Prof John Lennox | City Bible Forum

John Lennox is Professor of Mathematics in the University of Oxford, Fellow in Mathematics and the Philosophy of Science, and Pastoral Advisor at Green Templeton College, Oxford. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University and at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and is a Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum.

In addition he teaches for the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme at the Executive Education Centre, Said Business School, Oxford University.

John is much loved for his quick, Irish wit and sense of humour. His extensive travels have exposed him to a variety of cultures, including former communist Europe and Asia. He is able to converse in numerous languages including Russian and German.

Prof Lennox has written numerous titles on the interface between science, philosophy and theology, including:

  • God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? (2009)
  • God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design is it Anyway? (2011)
  • Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists Are Missing the Target (2011)
  • Seven Days that Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science (2011)

He has 70 published mathematical papers and contributed to other academic texts.

He has debated Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Peter Singer and Lawrence Krauss at events around the globe, and is hailed as one of the most gifted speakers of our age.