An Evening Talk by Dr David Wilkinson

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 20:00 - 21:20
Prinsep St Presbyterian Church

Hawking, Extra-Terrestrials, and Accelerating Universe – Challenges to the Christian Faith in the 21st Century

8.00PM – 9.30PM

Venue: Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church (PSPC), 77 Prinsep Street

No registration is required but the meeting venue is limited to 60 pax. Attendance will be based on  a first-come-first-serve basis.

About the speaker:
David Wilkinson is Principal of St John’s College, Durham University. He is also Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion. His background is research is in theoretical astrophysics, where he gained a PhD in the study of star formation, the chemical evolution of galaxies and terrestrial mass extinctions. Dr Wilkinson is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. After this research he trained for the Methodist ministry, serving in a variety of appointments. His current work at Durham University involves the relationship of the Christian faith to contemporary culture, from science to pop-culture. He also holds a PhD in Systematic Theology where he explored the future of the physical universe.

His recent books include “Christian Eschatology and the Physical Universe” (T&T Clark) and “Science, Religion and SETI” to be published in 2013 by OUP.


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