Sharon Dirckx

Sharon is an author and itinerant speaker, primarily focusing on the interaction of belief in God with Science and with the problem of evil and suffering.

Sharon Dirckx is a Senior Tutor at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA) and an RZIM Apologist. Originally from a scientific background, she has a PhD in brain imaging from the University of Cambridge and has held research positions at the University of Oxford, UK, and the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA. Sharon is an OCCA Alumna and graduated from OCCA in 2005 during its founding year. She is invited to speak and lecture in a variety of contexts across the UK, including the 2014 Veritas Forum at the University of Oxford.

Sharon has also appeared on BBC Songs of Praise, Justin Brierley’s program, Unbelievable, on Premier Christian Radio, BBC Radio 2 Good Morning Sunday with Clare Balding, and BBC Radio 4 Beyond Belief. Her topics of interest focus on the interaction of belief in God with Science and with the problem of evil and suffering. Her book, Why? Looking at God, Evil, and Personal Suffering, won the prize for best book at the 2014 Speaking Volumes UK Christian Book Awards (presented by Pam Rhodes). Why?interweaves the stories of people who have suffered, with a practical look at some “Why?” questions on suffering.

Sharon lives in Oxford with her husband and two young children.

Upcoming Appearances by Sharon Dirckx

Graduate Christian Forum

Upper Room, Pusey House, Oxford, OX1 3LZ

April 29

Sharon Dirckx
Will this be open to the public?
Yes

Why Series - Why the future is now

St Marys Church London
Wyndham Place,
York Street,
London W1H 1PQ

May 18

Andy Moore, Calum Miller, Lara Buchanan, Max Baker-Hytch, Michael Ramsden, Sharon Dirckx, Simon Edwards, Tom Price
Summary
Time with our team exploring the Christian perspective on some of today's biggest ethical questions.

What significance has the Gospel for humanity in an accelerating world without limits? This event will equip you to address contemporary challenges to the Christian understanding of what it means to be human.
Will this be open to the public?
Yes
Will there be a charge for admission?
Yes

Cedarwood Festival

Lambton Estates, County Durham DH3 4PQ

July 05

Sharon Dirckx
Will this be open to the public?
Yes
Will there be a charge for admission?
Yes

Genesis: Imponderables that point to God

Coventry Cathedral, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5FB

September 23

Sharon Dirckx

Life Course Launch Night

All Saints Woodford Wells, Inmans Row, Woodford, Woodford Green IG8 0NH

September 25

Sharon Dirckx
Will this be open to the public?
Yes

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