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SRF Annual Conference 2021 - Online


Topic: Science, Religion and Human Identity

Date: 26th - 28th May 2021

View the Conference Program.

View the Gowland Public Lecture 2021 here.

Keynote Speakers and Titles

The Gowland Public Lecture: 'Transformative Creatures: Theology, Gender Diversity and Human Identity’ – Prof. Susanna Cornwall with Rev. Canon Dr Rachal Mann responding.

'What can science and biblical scholarship say about human identity as imago Dei' – Prof. Mark Harris


‘Neurology and religion: the role of clinical case studies in understanding the relationship between the brain and faith.’ – Rev. Dr Joanna Collicut McGrath


‘What Experimental Approaches can Contribute to Understanding the Psychobiological and Social Effects of Religion’ – Dr Miguel Farias

‘Christian faith, mental health, and the natural world: possibilities and pitfalls' – Dr Tasia Scrutton

‘All in the Head?: Spiritual Technologies and the New Science of Psychedelics’ – Dr Sarah Lane Ritchie

The SRF Annual General Meeting for SRF Members also took place as part of this conference at 2pm, May 28th May.

There was a launch event for 'Made in the Image of God', a new book edited by Michael Fuller and David Jasper on the 28th May. View the video from this here.


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