Thomism, Nature and Science

Giuseppe Tanzella-Nitti

G. Tanzella-Nitti (born 1955) took his university degree in Astronomy at the University of Bologna (1977), and his doctorate in Dogmatic Theology, at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, (1991). Italian C.N.R. fellow (1978-1981), he has been appointed Astronomer of the Astronomical Observatory of Turin (1981-1985). He is now Full Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce in Rome and Adjunct Scholar (2015) at the Vatican Observatory. Founder and director of the Advanced School for the Interdisciplinary Research and editor in chief of the Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science ( His fields of interest and research concern Theology of Revelation, theological and philosophical image of God, historical and philosophical perspectives of the dialogue between scientific culture and Christian theology. He is author of about 20 books, including a Fundamental Theology in Scientific Context (2015-2018), a 4-volume treatise in Italian which develops the whole program of Fundamental theology having on its background the results of contemporary scientific culture. A partial English translation, Scientific Perspectives on Fundamental Theology, is now in press at Claremont Press, Los Angeles.