Iain Palin, Author
Iain S. Palin studied at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (his native city) where he gained an Honours B.Sc. before going on to complete his medical degree. He worked in Scotland and in Northern Ireland as a physician, medical educator, and forensic medical officer, and is now retired and living in Londonderry (Derry) NI. He became a Bahá'í in 1968 and has served in a number of positions in the Bahá'í community at local, regional, and national levels. His particular fields of interest are the history of science and medicine, and the relationship between science, reason, and religion, and he has delivered courses on “Science and Religion” at Bahá'í summer schools and residential events.