Brief Biography of
Robin Collins (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1993) is professor of philosophy at Messiah College (Grantham, PA) specializing in the area of science and religion. He has written over twenty-five articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics, such as the fine-tuning of the cosmos as evidence for the existence of God, evolution and original sin, the doctrine of atonement, Asian religions and Christianity, and Bohm's theory of quantum mechanics. His most recent articles and book chapters include "Philosophy of Science and Religion" in The Oxford Handbook of Science and Religion (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), "Divine Action and Evolution" in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming), "The Multiverse Hypothesis: A Theistic Perspective" in Universe or Multiverse? (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), and "God and the Laws of Nature" in Theism or Naturalism: New Philosophical Perspectives (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). He is also currently completing a book that presents the case for design based on physics and cosmology, tentatively titled The Well-Tempered Universe: God, Cosmic Fine-tuning, and the Laws of Nature.