Andy Bannister

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Andy Bannister is the director of the Solas Centre for Public Christianity headquartered in Scotland. He holds a PhD in Islamic studies and is an adjunct professor at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. Andy has written several books including An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur’an, The Atheist Who Didn’t Exist (or: The Terrible Consequences of Really Bad Arguments), and his latest — Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God? When not traveling, speaking, or writing, Andy is a keen hiker, mountain climber, and photographer. He is married to Astrid; they have two children, Caitriona and Christopher. See more at