Emeritus."

Please enjoy Dr. Ted Peters' tribute to Bob Russell in his Patheos blog.


Along with Robert John Russell, Ted Peters teaches and conducts research at the intersection of science, religion, and ethics. Dr. Peters is an emeritus professor at the Graduate Theological Union, where, with Dr. Russell, he co-edits the journal, Theology and Science, on behalf of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, in Berkeley, California, USA. He authored Playing God? Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom? (Routledge, 2nd ed., 2002) as well as Science, Theology, and Ethics (Ashgate 2003).

Along with Martinez Hewlett, Joshua Moritz, and Robert John Russell, he co-edited, Astrotheology: Science and Theology Meet Extraterrestrial Intelligence (2018). Along with Octavio Chon Torres, Joseph Seckbach, and Russell Gordon, he co-edited, Astrobiology: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy (Scrivener 2021).

See his website: