" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Richard Holloway was Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. A former Gresham Professor of Divinity, he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Chairman of the Joint Board of the Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen. He has written for many newspapers in Britain, Including The Times, The Guardian, The Observer, The Herald and The Scotsman. He has presented several series for BBC television.
Richards books include Dancing on the Edge, Godless Morality, On Forgiveness, Looking in the Distance, How to Read the Bible and Between the Monster and the Saint. His most recent book is Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt. Richard has been our guest on Little Atoms twice.
Interview one first broadcast on 5th September 2008.
Interview two first broadcast on 30th March 2012.