Revd Dr Andrew Davison

Dr Davison is the Starbridge Lecturer in Theology and Natural Sciences in the Faculty, and Fellow in Theology at Corpus Christi College. Previously, he was tutor in doctrine at Westcott House, Cambridge (2010-14) and before that tutor in doctrine at St Stephen's House, Oxford and junior chaplain of Merton College (2006-10). He read chemistry at Merton in the 1990s, followed by a DPhil in biochemistry. He read Tripos in theology and religious studies at Corpus Christi and subsequently completed a PhD in philosophical theology with Dr Catherine Pickstock in the faculty. He is a priest of the Church of England and served a curacy in South East London.

Andrew is author of serval books, most recently Care for the Dying (Canterbury Press, 2014 - with the physician Sioned Evans), The Love of Wisdom: An Introduction to Philosophy for Theologians (SCM, 2013) and Why Sacraments? (SPCK, 2013; Wipf and Stock, 2013). At the end of November 2014, Canterbury Press will publish his new book on the theory and practice of blessing in the church, followed in early 2015 by Participation: An Study in Christian Metaphysics, from Wipf and Stock.