MA; B.Litt.; DD

Academic background

I graduated in philosophy from Cardiff University, and in theology from Oxford. I then taught philosophy at the Universities of Glasgow, St. Andrews, and King’s College, London; I was Dean of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, then Professor of the Philosophy of Religion at King’s, London, and Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford. I am a Fellow of the British Academy, and am now otherwise retired.

Research interests

I am particularly interested in the relation of science and religion, and in the study of religions in the modern world.

Featured publications

My most recent books are: Christ and the Cosmos (CUP, 2015), The Christian Idea of God (CUP, 2017), and Religion in the Modern World (CUP, 2019).

Other interests and activities

I enjoy music and walking.