The Metanexus Institute is pleased to announce the $4.6 million Templeton Advanced Research Program, generously
supported with funding from the John Templeton Foundation. The primary goal of this new research program is to foster innovation in research design
as well as the scientific scope and impact of religion and spirituality.
A second goal is to encourage the development of creative insights into the
forces that shape and expand world religions and the human conceptualization of God. The Templeton Advanced Research Program is a request for proposals
initiative offering grant awards in three distinct areas: