Revd Prof Frank BudenholzerRevd Prof Frank Budenholzer S.V.D.

Professor of Chemistry
Fu Jen Catholic University in Xinzhuang, Taiwan

New Taipei City, Taiwan


Frank Budenholzer is Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Fu Jen Catholic University in Xinzhuang, Taiwan. He is also taught part-time lecturer in the departments of philosophy and religious studies at Fu Jen. He received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago in physical chemistry and a Master of Arts degree from the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago in philosophical theology. His field of scientific research is theoretical and computational molecular reaction dynamics. In the cross-disciplinary study of religion and science, his main interests include the relationship of religion and science in the context of Chinese culture, applications of the thought of Bernard Lonergan to religion-science issues and research ethics. Dr. Budenholzer is an ordained Catholic priest and a member of the religious community of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD).

Honoraria Titles

Major Prizes

Religion, Philosophy & History Interests

Buddhism, Christianity-Catholicism, Confusianism, Ethics, History of Science, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion, Taoism, Theology

Science & Technology Interests

Mathematics, Physics


Religion and Science in the Context of Chinese Culture (edited volume)

ATF Press 2006
Co-authors: Eds: Frank Budenholzer; Chan, Tak-kwong; Tsai, Yi-Jia,