Lydia Jaeger

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Lydia Jaeger holds a permanent lectureship and is Academic Dean at the Institut Biblique de Nogent-sur-Marne, an interdenominational Evangelical Bible college near Paris. After completing postgraduate studies in physics and mathematics at the University of Cologne (Germany) and in theology at the Seminary for Evangelical Theology in Vaux-sur-Seine (France), she obtained her PhD in Philosophy at the Sorbonne on the possible links between the concept of law of nature and religious presuppositions. Since 2000, she has had several short study leaves at the University of Cambridge, where she is also an associate member of St. Edmund’s College and of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion. Her current research interests are natural order, the epistemological and ethical implications of the doctrine of creation, the theology of science and our understanding of human persons in the light of evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and philosophy. She is a member of the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians (FEET) and the Tyndale Fellowship and of Christians in Science (CiS); she is a founding member of the Société de Philosophie des Sciences and the Réseau des Scientifiques Evangéliques. She is the author of five books and several articles on the relation between Christianity and the natural sciences. Her website is located at