from new zealand. lecturer in systematic theology, king's college london (1997-2004), senior lecturer in systematic theology, university of otago (2004-). expert on kierkegaard. completed PhD on the incarnation in kierkegaard at KCL in 1995. trained originally as an architect. chair of an international colloquium on 'theology and the built environment'. on the editorial board of IJST and journal of theological interpretation.
ed. with Hilary Regan and John Stenhouse, Science and Theology: Questions at the Interface (T&T Clark, 1994)
Kierkegaard's Vision of the Incarnation: By Faith Transformed (Clarendon Press, 1997)
‘The Risk of Obedience: A Consideration of Kierkegaard’s Fear And Trembling’ in International Journal of Systematic Theology,1.3: 308-21 (1999)
ed. with Graham Redding, More Than a Single Issue; Theological Considerations Concerning the Ordination of Practising Homosexuals (Australian Theological Forum, 2000)
ed. with Colin Gunton and Stephen Holmes, The Practice of Theology: A Reader (SCM Press, 2001)
‘The Travail of God’ in International Journal of Systematic Theology 5.1: 47-61 (2003)
‘Creation and Promise: Towards a Theology of History’, in ‘Behind’ the Text? History and Biblical Interpretation , Craig Bartholomew, C. Stephen Evans, Mary Healey & Murray A. Rae (eds.) (Paternoster Press, 2003) 263-95.
‘A Remnant People: The Ecclesia as Sign of Reconciliation’ in The Theology of Reconciliation, Colin Gunton (ed) (T&T Clark, 2003) 93-108.
‘Learning the Truth in a Christian University: Advice from Søren Kierkegaard’ in Jeff Astley Leslie Francis, John Sullivan & Andrew Walker (eds.) The Idea of a Christian University: Essays on Theology and Higher Education (Paternoster Press 2004) 98-112.
‘Introduction’ (pp. 1-12) and ‘The Baptism of Christ’ (pp. 121-37) in Stephen Holmes & Murray Rae (eds) The Person of Christ ( T&T Clark, 2005)
History and Hermeneutics (T & T Clark, 2005)
‘Prolegomena’ in Trinitarian Soundings in Systematic Theology, ed. Paul Metzger (T&T Clark, 2005) 9-20
‘To Render Praise: Humanity in God's World’ in The Doctrine of God and Theological Ethics, Michael Banner & Alan Torrance (eds.)(T&T Clark, 2006) 201-20.
‘Texts and Context: Scripture and the Divine Economy’ in Journal of Theological Interpretation 1.1: 23-45 (2007)
‘Incline Your Ear So That You May Live: Principles of Biblical Epistemology’ in The Bible and Epistemology Mary Healey and Robin Parry (eds.) (Paternoster Press, 2007) 161-80.
‘The Testimony of Works in the Gospel of John’ in The Gospel of John and Christian Theology, Richard Bauckham and Carl Mosser (eds.) (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007) Forthcoming.