BA (Hons) Theology (Durham 1972); MA Theology (Durham 1973); PGCE (Oxford 1974); PhD (Birmingham 1980)
New Testament, especially Johannine literature; early Christianity in its Graeco-Roman and Jewish context, especially the second century; developing ideas of Christian identity, normativity and heresy; gender analysis of New Testament and early Christian texts.
Walking; Methodist local preacher
Lady Margaret’s Professor Emerita