Professor Alec Ryrie FBA
- UK Fellow
Alec Ryrie is a historian of Protestant Christianity in general and of religion in early modern England and Scotland in particular. He is interested in the cultural, social, political and emotional history of religion, and has written on subjects including faith and doubt; martyrdom, violence and religious warfare; magic and deception; moderation and radicalism; childhood religious experience; and liturgy and prayer, formal and informal. He is currently researching the early history of global Protestant missions. He is co-editor of the Journal of Ecclesiastical History and (in 2019-20) president of the Ecclesiastical History Society. He is also a licensed Reader in the Church of England.
Professor of the History of Christianity, Durham University; Professor of Divinity, Gresham College
Durham University Head of Department of Theology and Religion
Aug 2012 - Aug 2015
University of Birmingham Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Modern History
Aug 1999 - Jul 2006
Professor Robert P Gordon FBA
The Hebrew Bible / Old Testament: the ancient near eastern context; the Hebrew text and the ancient versions; exegesis and theology; the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament in Jewish and Christian tradition.
Professor Nicholas de Lange FBA
Hebrew language & literature: history of Greek-speaking Judaism; Jewish-Christian relations; modern Jewish theology