With the visit of Laurence Krauss to Australia the issue of the 'conflict' between science and Christianity is again in the news. This interview from CPX with Professor David Wilkinson is a reminder that the conflict is often over-stated!
David Wilikinson works in the Theology and Religion department at Durham University. His background is research in theoretical astrophysics, where his PhD was in the study of star formation, the chemical evolution of galaxies and terrestrial mass extinctions such as the event which wiped out the dinosaurs. He is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and has published a wide range of papers on these subjects. His latest book is called Science, Religion and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.
The CPX website is at www.publicchristianity.org.