28TH MAY 2011:
WINNER OF £10,000 THEOLOGY PRIZE ANNOUNCED

 

Archbishop Rowan Williams presents the MRP winner's plaque to David Bentley Hart for his book 'Atheist Delusions'.
Archbishop Rowan Williams presents the winner's plaque
to David Bentley Hart for his book 'Atheist Delusions'.
(Photo by Imagined Horizons)

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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, awarded the 2011 Michael Ramsey prize to Atheist Delusions by David Bentley Hart at a gala lunch at the Telegraph Hay festival. Speaking about the winning entry, Dr Williams said it "takes no prisoners in its response to fashionable criticisms of Christianity".

On receiving the prize David B. Hart said "Needless to say the honour is very great. For me, it lies especially in the name of the prize - as I have such a high regard for Michael Ramsey - and in its being conferred by the current Archbishop of Canterbury - whose work is among the richest theology being written in English today".

2011 Prize Archive

27th May 2011: Winner of £10,000 Theology Prize announced. More >>

2011 Shortlisted Titles >>

List of 2011 judges >>

2011 Press Pack (PDF file) >>

Listen to Michael Ramsey Prize winner David Bentley Hart debate with Terry Sanderson of The National Secular Society on Atheist Delusions. Recording from 'Unbelievable', 22nd June 2011, Premier Christian Radio. >>

Listen to a discussion with the authors, chaired by Jane Williams: