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Conversations about Beliefs | LEICESTER | Andy Bannister

17 March @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm


Hosted by the Leicester Church of Christ (www.leicester.church)

Topics covered:

  • What Conversations About God Should Be Like
  • God and Science: Why God Loves Science and Why Science Needs God
  • Islam: Understanding and Reaching Muslims
  • Given All The Options, Why Jesus?
  • Q&A

Our two guest speakers:

David Hutchings is a Physics Teacher near York. He is the co-author of Let There Be Science (Lion 2017) and a regular speaker and writer on the interaction between science and Christianity. He holds a First Class Physics degree from the University of York and also works with the Institute of Physics, with whom he has helped popularise the subject to the general public and to train science teachers.

Andy Bannister is the Director of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity, speaking and teaching regularly throughout the UK, Europe, Canada, the USA, and the wider world. From universities to churches, business forums to TV and radio, he regularly address audiences of both Christians and those of all faiths and none on issues relating to faith, culture, politics and society. He holds a PhD in Islamic Studies and is the author of An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur’an (a ground breaking and innovative study that reveals many of the ways the Qur’an was first composed) and The Atheist Who Didn’t Exist (or: The Dreadful Consequences of Really Bad Arguments). He also co-wrote and presented the TV documentary, Burning Questions.

Proposed Schedule
9:30am Registration and refreshments
10:00-10:45 am First Session
11:00-11:45am Second Session
12:00-12:45pm Third Session
12:45-1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm-2:00pm Fourth Session
2:00pm-2:30pm Q&A

This is a ticketed event and capacity limited. The event is free of charge. A small voluntary contribution towards costs would however be appreciated on the day. To book your place please click here.

Food ~ refreshments and lunch:
Coffee and pastries will be served on arrival, and drinks will be available during breaks.
No lunch will be provided. Attendees are welcome to bring their own food. A Sainsburys Local and other shops and takeaways are situated around the corner from The Y.

Is any childcare available? We regret that no childcare is available. This event is for adults, further education students and teens.


17 March
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:


Leicester Church of Christ


Y Theatre
East Street
Leicester, LE1 6EY United Kingdom
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