Keith WardProfessor Keith Ward is a British cleric, philosopher, theologian, and scholar. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a priest of the Church of England. He was Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Oxford and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford until 2003. Comparative theology and the interplay between science and faith are two of his main topics of interest.


TrevorDennis_150x170Canon Trevor Dennis was Vice Dean and Canon Chancellor at Chester Cathedral from 1994 until his retirement in 2010. For nearly 12 years before that he was tutor in Old Testament Studies at Salisbury and Wells Theological College. Before going to Salisbury he was a chaplain at Eton College, where he began his practice of preaching occasionally through storytelling.


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The Revd John Maxwell Kerr currently serves at Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia, and is the Episcopal Chaplain to the College of William & Mary. He is a priest of the Church of England and one of the founders of the Society of Ordained Scientists, and he formerly taught at Oxford University and Winchester College, lecturing in physics, chemistry, and theology.


The Revd Dr. Vincent Strudwick is an Honorary Fellow of Kellogg College, Oxford, Emeritus Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, and Fellow and Bishop John Tinsley Professor of Anglican theology at the Graduate Theological Foundation. Canon Strudwick is an internationally distinguished historical theologian.


The Venerable Christopher Hewetson is the former Vicar of Holy Trinity, Headington Quarry, C.S. Lewis’s parish, and now serves as Archdeacon Emeritus, Diocese of Chester. He has lectured in the United States and is associated with the Kanuga Camp and Conference Center in North Carolina.


Dr. Ian Boxall is an Associate Professor in The School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He was formerly senior tutor in New Testament and Greek at St. Stephen’s House, Oxford University and is the author of Revelation: Vision and Insight and The Revelation of Saint John (Black’s New Testament Commentary).


Bishop Michael Nazir-AliBishop Michael Nazir-Ali, retired Bishop of Rochester, is an Honorary Fellow of St. Edmund Hall and currently President of The Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue. A Native of Pakistan whose father was a convert from Islam to Christianity, he was the first non-white Diocesan Bishop in the Church of England.