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Brought to you by Premier Unbelievable and hosted by John Wyatt and his son Tim. John is a doctor, professor of ethics, and writer and speaker on these topics, while Tim is a religion and social affairs journalist.

Energy abundance: Is the coming solar power revolution a blessing from God?

Even sober-minded experts are getting excited about solar power. Respectable estimates suggest the price of energy derived from sunlight... Posted: July 10, 2024

Julian Assange, whistleblowers, and the Christian case for journalism

The controversial hacker and activist (and maybe journalist?) Julian Assange was suddenly freed for five years in a British jail last month,... Posted: July 3, 2024

Physics and the gospel: Richard Cheetham on how churches can embrace science once more

Despite reams of research debunking the myth and countless examples of pioneering Christian researchers, many people still believe... Posted: June 26, 2024

Dependence: Should Christians embrace ‘being a burden’ on others as we get old?

Tim’s been away this last week on holiday so we’re bringing you an episode from the Matters of Life and Death vault today. There is a... Posted: June 19, 2024

Are smartphones damaging our children? with Andy Crouch

This week we interview the writer Andy Crouch on a question which has been everywhere in recent months: are smartphones damaging our... Posted: June 12, 2024

How much is too much to genetically screen your children?

In the first half of this episode we explore new research into public opinion around polygenic embryo screening. This technology allows... Posted: June 5, 2024

Elections, the church and threats to democracy

We in the UK have been startled by the sudden announcement from the prime minister that our general election, due at the end of the year,... Posted: May 29, 2024

Autism: Disability or superpower?

Diagnosis rates for autism have been steadily rising for decades now, and as the condition has become more prevalent there has been a... Posted: May 23, 2024

Two is the loneliest number: Can AI friends stop us feeling alone?

Science fiction has long been fascinated by the idea of humans becoming friends with computers. And the dream of an always-on digital... Posted: May 15, 2024

‘Playing God’: Science and religion in the 21st century

What would contact with intelligent aliens mean for humanity? Will doctors ever be able to cure depression with a drug? Can we bestow... Posted: May 8, 2024