John Weaver is a Baptist minister, chair of the John Ray Initiative: connecting Environment, Science and Christianity, formerly a tutor at Regent’s Park College Oxford, principal of the South Wales Baptist College and Dean of the Faculty of Theology, Cardiff University, and a former president of the Baptist Union of Great Britain. He is chair of the International Baptist Theological Studies Centre, Amsterdam, and a member of the executive committee of the Industrial Christian Fellowship. His main areas of interest are practical and pastoral theology, and the dialogue between science and faith.