Revd Professor Mark Chapman
Mark teaches Church History, Ecclesiology, and Anglicanism and is the Tutor for Graduates and Director for the Oxford BA. He is Reader in Modern Theology in the University of Oxford, Visiting Professor at Oxford Brookes University, as well as honorary assistant curate in Garsington, Horspath and Cuddesdon. He is also a clergy representative for the diocese of Oxford on the General Synod of the Church of England. He has lectured widely in England and across Europe and the Anglican Communion. He has written a history of Christianity in Cuddesdon, God's Holy Hill and edited a book on the history of the College: Ambassadors of Christ. He has written and edited about twenty books in many different areas of theology and church history, and is trustee and publications officer for Affirming Catholicism. His most recent books are Anglican Theology (Continuum, 2012), Doing God: Religion and Public Policy in Brown's Britain (DLT, 2008) and Bishops, Saints and Politics (Continuum, 2007). He is also author of Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2006). His new book, The Fantasy of Reunion: Anglicans, Catholics and Ecumenism, 1833-1880 will be published in 2014 by Oxford University Press.
Mark studied Politics and Philosophy and then Theology at Trinity College, Oxford and also spent a year in Munich working for his doctorate, which was on modern German theology and society. He was Stephenson Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield before he joined the staff at Cuddesdon in 1992. He became vice-principal in 2002. He was made an honorary Fellow of the College in 2012. Mark is married to Linda Collins and they have two grown-up sons. He likes travelling, cooking, films, theatre and contemporary music.
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