About: Mark Pickles


Mark Pickles is a Scientific Technical Writer with a deep interest in understanding theology in the light of modern knowledge. He was an atheist from ages 10 to 30, and since then has been an active and practicing adherent in the Church of England. In recent years he has been actively engaged in the battle against antisemitism and anti-Israelism within and without the Church.



Posts by Mark Pickles:

Build Back on God who is not mocked

July 2, 2021 at 3:41 pm 1 comment

Earlier this year, the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ was not a very well-known term… It recently made its way into an item on BBC Breakfast television – this shows we’ve probably started to reach critical mass. It’s a pleasure now to introduce the man who made the fourth industrial revolution aRead More

UK Easter Message for 2021: Mankind’s propensity for totalitarianism and fear

April 4, 2021 at 8:19 am 0 comments

Today in the UK it is Easter Sunday for most Christians (although not those of the Eastern and Orthodox denominations) and it is the last day of Passover for Jews. To be celebrated in this Holy season for Jews and Christians –  the Feast of Unleavened Bread – is theRead More

Screenshot. PM Boris Johnson, 19 March 2021

Will perceived successes of Covid-19 vaccination be a gateway drug to harder ‘transformative’ mRNA biotech?

March 20, 2021 at 7:51 am 0 comments

On the last day of 2020, I wrote a piece that opens:  ‘My hope for 2021 is that all thinking people – including scientists – become more questioning and critical of science’.  Sadly, as we approach the end of the first quarter of 2021, things seem to have gone theRead More