Rev. Charles R. Meyer was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1945. After obtaining a doctorate in theology from the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois he pursued further historical studies at the Gregorian University in Rome. Currently he is an Emeritus Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake. Among the books he has published are: 'A Contemporary Theology of Grace' (1971), 'The Touch of God: a Theological Analysis of Religious Experience' (1971), 'What a Modern Catholic Believes about the Holy Spirit' (1974), and 'Religious Belief in a Scientific Age' (1983). He has been a frequent contributor to 'Chicago Studies', and his articles have appeared in the 'New Catholic Encyclopedia', 'The American Ecclesiastical Review', 'The Homiletic and Pastoral Review', 'Review for Religious', and 'Worship', among others. He is presently involved with the interface between religion and science.