John Haught
Biography & Resources


John F. Haught, PhD, is a Roman Catholic theologian and the Landegger Distinguished Professor of Theology at Georgetown University. His area of expertise is systematic theology, with a special interest in issues of science, cosmology, ecology, and reconciling evolution and religion.

Haught, who established the Georgetown Center for the Study of Science and Religion, is the author of many books on the evolution debate, including Is Nature Enough? Meaning and Truth in the Age of Science (2006), Deeper Than Darwin: The Prospect for Religion in the Age of Evolution (2003), and God After Darwin: A Theology of Evolution (1999). In 2005, Haught testified as an expert witness for the plaintiffs in the famous Intelligent Design case of Kitzmiller vs. the Dover Area School District in Pennsylvania, arguing against the school board’s plan to allow Intelligent Design to be taught as an alternative to evolution in public schools.

selected books

God After Darwin: A Theology of Evolution
(Westview Press, 2000)
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Science and Religion in Search of Cosmic Purpose
Editor (Georgetown University Press, 2000)
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Science and Religion: From Conflict to Conversation
(Paulist Press, 1995)
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The Promise of Nature: Ecology and Cosmic Purpose
(Paulist Press, 1993)
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Mystery and Promise: A Theology of Revelation
(Liturgical Press, 1993)
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What Is Religion?
(Paulist Press, 1990)
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The Revelation of God in History
(Michael Glazier Press, 1988)
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articles & interviews

Articles & interviews in What Is Enlightenment? magazine

A God-Shaped Hole at the Heart of Our Being