School of Divinity

Science and Religion

Mondays 4.10 to 5.30pm, Baillie Room, unless otherwise noted

All are welcome. For enquiries, please contact Dr Sarah Lane Ritchie. Email

Semester 1: Autumn 2019

Date Speaker Topic
16 September

Prof Mark Harris


Introducing the Landscape of Science and Religion for MSc students

23 September

Dr Mike Fuller


 Introducing the History of Science and Religion for MSc students

30 September

Dr Sarah Lane Ritchie


Introducing the Philosophy of Science for MSc students

7 October

Dr Glaire Anderson

(Edinburgh College of Art)

Wonders that Prove the Wisdom of the Merciful: Instruments of Science & Visual Culture in the Age of the Great Caliphs

14 October

Dr David Brown

(Independent Scholar)      

Evolution as Ontology

21 October Book panel

Divine Action in the Human Mind, by Dr Sarah Lane Ritchie     

***Co-hosted by Science & Religion and Theology & Ethics***

11 November

Ingrid Malm Lindberg


The Cognitive Role of Imagination in Science and Religion

18 November

Dr Liam Fraser

Church of Scotland Campus Minister


Opposites Attract: New Atheist and Six-Day Creationist Approaches Toward Science and Scripture