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The 2019 E.T.S. Walton Lecture on Science and Religion:

Science, Religion and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Rev. Prof. David Wilkinson
St. John’s College, Durham University

The lecture was given on 4 April 2019 at Trinity College, Dublin.

Audio recording:
Prof. Wilkinson gave a lecture with the same title on 2 April in Belfast as the Church of Ireland Theological Lecture at Queen’s University. The audio recording of this lecture with slides is available on that website.

The lecture in Dublin was organised by Christians in Science Ireland in collaboration with the TCD Christian Union.

Rev. Prof. David Wilkinson is Professor and Principal of St. John's College in the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University. He has degrees in both astrophysics and theology and has written extensively about science and Christianity. One of his recent books is Science, Religion, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (Oxford UP 2017). More information about him can be found on his personal webpage.

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