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Professor Adrian Thatcher

M.A. (Oxon.), D.Phil. (Oxon.)

Honorary Professorial Research Fellow

Dr. Adrian Thatcher came to Exeter in 2004 as a Professorial Research Fellow in Applied Theology. For 27 years (1977-2004) he taught Theology and Philosophy at the University of St. Mark & St John, Plymouth, where, in 1995 he was the first member of academic staff to become a full Professor. His main theological research interests at present are the theologies of sexuality and gender, and biblical interpretation. He is a member of the Society for the Study of Theology, the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics, Modern Church, and the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement. Once a Baptist Minister (1966-74) he is now a lay member of the Church of England. 

For details of his books and other publications, many of which are free to download, see his website,