Research: Christian theology

 

Christian theology specialists

Professor Nicholas Adams

Professor Nicholas Adams

Professor of Philosophical Theology

The impact of German Idealism on Christian theology; the investigation of philosophical problems in inter-religious engagement.

Professor Allan Anderson

Professor of Mission and Pentecostal Studies

History and development of the Pentecostal and Charismatic movement. Pentecostal theology in international and inter-cultural contexts. History of mission and inter-cultural theology.

 

Dr David Cheetham

Dr David Cheetham

Reader in Philosophical Theology
Head of School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion
Co-Director, John Hick Centre for the Philosophy of Religion

Christianity and Asian religions; theology and the arts: theology of religions; philosophy of religion, contemporary theology and religion.

Dr Andrew Davies

Dr Andrew Davies

Reader in the Public Understanding of Religion
Director, Edward Cadbury Centre

The Bible and contemporary culture; Pentecostal and Evangelical approaches to the Bible; literary criticisms; Old Testament (especially the prophetic books); intercultural theology; Pentecostalism; Pentecostal/Charismatic music and worship.

Professor Francis Davis

Professor Francis Davis

Professor of Religion, Communities and Public Policy
Director of Policy, Edward Cadbury Centre

Questions of governance, human rights, civic innovation, poverty reduction and enterprise especially as applied to communities with complex challenges, globalising cities, island/landlocked economies and SADCC countries.

Dr Deryn Guest

Dr Deryn Guest

Senior Lecturer in Biblical Hermeneutics

Biblical Hermeneutics, gender, sexualities and religion; gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex theologies. 

Dr Hugh Houghton

Dr Hugh Houghton

Reader in New Testament Textual Scholarship
Director of the Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing
Director of Research, Department of Theology and Religion

The textual tradition of the New Testament; Digital editions of early Christian texts; Biblical quotations in Christian authors.

Dr Jeremy H. Kidwell

Dr Jeremy H. Kidwell

Lecturer in Theological Ethics

I am an interdisciplinary scholar: trained in ethics and constructive theology with a background in the humanities, particularly literature and music.

Professor Candida Moss

Professor Candida Moss

Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology

Martyrdom, death, suffering, and afterlife in the New Testament and literature of Early Christianity.

Professor Stephen Pattison

Professor Stephen Pattison

Professor of Religion, Ethics and Practice
HG Wood Professor of Theology

Practical theology and ethics.

Dr Wolfgang Vondey

Reader in Contemporary Christianity and Pentecostal Studies
Director, Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies

Systematic theology, pneumatology, ecclesiology; theology and science; church, society and world; Pentecostal theology; pneumatology; liturgy and ritual. 

Dr Karen J. Wenell

Dr Karen J. Wenell

Lecturer in New Testament and Theology

Historical Jesus; ethical and cultural Biblical interpretation; sociological and spatial-critical approaches to the NT

Theology and Religion research specialisms