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Dr. LOKE, Ter Ern Andrew

Associate Professor
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CEC 902
Full CV  
  • Faculty Performance Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work, 2022-2023.
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Sino-Christian Studies
  • HKBU Faculty of Arts Outreach Committee; Department of Religion and Philosophy Exam Committee and Promotion/ Publicity Committee.
  • Fellow (elected), International Society for Science and Religion.



  • M.B.B.S., National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • M.A., Biola University, U.S.A.
  • Ph.D., King’s College London, U.K.
Work Experience:
  •  University of Hong Kong
Courses Taught:
  • GDAR 1067 Introduction to Western Philosophy 
  • GDAR 1815/ GDSC 1815 God, Creation and the Evolving Cosmos 
  • GCVM 1066 The Art of Thinking and Living
  • GFHC 1035 Religion, Philosophy and the Rise of Modern Science
  • RELI 2006 Introduction to Christianity and Civilizations
  • RELI 3127 History of Christian Thought
  • RELI 4005 Philosophy of Religion
  • RELI 4026 Christianity, Modern Science and the Environment
  • RELI 4065 Dialogue between Religion and Modern Science
Teaching Areas:
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Science and Religion
  • Introduction to Western Philosophy
  • Introduction to Christianity and Civilizations
  • History of Christian Thought
Research Areas:
  • Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion; Science and Religion; Historical Jesus
Current Projects:
  • Co-Investigator, Hong Kong Research Grants Council General Research Fund (HKD 294,009): ‘A multi-disciplinary study of the multiverse hypothesis.’ Project number 18606721. January 2022 to December 2023. (Principal Investigator: Chan Man Ho).
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council Early Career Scheme (ECS) (HKD 137,020): ‘A Reassessment of the Cosmological and Teleological Arguments for the Existence of God’. September 2019 to August 2021.
Recent Publications:
  • Loke, Andrew. Forthcoming. ‘The Natures, Minds, and Wills of Christ in Christian Philosophy.’ In The St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology.
  • Loke, Andrew. 2023. ‘A new fourfold taxonomy of science-religion relations.’ Theology and Science 21:29-43. Routledge.
  • Loke, Andrew. 2022. The Teleological and Kalām Cosmological Arguments Revisited. Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion Series. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.
Selected Outputs:
  • Loke Andrew. 2022. Evil, Sin, and Christian Theism. London: Routledge.
  • Loke, Andrew. 2022. The Origin of Humanity and Evolution: Science and Scripture in Conversation. London: T & T Clark.
  • Loke, Andrew. 2022. ‘A new moral argument for the existence of God.’ International Journal for Philosophy of Religion.10.1007/s11153-022-09842-1.  
  • Loke Andrew. 2020. Investigating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ: A New Transdisciplinary Approach. London: Routledge.
  • Loke, Andrew. 2017. The Origins of Divine Christology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Selected Conference Presentations:
  • ‘Human Flourishing and Apologetics.’ Human Flourishing program, Harvard University, July 2023.
  • ‘Science and the Christian faith,’ The joint forum of Tsinghua University and University of Hawaii, November 2023.
  •  ‘The historical argument for the resurrection of Jesus.’ Principal’s Hour, Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University 6/5/2021.
Selected Research Grants:
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council Early Career Scheme (ECS): ‘A Reassessment of the Cosmological and Teleological Arguments for the Existence of God’, September 2019 to August 2021.
Knowledge Transfer Activities / Projects:
  • ‘Global Philosophy of Religion.’ Closer To Truth: The Greatest Thinkers, The Deepest Questions, 2024.
  • Contributor to documentary ‘Science and God’ . Released December 2021.
  • ‘Is the Kalām Sound? Debate with Graham Oppy.’ Capturing Christianity 8/12/2020.