Professor Tim Gorringe

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies

MA, MPhil, DD (Oxon)


Extension: 4242

Telephone: 01392 724242

Tim Gorringe worked in parishes for six years before going to South India to teach theology at the Tamil Nadu Theological Seminary, where he worked for seven years. On return to Britain he was for nine years Chaplain, Fellow and Tutor in Theology at St John's College, Oxford. In 1995 he became Reader in Contextual Theology at St Andrew's and in 1998 took up his present post as St Luke's Professor of Theological Studies.

His academic interests focus on the interrelation between theology, social science, art and politics. His most recent books are The Common Good and the Global Emergency(CUP 2011) and Earthly Visions: Theology and the Challenges of Art(Yale 2011).

He is at present working on a two year AHRC funded research project on the values which underpin constructive social change, focussing on the Transition Town Movement.