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UK Fellow, Section H2, Theology and Religious Studies, elected in 2010

Professor Andrew Louth FBA

The history and theology of the Christian Church in Late Antiquity and in the Byzantine Empire; modern Eastern Orthodox theology
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About this Fellow

Born Louth, Lincolnshire. After schooling at the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield, and Waterloo Grammar School, Liverpool, studied at the universities of Cambridge (mathematics; theology) and Edinburgh (MTh thesis on Karl Barth). Taught at the universities of Oxford (1970-1985), Goldsmiths, University of London (1985-1995), Durham (1996-2010), and the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, as Visiting Professor of Eastern Orthodox Theology (2010-2014); presently, Professor Emeritus, Durham University, and Honorary Fellow, Faculty of Theology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Also priest of the Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) from 2003 (archpriest from 2014), serving the parish in Durham. Author of ten books, and many articles, in theology and the history of the Christian Church, especially in patristics, and modern Orthodox theology.

Website: http://www.durham.ac.uk/theology.religion/staff/profile/?

Other Theology and Religious Studies Fellows

Professor William Courtenay

Medieval intellectual history; medieval philosophy & theology; history of medieval universities, notably Oxford & Paris; paleography & codicology

Professor Judith Lieu

The New Testament, in particular the Johannine literature; early Christianity, its literature and thought, in the Graeco-Roman and Jewish first- and second-century contexts

Professor Gillian Clark

The social & intellectual history of late antiquity, & early Christian (patristic) studies, in the Mediterranean world of the third to the seventh century

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