MEET THE SPEAKERS
Ruth Jackson is a producer and presenter on Unbelievable? Prior to that she was the editor of Premier Youth and Children’s Work magazine, after helping to set up the youth apologetics strand Reboot at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. She has contributed to ‘Hope Rising 365’, a book for young women and plays bass in all-girl rock ‘n roll band The Daisy Chains.
Tom Holland is a historian who has written bestselling books on the empires of Rome, Greece and the history of Islam. His most recent book 'Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind' explains why the Christian revolution shaped the human rights, values, and institutions of the Western World.
Clare Williams is the founder of GET REAL. After studying English language and literature at Oxford University, she worked as an English teacher and senior leader for ten years. She has an MA in leadership and has undertaken further postgraduate study in theology at Wycliffe Hall. Clare is studying for an MA in culture, diaspora and ethnicity at Birkbeck, University of London. She also trained with the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and worked part-time as an OCCA Fellow.
Dr Sean McDowell is an associate professor in the Christian apologetics program at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. Sean still teaches one high school Bible class, which helps give him exceptional insight into the prevailing culture. He has a double master’s degree in theology and philosophy and a PhD in apologetics and worldview studies. Sean is the author, co-author or editor of over 20 books including ‘So The Next Generation Will Know’ (with J. Warner Wallace.) He has one of the leading apologetics blogs seanmcdowell.org
Josh McDowell has been at the forefront of cultural trends and ground breaking ministry for nearly 60 years. He has addressed more than 46 million people, giving over 27,200 talks in 139 countries. Josh has written or co-authored 151 books in 128 languages including ‘More Than a Carpenter’, with over 27 million copies distributed and ‘Evidence That Demands a Verdict’, named one the 20th Century’s top 40 books and one of the 13 most influential books of the last 50 years on Christian thought by World Magazine.