Transcending Dawkins' God / A Christian Response to Dawkins

Speaker(s): Denis Alexander
Date: March 21 & 21, 2007
Length: 2:34:49
Product ID: RGDL3702I

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This is a set of two lectures; the first given at the University of British Columbia under the auspices of the Graduate and Faculty Christian Forum, the second delivered at Regent College. Both lectures address the relationship between science and faith in response to the popular book by Richard Dawkins entitled The God Delusion.

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Dr. Denis Alexander is the Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, St. Edmund's College, Cambridge, UK. Dr Alexander is also a Senior Affiliated Scientist at The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, where he supervises a research group in cancer and immunology, and where for many years he was Chairman of the Molecular Immunology Programme and Head of the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development. Dr Alexander was previously at the Imperial Cancer Research Laboratories in London (now Cancer Research UK), and prior to that spent 15 years developing university departments and laboratories overseas, latterly as Associate Professor of Biochemistry in the Medical Faculty of the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Dr Alexander was initially an Open Scholar at Oxford reading Biochemistry, before obtaining a PhD in Neurochemistry at the Institute of Psychiatry in London.

Dr Alexander writes, lectures and broadcasts widely in the field of science and religion. Since 1992 he has been Editor of the journal Science and Christian Belief, and currently serves on the UK Committee of Christians in Science and as one of the founding fellows of the International Society for Science and Religion. He is the author of Rebuilding the Matrix - Science and Faith in the 21st Century and of Can we be sure about anything? Science, faith, and postmodernism.

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