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Present Positions:

Professor of Philosophical Theology
School of Divinity, University of St Andrews

Professorial Fellow
Australian Catholic University

Senior Research Fellow
Blackfriars Hall, Oxford

Past Positions:

2021 – 2022 Alan Richardson Fellow and Honorary Professor, Durham University
2014 – 2017 Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor / Associate Professor) in Theology & the Arts at the School of Divinity, University of St Andrews
2011 – 2014  Director of Studies in Theology at St John’s College, University of Oxford (Teaching Excellence Award)
2009 – 2011 Post-Doctoral Fellow at the European College of Liberal Arts, Berlin (now Bard College Berlin)


D.Phil. in Philosophical Theology, University of Oxford 
Thesis: Heidegger’s Secular Eschatology
Supervisors: Prof. Stephen Mulhall and Dr Johannes Zachhuber
Examiners: Prof. George Pattison and Prof. John Milbank
Prizes & Funding:
Ellerton Essay Prize
AHRC Full Doctoral Scholarship
Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture Studentship
E.O. James Bequest (awarded by All Souls College)
Hussey Bequest (awarded by the Faculty of Theology)

M.A. in Theology, University of Oxford
Thesis: A Theological Critique of Stanley Cavell’s Concept of Acknowledgement
Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Mulhall
Prizes & Funding:
Denyer Johnson Prize (for the top 1st-class degree result of the year)
Senior Scholarship (Hasker Scholarship), Exeter College
Sir Lancaster Exhibition (awarded by the Worshipful Company of Skinners)

M.Phil. in English Literature (1500-1660), University of Oxford
Thesis: Eschatology & Theatricality in Shakespeare’s Late Plays
Supervisors: Prof. Peter McCullough and Dr Emma Smith
Funding: AHRC Master’s Scholarship

B.A. in Literature and Philosophy (‘Amirim’), Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Prizes & Funding:
Dean’s List
Amirim Scholarship


2022 Art as Revelation (Templeton Religion Trust, $1,000,000)
2021 Widening Horizons in Philosophical Theology (Templeton Religion Trust, £2,000,000)
2020 Mapping the Imagination (Templeton Religion Trust, $234,000)
2019 New Directions in Philosophical Theology (Templeton Religion Trust, $230,000)
2018 Adam Zoernikav’s The Antichrist and On the Procession of the Spirit: Forgotten Sources in Early Modern European Theology (Carnegie Trust, £10,000)
2017 James Gregory Lectures in Science, Religion and Human Flourishing (with Andrew Torrance, Blankemeyer Foundation and John Templeton Foundation, $150,000)
2017 Philosophy and Theology in Germany, 1918-1933 (with Thomas Pfau, Trent Foundation, $15,000)
2010 Political Eschatologies in 19th- and 20th-Century Germany (Wingate Foundation, £24,000)
2009 Perelandra: A Lost Opera by Donald Swann and David Marsh (Old Possum’s Practical Trust, £12,000)

Editorial boards and steering committees:

Senior editor, St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology
General editor, The Journal of Inklings Studies
Editorial board, Modern Theology
Editorial board, Religion in Philosophie und Theologie (Mohr Siebeck)
Editorial board, Thresholds in Philosophy and Theology (Notre Dame University Press)
Editorial board, Theologische Bibliothek Toepelmann (De Gruyter)
Member, Steering Committee for Christian Systematic Theology, American Academy of Religion

A full CV is available upon request.