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Daisy Scalchi, BBC Head of Religion and Ethics for Television, turns the tables on Reading our Times host Nick Spencer and talks to him about his book Magisteria: The Entangled Histories of Science and Religion. 16/05/2023
Science and religion have a long history. According to some, it’s a history of warfare; to others they are (or at least should be) non–overlapping.
Nick Spencer argues that neither view is right, and that the two have long been entangled, especially over the questions of what do we think of the human, and who gets to say. Buy a copy of Magisteria here.
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Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, including Magisteria: the entangled histories of science and religion (Oneworld, 2023), The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). He is host of the podcast Reading Our Times.
Posted 16 May 2023
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