Professor David Lewis-Williams

Professor David Lewis-Williams

David Lewis-Williams is Professor Emeritus and Senior Mentor in the Rock Art Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
Polemical, insightful and thought-provoking, his latest book 'Conceiving God' is essential reading for all those interested in the roles of science and religion in contemporary society.
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Among David Lewis-Williams' previous books are The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art, Inside the Neolithic Mind: Consciousness, Cosmos and the Realm of the Gods (with David Pearce) and The Shamans of Prehistory: Trance and Magic in the Painted Caves (with Jean Clottes).

In this video, the second of three, he discusses the thorny relationship between
science and religion.
See other parts of this interview:
Conceiving God – Beginnings
Conceiving God – After Religion


by David Lewis-Williams
The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art
Inside the Neolithic Mind: Consciousness, Cosmos and the Realm of the Gods
Conceiving God: The Cognitive Origin and Evolution of Religion