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Darwin and the Invisible Gardner: Perspectives on Science and Faith – Shrewsbury Cathedral, February 18

A lecture on the impact of Charles Darwin’s work on beliefs about divine action, and hot this impact shapes our understanding of science and faith today.

FR ANDREW PINSENT is Research Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at the University of Oxford. Formerly a particle physicist on the DELPHI experiment at CERN, he has degrees in philosophy and theology and a second doctorate in philosophy. His publications include work in virtue ethics, neurotheology, science and religion, the philosophy of the person, insight, divine action, and the nature of evil. In the media, in schools, and at a great diversity of other venues, he is a regular contributor to public engagement with science and faith issues. The lecture will begin at 7pm and will be 45 minutes long with a 15 minute questions and answers session at the end. Refreshments will be available at 8pm at the Orchard Cafe which is part of the Cathedral.