Professor John Lennox

Professor John Lennox is an Emeritus Fellow of Green Templeton College and the college's Pastoral Adviser. He is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.Professor John Lennox is Professor of Mathematics (Emeritus) at the University of Oxford, Associate Fellow of the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and Emeritus Fellow and Pastoral Adviser of Green Templeton College.

He studied at the Royal School Armagh, Northern Ireland, and was Exhibitioner and Senior Scholar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, from which he took his MA, MMath and PhD. He was a Senior Alexander Von Humboldt Fellow at the Universities of Würzburg and Freiburg in Germany. Professor Lennox worked for many years in the Mathematics Institute at the University of Wales in Cardiff and was awarded a DSc for his research. He also holds an MA and DPhil from Oxford University, and an MA in Bioethics from the University of Surrey.

He has produced over seventy published mathematical papers and is the co-author of two research level texts in algebra in the Oxford Mathematical Monographs series. Professor Lennox has also written a number of books on the interface between science, philosophy and theology, including God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? (2009), God and Stephen Hawking (2011) and Can Science Explain Everything? (2019)

He has lectured extensively in North America, Eastern and Western Europe and Australasia on mathematics, the philosophy of science and the intellectual defence of Christianity. He has also participated in many public debates and discussions, including with Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Peter Singer and Peter Atkins.

Contact: john.lennox@gtc.ox.ac.uk