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Professor Edgar H Andrews.

Professor Edgar H. Andrews (BSc, PhD, DSc, FInstP, FIMMM, CEng, CPhys.) is Emeritus Professor of Materials at the University of London and an international expert on the science of large molecules. In 1967 he set up the Department of Materials at Queen Mary College, University of London, and served both as its Head and later as Dean of Engineering. He has published well over 100 scientific research papers and books, together with two Bible Commentaries and various works on science and religion and on theology. His book From Nothing to Nature has been translated into ten languages.

Edgar Andrews was an international consultant to the Dow Chemical Company (USA) for over thirty years and to the 3M Company (USA) for twenty years. He was a non-executive director of Denbyware PLC throughout the 1970s and for five years a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Neste Oy, the national oil company of Finland. He also acted for many years as an expert scientific witness in a variety of cases in the British High Court and in courts in USA and Canada.

In September 1972 he was one of four specially invited speakers at the dedication symposium of the Michigan Molecular Institute, two of the others being Nobel Laureates Paul Flory and Melvin Calvin.

At the Oxford Union ‘Huxley Memorial Debate’ in 1986 he debated with Richard Dawkins on the motion, ‘That the doctrine of creation is more valid than the theory of evolution’. (Recordings of the debate are available on the Internet).

He is currently Acting Pastor of the Campus Church, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, UK and his sermons can be found at www.campuschurch.org.uk.

Rev. Sudhakar Mondithoka.

Rev. Sudhakar Mondithoka had a life-transforming encounter with Christ as a teen-ager in 1975 and has been involved in Christian ministry right from his student days (in the UESI – Union of Evangelical Students of India) and in his local church. He has three graduate degrees - M. Sc (Zoology - specializing in Entomology and Neurophysiology), M. Ed (School Administration) from Osmania University, Hyderabad and M. A (Philosophy of Religion and Ethics) from Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, USA. After working for a short time as an Entomological Officer with the Andhra Pradesh State Health Department, he has taught Zoology for over 9 years in the prestigious Wesley and Loyola institutions in Andhra Pradesh. He has been a Visiting Professor/Faculty of 'Contemporary World Religions & Christian Apologetics' and 'Ethics' at SAIACS where he taught the M. A. 2nd Year Students and ‘Christian Apologetics & Philosophy of Religion’ at SABC where he teaches the M. Div., 2nd Year Students. He has also been teaching Christian Apologetics at ICCS (International College of Cultural Studies), OM-India, Hyderabad. He has also lectured at a number of other Seminaries/Bible Colleges: GFABS, NEIBBCS, Ichthous Bible College, IEM Bible College, etc.

He has authored a small book God - Science and Scientists and has contributed a chapter Apologetic in a Hindu Context for a book Missiology for the 21st Century: South Asian Perspective (Delhi: ISPCK-MIIS, 2004). He has also contributed a major article Incarnation, the Mission Theology of for the IVP Dictionary of Mission Theology that was published in September 2007 and a number of other articles for Apologia, Vidyarthi Jwala, The Answer, Harvest Times for Your Family, In Touch India, India Church Growth Quarterly, etc. He is a member of the Evangelical Philosophical Society and Evangelical Theological Society, USA. While at Talbot, he won the prestigious Baker Book House Award for Excellence in the Study of Theology. He was ordained in their Local Church in the US, East West Community Church (part of the NABC - North American Baptist Conference) in 2001.

From 1994 Aug. to 2006 Jan. he worked with RZIM Life Focus Society (as Asst. Director, Director-Ministries, and finally as Executive Director), which is involved in evangelism (under-girded by apologetics) among thinkers and opinion makers and in training Christian professionals, leaders, and Seminary Students in apologetics. He served as the Executive Director of RZIM-India and also as the Editor and Publisher of a Quarterly Magazine Apologia: Reasoned Answers for Life, for three years from its inception.

He has spoken in over 13 countries (USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Brazil, Kuwait, Oman, Dubai, etc.,) and also in some of the best Universities and Institutions of Higher Education in India, like the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, IITs, IIMs, Hyderabad Central University, M.S. University, Baroda, S.P. University, Anand, Andhra University, Nagarjuna University, APAU (Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, NEHU (North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Vikram University, Ujjain, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University and Osmania University, Hyderabad, University of Mumbai, etc. He has spoken in almost all major Denominational Church and Para-Church settings throughout India and in over 100 college/university campuses.

Rev. Mondithoka is now the Director of HITHA (Hyderabad Institute of Theology and Apologetics) and also a Free-Lance Writer-Speaker and Apologist-Evangelist. He lives in Hyderabad with his wife, Mrs. Santha Kumari and son, Shamuel Susheel. They are members of the Centenary Baptist Church, Secunderabad.

He has also been the Pastor of the English Congregation at Centenary Baptist Church, Secunderabad for almost three years now.

William Lane Craig.

Dr. William Lane Craig is Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. He and his wife Jan have two grown children.

At the age of sixteen as a junior in high school, he first heard the message of the Christian gospel and yielded his life to Christ. Dr. Craig pursued his undergraduate studies at Wheaton College (B.A. 1971) and graduate studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M.A. 1974; M.A. 1975), the University of Birmingham (England) (Ph.D. 1977), and the University of Munich (Germany) (D.Theol. 1984). From 1980-86 he taught Philosophy of Religion at Trinity, during which time he and Jan started their family. In 1987 they moved to Brussels, Belgium, where Dr. Craig pursued research at the University of Louvain until assuming his position at Talbot in 1994.

He has authored or edited over thirty books, including The Kalam Cosmological Argument; Assessing the New Testament Evidence for the Historicity of the Resurrection of Jesus; Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom; Theism, Atheism and Big Bang Cosmology; and God, Time and Eternity, as well as over a hundred articles in professional journals of philosophy and theology, including The Journal of Philosophy, New Testament Studies, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, American Philosophical Quarterly,Philosophical Studies, Philosophy, and British Journal for Philosophy of Science.

Read more: http://www.reasonablefaith.org/william-lane-craig#ixzz2KVIbaCbM