David Wilkinson (theologian)
David Adam Wilkinson, FRAS (born 16 May 1963 ) is a British  Methodist minister, theologian, astrophysicist and academic. He is the current Principal of St John's College, Durham, and a professor in the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University. He is the author of several books on the relationship between science and religion,   and a regular contributor to  on Thought for the Day BBC Radio 4. He has a  PhD in astrophysics and is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.
Wilkinson began his career as a scientist. He studied theology at
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge as part of his training as a Methodist minister. After ordination, he worked at a large church in Liverpool and acted as chaplain at the  University of Liverpool.
Selected bibliography Books
... (1993). God, the big bang, and Stephen Hawking. Tunbridge Wells, England: Monarch. ISBN 9781854242075.
... (1997). Alone in the universe?: aliens, the X-files & God. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. ISBN 9780830819386.
with Frost, Rob (1999). A new start?: hopes and dreams for the new millennium. London: Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 9780340713891.
... (2002). The message of creation: encountering the Lord of the universe. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. ISBN 9780830824052.
with Barton, Stephen (2009). Reading Genesis after Darwin. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195383362.
... (2010). Christian eschatology and the physical universe. London: T & T Clark. ISBN 9780567045461.
... (2013). Science, religion, and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-1996-8020-7. ... (2015). When I pray what does God do. Oxford, UK: Monarch. ISBN 978-0-8572-1604-5. Articles
... (2002). "The Art of Apologetics in the 21st Century". Anvil. 19: 5–17.
... (2008). "(2008). Dawkins, the Simpsons and God: Public Theology and Pop Culture". Epworth Review. 35 (4): 6–20.
... (2009). "The Work of a Friend: Theology in the Light of the Origin of Species". Epworth Review. 36 (2): 45–65. ... (2009). "Christian Apologetics in a Post-Christian Culture". Catalyst. 35 (2): 1–3. References
"Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 16 May 2013 . Retrieved . 15 May 2014 the Rev Prof David Wilkinson, Principal of St John's College, University of Durham, 50
"St John's College". St John's College . Retrieved . 2011-02-16
"Theology and Religion Department Staff". Durham University . Retrieved . 2011-02-16
Tallentire, Mark (16 September 2013). "Is God an alien? Science, religion and the search for extraterrestrial life". Durham Times . Retrieved . 15 May 2014
"Thought for the Day". BBC . Retrieved . 2011-02-16
"Engaging with awe". Fitzwilliam College. Archived from the original on 2014-03-02 . Retrieved . 2014-02-23 External links
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