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Ph.D. (Theology and International Relations), St Andrews University
Master of Letters (Bible & Contemporary World), St Andrews University
Master of Theology (Contextual Theology), Oxford University
Bachelor of Theology (Applied Theology), Oxford University
Diploma of Ministry (Lutheran Ministry), Westfield House, Cambridge


Activities

  • PhD Thesis on the Influence of Religious Right on American Foreign Policy, jointly in School of Divinity and School of International Relations 
  • Ordained Lutheran pastor
  • Tutor in Theology, King’s Evangelical Divinity School. 2009-
  • Approved Tutor of the University of Chester, 2010- 
  • Associate Lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Wales Lampeter. 2009-10
  • Tutor and Chaplain (to Lutheran students), Westfield House and Cambridge University.
  • Member of the University of Cambridge Deans and Chaplains Group.
  • Delivered University College addresses at Trinity Hall, Sidney Sussex College, Fitzwilliam College. 2001-03.
  • Occasional contributor to the The Scotsman, Washington Times and other publications
  • International speaker at various churches, Christian conferences and events
  • Has given lectures and seminars at a number of institutions, including Oxford, Cambridge, Princeton, Gordon-Conwell Seminary, Bryan College.
  • Some 25 years experience working in finance and business, firstly as a journalist and then as a communications and public affairs specialist, including the World Bank Group in Washington DC. 

 
Selected Publications

Economic Parables: The Monetary Teachings of Jesus Christ (Paternoster, USA, 2007)
Essay on Religious Minorities & Biographical Entry on Aquinas, International Encyclopaedia of Political Science (CQ Press, Washington DC, 2010)
Essay on Christianity and Economics, Encyclopaedia of Christian Civilization (Blackwells, Oxford, 2010) 
‘Doing God’s Work? Christian Right Influence in American Presidential Politics since Nixon’ in Evangelical Review of Society and Politics 3.2 (2009), 41-58.
Book reviews in the following scholarly journals: Journal of Theological Studies, Expository Times, Theology and Evangelical Review of Society and Politics.


Teaching Areas and Current Research Interests

Theology and American politics, Evangelicalism and politics, public theology, church and state & the public square
Theology and international relations, geopolitics, Islam, globalization and religious conflict
Theology and political theory, Christian Realism, Reinhold Niebuhr and Stanley Hauerwas
Theology and economic thought and ideas
Lutheran theology, especially Luther, Bultmann & Bonhoeffer