Javier Sánchez Cañizares
Javier Sánchez Cañizares (Córdoba, 1970) has a PhD in Physics from the Autonomous University of Madrid (1999) and a PhD in Theology from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome (2006). He has been Assistant Professor in the Department of Theoretical Physics of Condensed Matter at the UAM, Assistant Professor of Moral Theology at the Faculty of Theology at the UNAV and is currently Associate Professor at the Ecclesiastical Faculty of Philosophy at the UNAV. He directs the group “Science, Reason and Faith” (CRYF) and is a researcher of the group “Mind-Brain” of the Institute of Culture and Society. He has published over 60 research articles in physics, philosophy and theology. Among others, he has published the following books: “The Revelation of God in Creation: Patristic References to Acts 17:16-34” (EUSC 2006); “Human Morality and the Paschal Mystery. The hope of the Son” (EUNSA 2011); “Reason and faith: the fullness of moral life” (EUNSA 2013); “Creative nature” (RIALP 2018) (with Javier Novo and Rubén Pereda). His main interests focus on the relationship between science and religion, the philosophy of nature and the relevance of quantum mechanics to the understanding of human uniqueness in the universe.