Philip Clayton is Ingraham Professor at Claremont School of Theology and specializes in relations between science and religion. He is the author or editor of some fifteen books in the field, including God and Contemporary Science; Explanation from Physics to Theology; The Problem of God in Modern Thought; Mind and Emergence; and the Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science. From 1999 to 2003 Dr. Clayton served as principal investigator of the Science and the Spiritual Quest program at the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences in Berkeley, California.Jim Schaal attended Deep Springs College and earned a dual baccalaureate in physics and philosophy from the University of California, Davis. From 1999 to 2003 he served as program director of the Science and the Spiritual Quest program and currently is a graduate student at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.
William Phillips (1907-2002) was one of the founding editors of Partisan Review and served as editor in chief from the late 1960s. He was the author of A Sense of the Present.