|Born||28 June 1942
|Occupation||Biochemist, parapsychologist, writer|
|Employer||The Perrott-Warrick Fund (2005–2010)|
Alfred Rupert Sheldrake (born 28 June 1942) is an English author. From 1967 to 1973 he was a biochemist and cell biologist at Cambridge University., Then he went to work in India from 1974 to 1978. His first book, A New Science of Life, was published in 1981. It is about his a theory called "morphic resonance". He gave a TEDx talk in 2013 on his book The Science Delusion that was banned. In 2009 Adam Rutherford, the deputy editor of a scientific journal called Nature, wrote in the Guardian about him and his book A New Science of Life. He said "don't read this book, it will make you stupider". He is an Anglican. He is married to Jill Purce.
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- Chartres, Caroline, ed. (June 2006). Why I Am Still an Anglican: Essays and Conversations. Continuum. http://books.google.com/books?id=Doijy63RIgAC&pg=PA119.
- Maddox, J. (1999). "Dogs, telepathy and quantum mechanics". Nature 401(6756): 849–850. doi:10.1038/44696. http://www.scribd.com/doc/36079004/NPG-nature-vol-401-Issue-6756-Oct#page=18.
- McGrath, K. A. (1999). World of biology. Gale.
- Adams, Tim (4 February 2012). "Rupert Sheldrake: the 'heretic' at odds with scientific dogma". The Guardian. http://www.theguardian.com/science/2012/feb/05/rupert-sheldrake-interview-science-delusion. Retrieved 2 November 2013.
- Sheldrake, Rupert. "Biography of Rupert Sheldrake, PhD". sheldrake.org. http://www.sheldrake.org/About/biography/. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
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- BBC3 radio interview with Rupert Sheldrake Belief with Joan Bakewell, BBC Radio 3, 2 January 2012. (30 minutes)
- Media related to Rupert Sheldrake at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website