Revd Prof David Wilkinson
David Wilkinson is Principal of St John's College and part-time Lecturer in Theology and Science in the Department of Theology at the University of Durham, England. His background is research in theoretical astrophysics, where he gained a PhD in the study of star formation, the chemical evolution of galaxies and terrestrial mass extinctions. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He also holds a PhD in Systematic Theology.
Recent science-religion publications:
Wilkinson, D. (2006) Cosmology in New Dictionary of Apologetics, ed. Campbell-Jack, C. and McGrath, G. IVP.
Wilkinson, D. (2006) Carl Sagan in New Dictionary of Apologetics, ed. Campbell-Jack, C. and McGrath, G. IVP.
Wilkinson, D. (2008) Creation Accounts in the Old Testament: The Gowland Lecture in Creation and the Abrahamic Faiths, ed. N. Spurway, Cambridge Scholar’s Press, Newcastle, pp. 1-12..
Wilkinson, D. (2008) Natural theology in contemporary cosmology in The Edge of Reason? Science and Religion in Modern Society, ed. Alex Bentley, London, Continuum, pp. 186-192
Barton, S. and Wilkinson, D. (eds.) (2009) Reading Genesis After Darwin, OUP.
Wilkinson, D. (2009) Worshipping the Creator God: The Christian Doctrine of Creation in Darwin, Creation and the Fall ed. R.J. Berry and T.A. Noble, Leicester, IVP, p. 15-29.
Wilkinson, D. (2010) Christian Eschatology and the Physical Universe, T&T Clark.
Wilkinson, D. (2013) Science, Religion and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life, OUP