Cover Story Sidebar | The billion-dollar Templeton Foundation (see "Honoring his father,"
Dec. 4) is a positive force in many of its core areas, including
Freedom and Free Enterprise-but its grants in religion reflect the
theology of its founder, John Templeton, who tried to meld aspects
of Christianity with Eastern religions. When Templeton offers
dollars, grant-seekers jump. According to an Investigative Fund
report on "God, Science and Philanthropy" published last year, the