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The 2015 Walton Lecture


Dealing with Darwin: Place, Politics and Polemics in Christian Engagements with Evolution
Prof. David Livingstone
School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology
Queen's University, Belfast

The lecture was given on 24 April 2015 at Maynooth University, and on 15 May 2015 in The Hub, Belfast.

Audio recordings (Maynooth lecture):
Introduction (mp3, 1.4 Mb)
Walton Lecture (mp3, 20 Mb)
Questions and Answers (mp3, 7 Mb)

Slides:
Slides (pdf, 2.8 Mb)

This lecture was organised by Christians in Science Ireland in collaboration with the Maynooth Christian Union and The Hub Belfast.

David N. Livingstone is Professor of Geography and Intellectual History at Queen's University Belfast. He is the author of a number of books including Darwin's Forgotten Defenders (Scottish Academic Press) and Dealing with Darwin: Place, Politics and Rhetoric in Religious Encounters with Evolution (Johns Hopkins University Press). He has given the 2014 Gifford Lectures. More information about David Livingstone can be found on his personal webpage.



The 2013 Walton Lecture


Genes, Determinism and God
Dr. Denis Alexander
The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion
St. Edmund's College, Cambridge University

The lecture was given on 10 October 2013 at Trinity College Dublin, and on 11 October 2013 in The Hub, Belfast.

Audio recordings (Dublin lecture):
Introduction (mp3, 0.5 Mb)
Walton Lecture (mp3, 14 Mb)
Questions and Answers (mp3, 7.6 Mb)

Slides:
Slides (pdf, 6.3 Mb)

This lecture was organised by Christians in Science Ireland in collaboration with the Trinity College Christian Union and The Hub Belfast.

Dr. Denis Alexander is the Emeritus Director of The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion in Cambridge (UK), and has written extensively about science and Christianity. He has given the 2012 Gifford Lectures. More information about him can be found on his personal webpage.



The 2011 Walton Lecture


Darwin's Impact on the Relationship between Science and Religion
Rev. Prof. David Wilkinson
St. Johnís College, Durham University

The lecture was given on 24 November 2011 at University Road Moravian Church, Belfast, and at Trinity College, Dublin.

Audio recordings (Dublin lecture):
Introduction (mp3, 1.6 Mb)
Walton Lecture (mp3, 13 Mb)
Questions and Answers (mp3, 5.7 Mb)

Slides and review:
Slides (pdf, 2.7 Mb)
Review (pdf, 97 kb)

This lecture was organised by Christians in Science Ireland in collaboration with the University Road Moravian Church and the Trinity College Dublin Christian Union.

Rev. Prof. David Wilkinson has degrees in both astrophysics and theology and has written extensively about science and Christianity. More information about him can be found on his personal webpage.



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