John Lennox - Science and Ethics

John Lennox MA, MA(Bioethics), PhD., DPhil, DSc., is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and Fellow in Mathematics and Philosophy of Science, and Pastoral Advisor at Green Templeton College. He is also Lecturer at Wycliffe-Hall, University of Oxford. He is a native of Northern Ireland and went to school there. He was then Exhibitioner and Senior Scholar at Emmanuel College Cambridge, where he also attended the last lectures of C.S. Lewis, and then became Reader in Mathematics at the University of Wales, Cardiff. During his 29 years in Cardiff he spent a year at each of the universities of Wuerzburg, Freiburg (as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow) and Vienna and has lectured extensively in both Eastern and Western Europe, Russia and North America on mathematics, apologetics and the exposition of Scripture.

He has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles on mathematics and co-authored two Oxford Mathematical Monographs and has worked as a translator of Russian mathematics. He also speaks French and German.

In addition he teaches on Science and Religion in the University of Oxford and on Apologetics and Biblical Exposition at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is the author of a number of books on the relations of science with religion and ethics, the most recent of which are: Informetika, Budapest, Harmat-Keve, 2001; Hat die Wissenschaft Gott begraben? (Has Science buried God?), Brockhaus, 2002 (Spanish Clie 2003). Worldview 2004 with Professor D.W. Gooding (3 volumes in Russian and Ukrainian). His most recent book is "God's Undertaker - Has Science buried God?" (Lion Hudson 2007).

During the Cold War he made repeated visits over 25 years to many of the Communist countries and since the collapse of communism has visited Russia repeatedly speaking in Universities and Academies of Science.

He has been married to Sally (for 40 years) and they have three children and four grandchildren and live in the countryside near Oxford.

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