God or Science – Do we have to choose?

Talk by Sharon Dirckx Read Sharon’s full biography In this 40-minute talk, brain imaging scientist Sharon Dirckx discusses do we have to choose between science and God? Scientism, miracles, order in the natural world and the Big Bang come under Sharon’s scrutiny,...

Why Natural Disasters?

Article by Sharon Dirckx Read Sharon’s full biography Why Natural Disasters? Many of us are watching our TV screens in horror as Hurricane Irma rips through and devastates the Caribbean islands. The Category 5 storm, with wind speeds of up to 185mph (295 km/h), has...

How do we make sense of God and other religions?

Talk by Sharon Dirckx Sharon’s Biography The 2011 Census showed there are six major religions in the UK, yet many people believe that all religions are fundamentally the same, just with superficial differences. Here Dr Sharon Dirckx argues the reality is the...

Looking at God, Evil and Personal Suffering?

Talk by Sharon Dirckx Read Sharon’s full biography – Why do bad things happen? – If God exists, why doesn’t he do something? – Why am I being singled out? Of all the hurdles to faith, surely suffering must be the greatest. It tears lives apart...

Who do we complain to?

Talk by Sharon Dirckx Read Sharon’s full biography Terrorist attacks, earthquakes, Syria’s civil war, the refugee crisis, disease and bereavement – suffering comes in many guises and no one is immune from its clutches. And it often leads to a simple question: “Why?”...