Peter Harrison's Engagement Activities

Interview with Shoaib Malik, "Evolution, Providence, and Chance," Academic Access, 20 July 2020.

"Enlightened Racism?" ABC Religion and Ethics, 10 June 2020.

"Science and Human Values: Peter Harrison in Conversation," Marginalia, Los Angeles Review of Books, 13 March 2020.

Interview with Derrick Peterson, Cultural Encounters 15.1 (2019): 63-68.

Article: ‘Reformation of Science’, Aeon Magazine, 2 December, 2019.  Republished in RealClear Science. 

Interview with Sotiris Mitralexis, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. 13 July, 2019

Interview with Charles Styles, ‘The Best Books on the History of Science and Religion,’ “Five Books” Website.

Interviews with Nick Spencer. The Secret History of Science and Religion,  BBC Radio 4. 21 June, 28 June, 5 July, 2019.

Public Lecture: ‘The Shifting Territories of Science and Religion’, Regent College, Vancouver, 31 May, 2019.

Interview with David Robinson, "De-Mythologizing the Science-Religion Conflict," Regent College, April 25, 2019.

Bampton Lectures, University of Oxford.  12-19 February, 2019

Interview with Kostas Tampakis, Science and Orthodoxy Project, National Hellenic Research Foundation, YouTube, 2 Dec. 2018.

Public Lecture, ‘Science and Religion: New Perspectives on an Old Conflict’, University of Hong Kong, 11 October, 2018.

Interview. Drive with Steve Austin, ABC Radio, 7 June 2018. (2:01)

科学导致世俗化”?:流行叙事及其对立面 (Does Science lead to Secularization? Contesting Popular Narratives), in Penpai (The Paper), 26 May, 2018.

Opinion: “Virtues of the Mind: Reconceptualizing the Relationship between Religion and Science,” ABC Religion and Ethics, 24 May 2018.

Interview, ‘Can a Scientist Believe?’ Compass, ABC TV , 19 May, 2018

Opinion: "'I believe because it is absurd': Christianity's First Meme," Aeon Magazine, 9 April 2018. Republished in Big Think and Intellectual Takeout

Interview: "Oh, the Humanities," with David Rutledge, Philosopher's Zone, ABC Radio National 1 April 2018.

Plenary Lecture, ‘Clearing the Air about the Galileo Affair’, COSAC conference, Emmanuel College, Brisbane, 25 March, 2018.

Opinion: “The Enlightenment of Steven Pinker” ABC Religion and Ethics, posted 20 February, 2018.

Opinion: "An Eccentric Tradition: The Paradox of 'Western Values,'" ABC Religion and Ethics, posted 17 January 2018.

Blog Post: 彼得·哈里森︱新教与现代科学的形成(上)(Protestantism and the Making of Modern Science), tr. Butian Zhang, The Paper, 31 October 2017.

Interview: Interview with Chris Mulherin, The Melbourne Anglican, 30 October 2017.

Interview: 'Science and Secularity,' Interview with Robert Wright, The Wright Show, Meaningoflife.TV, posted 27 October 2017.

Opinion: 'The Reformation and the Rise of Science', ABC Religion and Ethics, posted 27 October 2017.

Blog Post: Why Religion is Not Going Away and Science will not Destroy It, Aeon Magazine, published 7 September 2017. Republished in The Week, Business Insider, The Wire, Intellectual Takeout, RealClear Religion, Biologos, Awaam, Herald, Orbiter, etc.; Portuguese tr. in Folha de S. Paulo, Portuguese tr. in Nexo, French tr. in Vice, Italian tr. in Oradireli.  

Interview: Radio Interview with Steve Austin, ABC Mornings, 29 August 2017.

Interview: Television Interview with Josué Bertolin,  Boa Vonade TV, Rio de Janiero, Brazil, 26 July 2017.

Interview: Christian Origins of Modern Science, The Australian Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, 30 June 2017 at the Sydney College of Divinity, published 13 July 2017.

Interview: Chatting with Heretics, Interview with Antony Funnell, Future Tense, ABC Radio National, 14 May 2017.

Blog Post: A Short Interview with Peter Harrison, History of Christianity Blog, 9 May 2017.

Public Science and Religion Forum: "Science and Faith: A Productive Engagement."  Hosted by the City Ministers of Brisbane with the Support of Emmanuel College. Cathedral of St Stephen precinct, 7 May 2017.

Interview: Are Science and Religion Incompatible?, Interview with Steve Patterson, Patterson in Pursuit, Ep. 55, posted 30 April 2017.

Video: Religious Origins of Modern Science?, Public Lecture, University of Chicago, 6 April, 2017.

Blog Post: Scientific Expertise in a Time of Pervasive Scepticism: Enlightenment Values Cannot Help Us Now, ABC Religion and Ethics, posted 22 March 2017.

Video: 'The Shifting Boundaries of Science and Religion', Public Lecture, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, 21 February, 2017.

Interview: Interview with Elpidoforos IntzempelisDiastixo (in Greek), 10 January 2017.

Radio Interview: “The Decline in the Influence of Religion,” Drive Program, ABC, broadcast 14 September 2017.

Interview: Interview with Kristian Petersen on The Territories of Science and Religion, New Books Network, posted on 21 July 2016.

Blog post: 'Are Science and Religion in Conflict?', Big Questions Online, posted on 28 June 2016.

Blog post: 'The Myth of a Perennial Battle between Science and Religion', Dialog: Theologie und Naturwissenshaften, posted on 1 May 2016.

Interview: Interview with Ken Myers, Mars Hill Audio, February 11, 2016.

Video:  'The Passions and Experimental Learning in Early Modern England', Plenary Lecture, Passions for Learning Conference, UWA, Perth, 6 November 2015

Blog: 'Miksi tieteen ja uskonnon konflikti voi joskus olla hyväkin asia’ (Finnish - 'Why Science-Religion Conflict is sometimes a Good Thing’), Areiopagi, 19 May, 2015.

Podcast: ‘Science vs Religion’, interview with John Dickson, Centre for Public Christianity, Sydney, May, 2015.

Radio Interview: "The link between Christianity and the Rise of Modern Science," ABC Local, Sunday Nights with John Cleary, 10 May 2015.

Video: ‘The End of Faith: Has Science Religion Redundant?’ The 2015 Richard Johnson Lecture, 7 May, 2015

Blog post: "Virtues of the Mind: Mapping the Territories of Science and Religion," ABC Religion and Ethics, posted on 20 April 2015

Blog post: "Is Science-Religion Conflict always a Bad Thing? Some Augustinian Considerations," BioLogos Forum, posted on 16 March 2015.

Podcast: ‘Science and Religion in Europe: A Historical Perspective,’ interview with Jack Tsonis on The Religious Studies Project conducted July 2014, posted 3 November 2014. With response from Lewis West.

Podcast: 'How Science Stemmed from Religion', Mornings with Steve Austin, 612 ABC Brisbane, 18 September, 2014.

Podcast: 'The Territories of Science and Religion', the New College Lectures, New College, UNSW, 9, 10, 11 September, 2014.

Video: 'Natural Causes, Divine Action, and Scientific Explanation', Plenary Lecture at 'Special Divine Action' conference, St Anne's College, Oxford, August 26, 2014.

Video: 'Biology and Worldviews: From Natural Theology to Evolutionary Epic', Keynote Address at 'Uses and Abuses of Biology' Conference, Christ's College, Cambridge, September 20, 2013.

Podcast:   "Concluding the Conflict between Science and Religion," Big Ideas, ABC Radio National, 18 June 2013.

Podcast: "Faith vs. Reason," Big Ideas, ABC Radio National, 28 May 2013.

Podcast: "Science and Secularization," Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, CHED Seminar Series--Narratives of Secularization, 14 March 2013.

Video:  "Religious Origins of Modern Science?" Pepperdine University Dean's Distinguished Lecture, October 2012, posted on 9 Nov. 2012.

Video: "Has Science Made Religion Obsolete?" BrisScience Lecture, UQ Science Week, Customs House, Brisbane, 17 Sept. 2012.

Blog post: "Christianity and the Rise of Western Science," ABC Religion and Ethics, posted on 8 May 2012.

Video: "Science, Religion and the Enlightenment," St. Johns Nottingham Video Timeline Project, posted on 16 Nov. 2011.

Video: "Science, Religion and Modernity," 2011 Gifford Lectures, posted on 23 March 2011. Also posted on iTunes U

Video: "The Bible and the Emergence of Science," Faraday Institute Lecture, Downing College, Cambridge, posted on 8 Feb. 2010.

Video: "Religion and the Early Royal Society," Faraday Institute Lecture, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, posted on 9 Feb. 2010.