Allan Anderson is Reader in Pentecostal Studies in the Department of Theology at the University of Birmingham. He has a D.Th. from the University of South Africa, where he worked for 23 years as a Pentecostal/Charismatic minister and theological educator. He has written numerous articles and five books on African Pentecostalism and Independentism and has edited two books on global Pentecostalism. His latest books are African Reformation (2001) and An Introduction to Pentecostalism (2004).
Richard Bauckham is Professor of New Testament Studies and Bishop Wardlaw Professor at the University of St. Andrews. He was born and educated in England. His many publications include Moltmann: Messianic Theology in the Making (1987), The Bible in Politics: How to Read the Bible Politically (1990), The Theology of Jürgen Moltmann (1995), God and the Crisis of Freedom: Biblical and Contemporary Perspectives (2002), Bible and Mission: Christian Witness in a Postmodern World (2003), and (with Trevor Hart) Hope against Hope: Christian Eschatology at the Turn of the Millennium (1999).
Jeremy S. Begbie is Associate Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Honorary Professor at the University of St. Andrews, and an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge. He directs an international research project, "Theology Through the Arts," and his publications include Music in God's Purposes (1988), Voicing Creation's Praise: Towards a Theology of the Arts (1991), Theology, Music and Time (2000), and (ed.) Sounding the Depths: Theology Through the Arts (2002).
James J. Buckley is Professor of Theology and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola College, Baltimore. He was born and educated in the United States, with his doctorate in religious studies from Yale University. He has written Seeking the Humanity of God: Practices, Doctrines, and Catholic Theology (1992) as well as articles in contemporary theology. He is on the editorial boards of Modern Theology and Pro Ecclesia.
Rebecca S. Chopp is President of Colgate University, having previously served as Dean of Yale Divinity School and taught theology at Emory and Chicago. She is a past president of the American Academy of Religion. Her publications include Saving Work: Feminist Practices of Theological Education (1995), The Power to Speak: Feminism, Language, God (1989), and The Praxis of Suffering: An Interpretation of Liberation and Political Theologies (1986).
Philip Clayton is Professor of Theology at the Claremont School of Theology and Professor of Philosophy and Religion at the Claremont Graduate University. He holds a PhD in both Philosophy and Religious Studies from Yale University and has held Humboldt, Fulbright, and visiting professorships at the University of Munich and Harvard Divinity School. He is the author or editor of 12 books, including The Problem of God in Modern Thought (2000), God and Contemporary Science (1998), Evolution and Ethics (2004), In Whom We Live and Move and Have Our Being (2004), and Science and the Spiritual Quest (2002). His work on the theology of emergence, The Emergence of Spirit, was published in 2004.
Ingolf U. Dalferth is Director of the Institute for Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Religion in Zurich, where he lectures in systematic theology and the philosophy of religion. He was educated in Tübingen, Edinburgh, Vienna, and Cambridge. His publications include Der auferweckte Gekreuzigte. Zur Grammatik der Christologie (1994), Gedeutete Gegenwart. Zur Wahrnehmung Gottes in den Erfahrungen der Zeit (1997), Theology and Philosophy (2002), and Die Wirklichkeit des Möglichen. Hermeneutische Religionsphilosophie (2003).
Gavin D'Costa is Reader and Head of Department in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Bristol. He is an Indian Roman Catholic who was educated at the Universities of Birmingham and Cambridge. His publications include Theology and Religious Pluralism (1986), The Meeting of Religions and the Trinity (2000), Sexing the Trinity (2000), and The Virtue of Theology in a Secular Society (2004). He is involved in interfaith dialogue and is an advisor to the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales and a consultant to the Pontifical Commission for Interreligious Dialogue.
Celia Deane-Drummond qualified originally as a plant scientist, and held several research and teaching posts in that field. She later studied theology at Manchester University, and is now Professor of Theology and the Biological Sciences at Chester College. Her publications include A Handbook in Theology and Ecology (1996), Theology and Biotechnology: Implications for a New Science (1997), Creation Through Wisdom: Theology and the New Biology (2000), Biology and Theology Today: Exploring the Boundaries (2001), and The Ethics of Nature (2003).
Wayne Whitson Floyd is the General Editor and Project Director of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, English edition (DBWE). He is the former Canon Theologian of the Cathedral Church of St. Stephen in Harrisburg, PA, and later of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia, where he also served as founder and director of the
Anglican Center for Theology and Spirituality. Besides serving as editor for two DBWE volumes - Act and Being and Letters and Papers from Prison - he is the author of Theology and the Dialectics of Otherness: On Reading Bonhoeffer and Adorno (1988) and The Wisdom and Witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (2000), and the editor (with Charles Marsh) of Theology and the Practice of Responsibility: Essays on Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1994).
James Fodor is Associate Professor of Theological Ethics/Moral Theology at St. Bonaventure University. He is the author of Christian Hermeneutics: Paul Ricoeur and the Refiguring of Theology (1995) and is co-editor of the journal Modern Theology.
David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2000), Self and Salvation: Being Transformed (1999), The Shape of Living (1997), Meaning and Truth in 2 Corinthians (1988, with Frances M. Young), Jubilate: Theology in Praise (1984, with Daniel W. Hardy), and Barth and God's Story: Biblical Narrative and the Theological Method of Karl Barth in the Church Dogmatics (1981). He also directs the Cambridge Interfaith Programme and is a member of the editorial board of a number of journals, including Modern Theology and Scottish Journal of Theology.
John W. de Gruchy, educated in South Africa and the USA, taught for thirty years at the University of Cape Town, where he was the first incumbent of the Robert Selby Taylor Chair of Christian Studies. He was the founder of the Journal of Theology for Southern Africa. His many books include Christianity, Art and Transformation: Theological Aesthetics in the Struggle for Justice (2001), Reconciliation: Restoring Justice (2003), Theology and Ministry in Context and Crisis: A South African Perspective (1987), and (edited with Ralf K. Wustenberg and Lyn Holness) Theology in Dialogue: The Impact of the Arts, Humanities and Science on Contemporary Religious Thought (2002).
Daniel W. Hardy is a senior member of the Faculty of Divinity in the University of Cambridge, having previously been Van Mildert Professor of Divinity at Durham and the Director of the Center of Theological Inquiry at Princeton. His publications include God's Ways With the World: Thinking and Practicing Christian Faith (1996), Finding the Church: The Dynamic Truth of Anglicanism (2001), and Jubilate: Theology as Praise (with David F. Ford, 1984).
Stanley Hauerwas is Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke University. Among his many publications are The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics (2003), Character and the Christian Life: A Study in Theological Ethics (1994), and Sanctify Them in the Truth: Holiness Exemplified (1998). His 2000-1 Gifford lectures were published as With the Grain of the Universe (2001).
Dwight N. Hopkins, Professor of Theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School, received a PhD from Union Theological Seminary (New York) and a second PhD from the University of Cape Town. His works include Shoes That Fit Our
Feet: Sources for a Constructive Black Theology (1994), Down, Up and Over: Slave Religion and Black Theology (2000), Introducing Black Theology of Liberation (1999), Heart and Head: Black Theology Past, Present and Future (2003), and On Being Human: Black Theology Looks at Culture, Self, and Race (2004).
Paul O. Ingram is Professor of Religion at Pacific Lutheran University. He has published widely in the field of history of religions, focusing on Japanese religious history, as well as Buddhist-Christian dialogue. His most recent books are The Modern Buddhist-Christian Dialogue (1988) and Wrestling With the Ox: A Theology of Religious Experience (1997). His current research interest and publications are in the area of interreligious dialogue with the natural sciences.
David H. Kelsey is Luther Weigle Professor of Theology at Yale Divinity School. He studied philosophy and theology at Haverford and Yale. His many books include The Fabric of Paul Tillich's Theology (1967), The Uses of Scripture in Recent Theology (1975), and Between Athens and Berlin: The Theological Education Debate (1993).
Karen Kilby is Lecturer in Systematic Theology at the University of Nottingham, having studied theology at Yale and held posts at St. Andrews and Birmingham. She is the author of Karl Rahner: Theology and Philosophy (2004) and Karl Rahner (1987), as well as of numerous articles and reviews in systematic theology.
Archie Chi Chung Lee is Professor in the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His main research interests are the Hebrew Bible and Christianity in Asia. He has published widely in these areas, as well as in cross-textual hermeneutics and Chinese classics. His publications include Discourse and Identity: A Study of the Hebrew Megilloth (in Chinese). He is one of the associate editors of the Global Bible Commentary.
Gordon Lynch is Lecturer in Practical Theology in the Department of Theology at the University of Birmingham. His recent publications include After Religion: "Generation X" and the Search for Meaning (2002) and Pastoral Care and Counselling (2002). He is currently working on practical theological engagements with popular culture.
Mark A. McIntosh, Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola University Chicago, is an Episcopal priest, currently serving as Chaplain to the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church and Canon Theologian to the Presiding Bishop and Primate. He holds degrees in history and theology from Yale, Oxford, and the University of Chicago, and has published several works at the intersection of theology and spirituality, most recently Discerning Truth: The Spirituality and Theology of Knowledge (2004), and the Blackwell Guide to Christian Theology (2006).
Tinyiko Sam Maluleke holds the Chair of Black and African Theology in the departments of Missiology and Systematic Theology at the Pretoria-based University of South Africa. He is currently serving as Deputy Executive Dean (College of Human Sciences) at the same university. He has published more than sixty book chapters and scientific essays in the area of African studies, missiology, African theology, and Black theology. He is a frequent theological consultant and speaker at the All Africa Conference of Churches, the World Council of Churches, and the South African Council of Churches, and is the current General Secretary of the Southern Africa Missiological Society.
John Milbank is Professor of Religion, Politics and Ethics at the University of Nottingham, having previously held posts at the Universities of Lancaster, Cambridge, and Virginia. He was educated at Oxford, Cambridge, and Birmingham. His books include Theology and Social Theory: Beyond Secular Reason (1990), The Word Made Strange (1997), Being Reconciled: Ontology and Pardon (2002), and (co-edited with Graham Ward and Catherine Pickstock) Radical Orthodoxy: A New Theology (1999).
Jolyon Mitchell is Senior Lecturer at New College, Edinburgh University, and also a life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University. He was educated at Cambridge, Durham, and Edinburgh Universities. He is the author of Visually Speaking: Radio and the Renaissance of Preaching (1999) and co-editor of Mediating Religion: Conversations in Media, Religion and Culture (2003). He was formerly a producer and journalist with the BBC World Service, and is currently working on Media and Christian Ethics (forthcoming).
Rachel Muers is Lecturer in Theology at the University of Exeter. She was educated at Cambridge and held a research fellowship at Girton College. She is the author of Keeping God's Silence: Towards a Theological Ethics of Communication (2004), and of several articles and reviews in feminist theology and theological ethics.
Paul D. Murray is Lecturer in Systematic Theology at the University of Durham. He has previously held lecturing posts at St. Cuthbert's Seminary, Ushaw College, Durham, and Newman College of Higher Education, Birmingham and has worked as an Adult Christian Educator within the Department of Pastoral Formation of the Archdiocese of Liverpool. He is the author of Reason, Truth and Theology in Prag-matist Perspective (2004) and of several articles and essays in the areas of science and theology and philosophical theology.
Peter Ochs is the Edgar Bronfman Professor of Modern Judaic Studies at the University of Virginia and co-founder of the Society for Textual Reasoning, the Society for Scriptural Reasoning, and the Children of Abraham Institute. He was co-author/editor of "Dabru Emet (A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity)" and the accompanying book Christianity in Jewish Terms (2002). Among his books are Peirce, Pragmatism and the Logic of Scripture (1998), Reasoning after Revelation: Dialogues in Postmodern Jewish Philosophy (with Robert Gibbs and Steven Kepnes, 1998), and Textual Reasonings (edited with Nancy Levene, 2002).
Stephen Pattison is head of the School of Religious and Theological Studies at Cardiff University and was formerly a senior lecturer in the School of Health and Social Welfare at the Open University. Educated at Cambridge, Edinburgh, Birming ham, and Open Universities, he is the author of Pastoral Care and Liberation Theology (1997), The Faith of the Managers (1997), A Critique of Pastoral Care (2000), and Shame: Theory, Therapy, Theology (2000) and editor, with others, of The Blackwell Reader in Pastoral and Practical Theology (2000) and Values in Professional Practice (2004).
Ben Quash is Dean and Fellow of Peterhouse and teaches Christian theology in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He has been a visiting lecturer at the University of Tübingen. He is co-author (with Lucy Gardner, David Moss, and Graham Ward) of Balthasar at the End of Modernity (1999), and his publications include contributions to Conversing With Barth (2004, ed. John C. McDowell and Mike Higton), The Cambridge Companion to Hans Urs von Balthasar (2004, ed. David Moss and Edward T. Oakes), and Sounding the Depths: Theology Through the Arts (2002, ed. Jeremy Begbie).
Ethna Regan is Lecturer in Theology at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad, and Chair of the Credo Foundation for Justice in Port of Spain. She was born in Ireland and educated in Dublin, at Fordham University, and at the University of Cambridge. A Holy Faith Sister, she has worked in Samoa and the Caribbean.
Richard H. Roberts is Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Lancaster University and Honorary Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Stirling. He studied at the universities of Lancaster, Cambridge, Edinburgh, and Tübingen. He was Professor of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews and then held a Chair in Religious Studies at Lancaster University. He has written or edited books on Karl Barth, Ernst Bloch, rhetoric and interdisciplinarity, religion and the transformations of capitalism, time and value, contemporary "nature religion," and space and time in the modern/postmodern matrix. His most recent book is Religion, Theology and the Human Sciences (2002).
Christoph Schwöbel is Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy of Religion, and Director of the Institute of Hermeneutics, at the University of Tübingen. He was born and educated in Germany, and has held posts at King's College London, the University of Kiel, and the University of Heidelberg, where he was Director of the Ecumenical Institute. He is the author of Martin Rade (1980), God, Action, and Revelation (1992), Gott in Beziehung (2002), and Christlicher Glaube im Pluralismus (2003).
Peter Sedgwick is Principal of St. Michael's College, Llandaff, Wales. Until 2004 he was Policy Officer on Criminal Justice for the Church of England Public Affairs Unit. He previously lectured in modern theology and Christian ethics at the Universities of Hull and Birmingham. He has degrees in theology and history from the University of Cambridge and a doctorate in Anglican historical theology from the University of Durham. He is the author of several works in social ethics, including Economic Theory and Christian Belief (with Andrew Britton, 2003), The Market Economy and Christian Ethics (1999), and The Enterprise Culture (1992), and has edited The Future of Criminal Justice (with C. Jones, 2002), God in the City (1996), and The Weight of Glory: The Future of Liberal Theology (with D. W. Hardy, 1992).
Ataullah Siddiqui is a Senior Research Fellow at the Islamic Foundation, Leicester and Assistant Director of the Markfield Institute of Higher Education. He is also Visiting Fellow in the Centre for the History of Religious and Political Pluralism, University of Leicester, and co-editor of Encounters: Journal of Inter-Cultural Perspectives. His publications include Christian-Muslim Dialogue in the Twentieth Century
(1997), Islam and Other Faiths, a collection of Ismail Raji Al Faruqi's articles (1998), and Christians and Muslims in the Commonwealth: A Dynamic Role in the Future (co-edited, 2001).
R. S. Sugirtharajah is Professor of Biblical Hermeneutics, University of Birmingham. He was born in Sri Lanka and was educated in Bangalore and Birmingham. His publications include Postcolonial Reconfigurations: An Alternative Way of Reading the Bible and Doing Theology (2003), Postcolonial Criticism and Biblical Interpretation (2002), and The Bible and the Third World: Precolonial, Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters (2001).
Mary Tanner taught Hebrew and Old Testament for twenty years in the Universities of Hull and Bristol and at Westcott House, Cambridge. In 1982 she joined the staff of the Board for Mission and Unity of the General Synod of the Church of England and when the Board divided became the first General Secretary of the Council for Christian Unity. She served on the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches and was its Moderator from 1991 to 1998. She served on the International Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission and is currently a member of the Special Commission on Orthodox Relations set up by the World Council of Churches.
Anthony C. Thiselton is Emeritus Professor of Christian Theology at the University of Nottingham, Research Professor at University College Chester, and Canon Theologian of Leicester Cathedral and of Southwell Minster. He has a PhD from the University of Sheffield and honorary doctorates from Durham and from the Archbishop of Canterbury. He has published over seventy articles and books, including The First Epistle to the Corinthians: A Commentary on the Greek Text (2000), Interpreting God and the Postmodern Self (1995), New Horizons in Hermeneutics (1992), and The Two Horizons (1980).
Graham Ward is Professor of Contextual Theology at the University of Manchester, and was previously Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge. His books include Theology and Contemporary Critical Theory (1996), Cities of God (2000), and True Religion (2002), and he edited the Blackwell Companion to Postmodern Theology (2001). He is editor of the journal Literature and Theology.
John Webster is Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. He is the author of Barth's Ethics of Reconciliation (1995), Barth's Moral Theology
(1998), and Barth (2000), and he edited The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth
(2000). More recently he has written Word and Church (2001), Holiness (2002), and Holy Scripture (2003).
David F. Wells is the Andrew Mutch Distinguished Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts. He was born in Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, and was educated at the Universities of Cape Town, London, and Manchester and was a post-doctoral fellow at Yale. His publications include The Person of Christ: A Biblical and Historical Analysis of the Incarnation (1984), No Place for Truth: Or, Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology? (1993), God in the Wasteland: The Reality of Truth in a World of Fading Dreams (1994), and Above All Earthly Pow'rs: Christ in a Postmodern World (2004).
William Werpehowski is Professor of Christian Ethics at Villanova University, and also Director of Villanova's Center for Peace and Justice Education. He studied theology and religious ethics at Princeton and Yale. He has published American Protestant Ethics and the Legacy of H. Richard Niebuhr (2003).
Felix Wilfred is Professor and Head of the Department of Christian Studies at the University of Madras, Chennai. He has been President of the Indian Theological Association and a member of the Vatican's International Theological Commission, and is a member of the board of directors of Concilium. His publications include Leave the Temple: Indian Paths to Human Liberation (1992), On the Banks of Ganges: Doing Contextual Theology (2002), and Beyond Settled Foundations: The Journey of Indian Theology (1993).
Rowan Williams is Archbishop of Canterbury. Born in Wales, he studied theology at Cambridge and Oxford. His previous positions include Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at Oxford and Dean of Clare College, Cambridge. He became Archbishop of Wales in 2000 and Archbishop of Canterbury in 2002. A Fellow of the British Academy, he has published widely; his books include Arius: Heresy and Tradition (second edition 2001), Sergei Bulgakov (1999), and On Christian Theology (2000).
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