Speakers

 

BeheMichael J. Behe is a Fellow of the Discovery Institute and Professor of Biological Sciences at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978. His book, Darwin's Black Box discusses the implications for neo-Darwinism of what he calls "irreducibly complex" biochemical systems. The book was internationally reviewed in over one hundred publications and recently named by National Review and World magazine as one of the 100 most important books of the 20th century.

 

MortensonTerry Mortenson of Answers in Genesis has lectured on the creation-evolution controversy in 18 countries since the late 1970s.  With a Ph.D. in the history of geology from the University of Coventry in England and an M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago, he is the author of numerous magazine and journal articles and several book chapters. He and his wife, Margie, have been happily married since 1976 and have eight children and three grandchildren.

 

RossHugh Ross of Reasons to Believe has received degrees in both physics and astronomy.  After completing those degrees in Canada, Dr. Ross went to the United States for postdoctoral studies.  His scientific inquiry led him to believe the Bible as truth.  In 1986, Dr. Ross founded Reasons To Believe, a science-faith think tank.  Dr. Ross has written many books, such as The Fingerprint of God, The Creator and the Cosmos, and others.   He lives in California with his wife, Kathy, and their two sons.

 

LennoxJohn Lennox is Professor in Mathematics at the University of Oxford and Fellow in Mathematics and Philosophy of Science at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford.  Possessing doctorates from Oxford, Cambridge, and the University of Wales, he travels widely speaking on the interface between science and religion.  Prof. Lennox has debated atheists ranging from Victor Stenger to Richard Dawkins and is the author of God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? He and his wife Sally have three grown-up children and live near Oxford.


Gilbert LennoxGilbert Lennox was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland and has an honors degree in Modern Languages from Queen’s University Belfast, where he also did post-graduate work and trained as a teacher. He left his career in education in 1995 to devote himself to Bible teaching and leadership within Glenabbey Church, where he is an elder and senior pastor.  He and his wife, Heather, have 4 grown up children.



BurgessRick Burgess is the co-host of the nationally syndicated Rick and Bubba Show. The show is heard across the country on over 65 radio stations and XM Channel 158 and is based out of Birmingham, Alabama. Rick has also co-written three New York Times best selling books and has appeared numerous times on the Fox News Programs Fox and Friends and Hannity and Colmes, plus numerous appearances on the Sean Hannity Radio Show. Rick and his wife, Sherri, have five children.