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God and the Brain: What neuroscience can teach us about people and God, by Alasdair Coles

Can science can teach us anything useful about how we relate to and experience God?  Does neuroscience tell us that religious beliefs and experiences are nothing more than electrical events in the brain?

This recording is of a talk given by Revd Dr Alasdair Coles at an event organised by Test of FAITH at the Pentecost Festival,LICC, 8th June 2011. Recording here

Dr Coles is a lecturer in neurommunology at Cambridge University, consultant neurologist to Addenbrooke’s and Peterborough Hospitals, and curate in the Anglican Church. He was also interviewed for the Test of FAITH documentary and book.


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