Alister E. McGrath





Alister E. McGrath

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January 22, 1953

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Alister E. McGrath is a biochemist and Christian theologian born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and currently enjoys the Title of Distinction “Professor of Historical Theology” granted by the University of Oxford. He is the author of several books on theology and history, including In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How it Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture and The Twilight of Atheism: The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World. He lives in Oxford, England and lectures regularly in the U.S.


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“The hallmark of intelligence is not whether one believes in God or not, but the quality of the processes that underlie one’s beliefs.”
Alister E. McGrath

“Faith is not something that goes against the evidence, it goes beyond it. The evidence is saying to us, 'There is another country. There is something beyond mere reason'.”
Alister E. McGrath

“The English experience suggested that nobody really doubted the existence of God until theologians tried to prove it.”
Alister E. McGrath, The Twilight of Atheism: The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World

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