R. J. Berry

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Robert James "Sam" Berry FRSE FSB (26 October 1934 – 29 March 2018[1][2]) was a British geneticist, naturalist and Christian theorist. He was professor of genetics at University College London between 1974-2000. He was president from 1983 to 1986 of the Linnean Society, the British Ecological Society and the European Ecological Federation. As a Christian, Berry has spoken out in favour of theistic evolution, and served as a lay member of the Church of England's General Synod and president of Christians in Science. He gave the 1997–98 Glasgow Gifford Lectures entitled Gods, Genes, Greens and Everything. His father was A.J.Berry who died in 1947.


Biological works[edit]

  • Inheritance and Natural History. New Naturalist series no. 61 (1977)
  • The Natural History of Shetland. New Naturalist series no. 64 (1980)
  • The Natural History of Orkney. New Naturalist series no. 70 (1985)
  • Genes in Ecology (ed. R.J. Berry, T.J. Crawford, G.M. Hewitt, N.R. Webb) (1992) ISBN 0-521-54936-1
  • Islands. New Naturalist series no. 109 (2009) ISBN 978-0-00-726737-8

Religious works[edit]


External links[edit]