Professor Lewis Wolpert is Emeritus Professor of Biology at University College London. Professor Russell Cowburn is Chair of Nanotechnology at Imperial College.

Wolpert is an atheist, Cowburn a Christian.

Following on from a debate at Gunnersbury Baptist Church, the two scientists tackle the question “does science tell us anything about God?” Wolpert believes it does - that belief in God is a product of evolution. Cowburn believes that both science and scripture witness to a God who reveals himself to us.

Their conversation ranges over evolution, the new atheism and whether God should reveal himself through the miraculous.


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