Life on the Edge: Exploring the Ocean through Science and Faith : [nb event scheduled for 18 Nov postponed until 8 Jun 2022, Wadebridge and ONLINE ]

June 8, 2022 | 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
Wadebridge Town Hall, The Platt Wadebridge PL27 7AQ & online

Scientists & Environmentalists in Cornish Churches will be thrilled this new project has launched in North Cornwall!

What if science and faith were not opposites at all? Instead, what if they needed each other in the search for truth?

Rev Professor David Wilkinson, Radio 4 Thought for the Day Speaker, Principal of St Johns College Durham

Life on the Edge

Exploring the Ocean through Science and Faith


A series of seven innovative evenings in Autumn 2021

Led by Guest Speakers who are Professional Marine Scientists, experts in their fields of research, and who are also committed Christians

Venue:        Wadebridge Town Hall     7.00 – 9.00pm    with refreshments

register on Eventbrite



presented by

Cornerstone Methodist Church


St Johns College Durham

ECLAS Scientists in Congregations

Templeton Religion Trust

Autumn Programme 2021

Ocean Science from a Christian Perspective

All events are held in Wadebridge Town Hall, from 7-9pm

Thursday September 23rd

Exploring the Ocean through Science and Faith: Encouraging true dialogue

 with Dr Mike Kent & Revd Alistair Sharp

co-directors of the Life on the Edge project

Thursday September 30th

Order out of Chaos

with Prof. David Huntley

Professor of Physical Oceanography and Reader at St Andrews Church

Thursday October 7th

Valuing Blue Spaces: Navigating connections between oceans, climate, & health

with Dr Tim Taylor

Senior Lecturer at the European Centre for Environment  & Human Health

Thursday October 21st:

Marine life is breath-taking…. but what has it ever done for us?

with Prof. John Spicer

Professor of Marine Biology, member of Mutley Baptist Church and author of Biodiversity: a beginner’s guide

Thursday November 4th

a Rocha Research Team : Studying, protecting, and restoring marine habitats

with Hannah Hereward and other members of the a Rocha marine research team led by Dr Bob Sluka

Thursday November 11th

Exploring marine frontiers

Dr Mike Kent and Revd Alistair Sharp with guest marine scientist Dr Nick Higgs, Director of the Eleuthera Institute, the Bahamas, and Honorary Research Associate at the Natural History Museum.

Thursday November 18th Postponed until 8 Jun 2022

The Ocean Makes the Earth Habitable

with Prof Meric Srokosz

Professor of Physical Cceanography and author of ‘Blue Planet Blue God’

Life on the Edge

is part of the

Templeton Religion Trust funded Scientists in Congregations project

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