Authority, Authenticity, and Belief: British and Canadian life scientists and publics’ narratives of evolution and religion
In April 2017 the team from the Science and Religion: Exploring the Spectrum project hosted a symposium in Birmingham. In this video, project member Dr Tom Kaden presents some of the preliminary findings of the qualitative sociological research being undertaken as part of the project. The presentation was titled, “Authority, Authenticity, and Belief: British and Canadian life scientists and publics’ narratives of evolution and religion” and was written by Dr Tom Kaden, Dr Stephen Jones and Dr Rebecca Catto.
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Tom Kaden is a sociologist of religion at the University of Bayreuth. He completed his PhD in 2014 at the University of Leipzig on Creationism and Anti-Creationism in the United States.
He served as assistant editor to volume I/7 of the Max Weber Complete Edition (in German) from 2010 until 2018, and he currently serves as co-investigator for the German part of Science and Religion: A Global Perspective. For more information see Tom’s Research Profile.