John is a Professor of Mathematics (emeritus) at the University of Oxford, Fellow in Mathematics and the Philosophy of Science, adjunct Lecturer at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford and at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is a Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum, Associate Fellow of the Said Business School, Oxford University, and teaches for the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme.
John is interested in the interface between science, philosophy and theology and his books on those topics include God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?, God and Stephen Hawking, Seven Days that Divide the World and Gunning for God. His most recent title is Against the Flow: The Inspiration of Daniel in an Age of Relativism.
He has also debated a number of prominent atheists, including Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Peter Singer. His hobbies include languages, amateur astronomy, bird-watching and some walking. John is married to Sally and they live near Oxford. They have three grown up children and eight grandchildren.