Dr Michael BurdettDr Michael Burdett BA (Azusa Pacific), BS (California State University, Fullerton), MPhil (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)

Assistant Professor of Christian Theology
University of Nottingham

Nottingham, United Kingdom


Michael Burdett is Assistant Professor of Christian Theology at the University of Nottingham and an Associate of the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion, University of Oxford. Before becoming an academic, Michael worked in the aerospace and robotics industries for several years working with a firm that had contracts with NASA and JPL. He holds degrees in engineering, physics, and theology and has published and presented internationally on Christian theology, continental philosophy, technology and transhumanism, and evolution. He is a series editor (with Mark Harris) for the Routledge Science and Series and is author of the books Beyond Genetic Engineering: Technology and the Religion of Transhumanism (Grove Books, 2014) and Eschatology and the Technological Future (Routledge, 2015) and is co-editor of the book Finding Ourselves After Darwin (Baker Academic, 2018).


Honoraria Titles

Major Prizes

Religion, Philosophy & History Interests

Christianity-Protestantism, Ethics, History of Science, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Science & Technology Interests

Anthropology, Evolution, Human Origins, Information Technology, Psychology


Beyond Genetic Engineering: Technology and the Rise of Transhumanism

Grove Books 2014

Eschatology and the Technological Future

Routledge 2015

Find Ourselves After Darwin: Conversations on the Image of God, Original Sin, and the Problem of Evil

Co-editor. Baker Academic 2018