British physicist will address science, religion and wisdom

October 22, 2016
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by Olaf Slaymaker

October 21, 2016

photo above: Dr. Tom McLeish will speak at UBC, SFU, TWU and Regent College.

an excerpt:

A prominent British scientist will make a speaking tour of local universities October 31 – November 3. Covering topics from ‘Science, Religion and the Search for Wisdom’ to ‘A Modern Scientist in the Footsteps of Job,’ Dr. Tom McLeish will speak at SFU, Regent College, UBC and TWU.

Dr. Olav Slaymaker, professor emeritus in UBC’s Department of Geography, recently wrote this comment on McLeish’s Faith & Wisdom in Science (Oxford University Press, 2014). The review is re-posted by permission.


Tom McLeish is professor of physics and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research at the highly ranked University of Durham in the United Kingdom. With this book he has initiated a new genre of writing about the relation between science and faith.

I have a raft of books on theology and science; this book is the first one of which I am aware that attempts a theology of science.

Please click on: Theology of Science

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Wayne Northey was Director of Man-to-Man/Woman-to-Woman – Restorative Christian Ministries (M2/W2) in British Columbia, Canada from 1998 to 2014, when he retired. He has been active in the criminal justice arena and a keen promoter of Restorative Justice since 1974. He has published widely on peacemaking and justice themes. You will find more about that on this website: a work in progress.

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