Templeton Prize for former Visiting Fellow


St Edmund’s College is pleased to congratulate Monsignor Professor Tomas Halik who was a Visiting Fellow in 2003, on the award of the 2014 Templeton Prize. Professor Halik is a Czech priest and philosopher who is President of the Czech Christian Academy and was influential in the formation of the Czech Republic. The Templeton Prize of £1.1 million is awarded each year to a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s breadth of spiritual dimensions, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works. Previous winners include Lord Rees, the former Master of Trinity College and Revd Dr John Polkinghorne, former President of Queens’ College and also an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund’s College. Further information can be found at Templeton Prize