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Revd Prof David Wilkinson

Email: david.wilkinson@durham.ac.uk

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