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Professor James D.G. Dunn FBA

Visiting Professor

Email: j.d.g.dunn@btopenworld.com
Address: Department of Theology & Religious Studies
King's College London
Virginia Woolf Building,
22 Kingsway
London, WC2B 6LE

Biography
  • Born 1939;  brought up and educated in Glasgow.
  • MA Hons (1961) and BD (1964) (Glasgow University);  
  • PhD (1968) and DD (1991) (Cambridge University);  
  • Fellow of the British Academy (2006-).         
  • Lecturer (1970-79) then Reader in Theology (1979-82), University of Nottingham; 
  • Professor of Divinity (1982-90), then Lightfoot Professor of Divinity (1990-2003) at University of Durham;  also Chairman of Department of Theology (1984-86, 1996-99);  Emeritus (retired) 2003.  
  • Founder of British New Testament Conference (1980); President (1992-96).          
  • Treasurer of Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (1982-92); and President (2002-03).   
  • Founder and Chairman of Association of University Departments of Theology and Religious Studies (1985-92).          
  • Founder and Chairman of Wesley Study Centre Management Committee (1987-2009).   
  • Member of Advisory Board for the Ecumenical Institute for Theological Studies in Jerusalem (Tantur) (2000-).   
  • Various editorial committees.   
Research interests
  • The New Testament: historical context,
  • Jesus, Paul, John, 
  • New Testament theology, 
  • Christianity’s beginnings into second century, continuing significance
Selected publications
  • Jesus and the Spirit (SCM, 1975; Eerdmans, 1997) 
  • Unity and Diversity in the New Testament (SCM/Westminster, 1977) 
  • The partings of the Ways between Christianity and Judaism (SCM/TPI, 1991; 3rd edition 2006) 
  • The Theology of Paul the Apostle (Eerdmans/T&TClark, 1998) 
  • Christianity in the Making: Vol. 1, Jesus Remembered (Eerdmans, 2003); Vol. 2, Beginning from Jerusalem (Eerdmans, 2009)  
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