Professor Keith Ward will give an open lecture at 7.30pm in Blackburn Cathedral on Wednesday February 12 on ‘Fundamentalism, Secularism and the Presence of God’.

Formerly Regius Professor at Oxford and Professor of the History and Philosophy of Religion at the University of London, Professor Ward has written over 70 books and has lectured all over of the world.

As well as being an eminent theologian and philosopher, he is committed to communicating with young people and members of the general public in a fresh and lively way.

Entry is free. Further details are available from the Rev Canon Dr Ian Stockton, 01254 503090.

More than 100 people attended the event at the Cathedral on Thursday last week to listen to Professor Mona Siddiqui talk about her book ‘Christians, Muslims & Jesus’.