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...
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...