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Revd Professor Keith Ward FBA

Christianity; philosophy of religion.
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About this Fellow

Prof. Ward was variously Dean of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, Professor of the History and Philosophy of Religion, King's College, London, and Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford. He was ordained in the Church of England in 1972. His current interests are in philosophy of religion, inter-faith issues, and Christian doctrine in a scientific context.



Current post

  • Professor of Religion, Roehampton University

Past Appointments

  • Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Oxford, 1991
  • Professor of the History and Philosophy of Religion, University of London, 1986 - 1991
  • Professor of Moral and Social Theology, King's College London, 2018 - 1986
  • Dean, Trinity Hall University of Cambridge, 1976 - 1983


Christ and the Cosmos

Keith Ward, 2018 Cambridge University Press

The Christian Idea of God

Keith Ward, 2017 Cambridge University Press

Morality, Autonomy, and God

Keith Ward, 2017 Oneworld Publications

The Evidence for God

Keith Ward, 2014 Darton, Longman & Todd

Religion and human nature

Keith Ward, 1998 Clarendon

Religion and creation

Keith Ward, 1996 Clarendon

Religion and revelation

Keith Ward, 1994 Clarendon Press

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