Press Release Hesse

June 5, 2022


Crossroad Publishing announces the release of Faith and Science: A Journey into God’s Mystical Love. This book introduces a fresh voice into the sometimes polarizing subject of faith and science. Catholic Deacon Robert J. Hesse, Ph.D. offers a unique look into two subjects, which seem counter intuitive. How can these topics come together? In what ways do they meet? Does one take a backseat to the other? The book explores the asymptotic convergence, approaching but not touching, of faith and science over a broad range of disciplines including: physics to creation, chemistry to life, biology to consciousness and psychology to mysticism; all accessible in language non-scientists can understand.

Using his compelling personal story, detailed images and colorful pictures, Hesse leads the reader on a fascinating journey through the universe, which led him back to his religious roots. He shares his pitfalls, side trips, assumptions and questions as he explores and explains scientific theory from the Big Bang to ultimately finding serenity in God’s indwelling presence. He wants you to know, believe and accept God exists in every human, no matter gender, race, creed, ethnicity. Join him on his interesting, questioning, heart-felt quest to experiencing God’s awe in a very personal way.

100% of the author’s royalties are being donated to the non-profit, 501(c)(3), Contemplative Network, formed in 2011 to promote contemplative prayer, interfaith dialog, and scientific research into the healing properties of prayer. For more information, visit  Hesse is available for live or Zoom interviews, presentations and seminars, which can be arranged by contacting:

Jan Masterson

Contemplative Network

P.O. Box 941464

Houston, Texas 77094 U.S.A.


Robert J. Hesse, PhD. is Chairman and Co-founder of Contemplative Network. He is a permanent Catholic deacon of the Galveston-Houston Archdiocese. Hesse is retired Vice Chairman and faculty member of the interfaith Institute for Spirituality and Health. He is adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas and faculty member of the Magis Center and the Spiritual Direction Institute. He teaches a graduate course on faith and science and shares the practice of the Oneness Prayer. Hesse has given numerous international and interfaith presentations, retreats and courses on Faith and Science, having degrees in both. Contact Hesse at





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