John Lennox, professor of mathematics and philosopher of science at Oxford University, spoke as a Christian layman to a congregation in Christchurch, New Zealand following the February 2011 destructive earthquake that killed 185 people.
I found his talk extraordinarily instructive and helpful. The audio can be accessed here or see the video below. (Note: See my previous post on Lennox's February, 2012 talk at Harvard University on "Miracles: Is Belief in the Supernatural Irrational?")
Other Lennox talks from his 2011 New Zealand visit:
- Howick Baptist Sunday morning service (27 Feb) – Why? Considering the Goodness and Sovereignty of God in the Midst of Suffering (video here). [The talk posted above]
- Greenlane Christian Center evening service (27 Feb) – A Conversation with John Lennox about the Christchurch earthquake (includes Q and A).
- Compass at St Pauls (28 Feb) – An evening with John Lennox: God, Suffering, and the Christchurch Earthquake. (right-click and “save as”)
- Interview on Radio Rhema (1 March) – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
- Interview on NewstalkZB with Leighton Smith (2 March) – Mathematics, Stephen Hawkings, God, faith, and Christchurch (with some caller interaction) (right-click and “save as”)
- Spreydon Baptist morning service (6 March) – A City in Pain
- Spreydon Baptist evening service (6 March) – A Living Hope