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Here are some of the most recent talks, as well as a few that are coming soon:

'Leap of Faith - Can believers in science be believers in God? 1 month ago

Tom McLeish

The first question is - ‘why is this even a question?’. Newton, Faraday, Maxwell, Heisenberg, (and those are just some physicists) all believed in God, so where is the problem? However, today we wonder whether rational belief in science can really fit with the "leap of faith" that Christians seem to take. Durham Professor of Physics and Anglican lay preacher Tom McLeish FRS tackles this question with us at the lunchbar.

But It's My Right! Is anyone really satisfied with free speech? 8 months ago

Most of us would agree that free speech is a good thing. But when we use this free speech to challenge the status quo, we get shut down in the name of social justice. Wherever there are people, we find this tension between our desire for expression and our desire for justice. How can a just God make an expressive world of people?

A delusional story 10 months ago

Niv Lobo

How can anyone believe that Jesus rose from the dead? Christianity confidently asserts that the impossible – a dead man coming back to life – not only actually happened, but that it changes everything today. Is there any reason at all to take this claim seriously? Can any twenty-first century person actually believe it

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