Rupert Sheldrake + Mark Vernon
Rupert Sheldrake PhD is a biologist and author of more than 90 technical papers and nine books, including Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work. He was a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge University and a Research Fellow of the Royal Society. He worked in India as Principal Plant Physiologist at the International Crops Research Institute ICRISAT, and also lived for two years in the Benedictine ashram of Fr Bede Griffiths in Tamil Nadu. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences in California and of Schumacher College in Devon, England. He lives in London.
Mark Vernon PhD is a writer, broadcaster, psychotherapist and former Anglican priest. His latest book is A Secret History of Christianity and he also lectures and podcasts, notably the Sheldrake-Vernon Dialogues. His previous books have covered friendship and God, love and wellbeing. His PhD is in ancient Greek philosophy, and he has other degrees in physics and in theology, and works as a psychotherapist in private practice.