The Devout Donor

The Devout Donor

The Devout Donor By Jessi Hempel 11/28/2005 Business Week John Templeton’s $550 million gift doubles his funding of research aimed at showing that science and religion needn’t be at odds Sir John Marks Templeton has been a contrarian from the start. In 1939, when he...
Sir John Templeton: How To Find The Road Map to Spiritual Wealth

Sir John Templeton: How To Find The Road Map to Spiritual Wealth

Sir John Templeton: How To Find The Road Map to Spiritual Wealth By Alexander Green 2/8/2008 The Investment U e-Letter: Issue #761 Everyone has his heroes. In my eyes, none living stands larger than 95-year-old Sir John Templeton. Templeton is not just a brilliant...
Refresh Button: Philanthropy Outside the Box

Refresh Button: Philanthropy Outside the Box

  Refresh Button: Philanthropy Outside the Box By Robert Johnson 7/31/2005 NY Times At 92, Sir John Marks Templeton may seem an unlikely dispenser of the maxim that life is short. But he is not talking about the number of years that one has to draw breath. What...
Remembering Sir John Templeton

Remembering Sir John Templeton

Remembering Sir John Templeton By Jessi Hempel 11/28/2008 Fortune Magazine A writer recalls a visit to the great contrarian investor as friends gather to celebrate his 96th birthday. NEW YORK (Fortune) — If Sir John Templeton were alive today, he’d probably be...
God’s Venture Capitalist: The strange quest of Sir John Templeton

God’s Venture Capitalist: The strange quest of Sir John Templeton

God’s Venture Capitalist: The strange quest of Sir John Templeton By David Plotz 6/8/1997 Slate Andrew Carnegie’s libraries embodied the democratic confidence of the Gilded Age. John D. Rockefeller’s universities enshrined the scientific meliorism of the Progressive...