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Revd Dr David Wilkinson

Dr David Wilkinson trained first as a scientist and then as a theologian. His first PhD was in astrophysics, looking at the process of star and galaxy formation, and mass extinctions. After this he studied theology at Cambridge and became a Methodist minister. Later he completed a PhD in theology and since then has held a number of different positions at Durham University in apologetics and theology. He is now Principal of St John’s College and Lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University.

He is interested in current culture and has written books relating subjects such as ‘The X-Files’ and Star Wars to Christianity, as well as a number of other popular level books. He is committed to Newcastle United, ‘The Simpsons’ and Bob Dylan. He is married to Alison, and they have two children.