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Curriculum Vitae

Here are some of the things I’ve been and done in my life so far:

2018

Ordained a Catholic priest, to assist at Hinksey parish in Oxford

2017

Convocation Address at Hillsdale College, Michigan (April); ordained deacon in the Catholic Church (June), within the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

2016

co-editor of C.S. Lewis at Poets’ Corner

2015

delivered Commencement Address at Hillsdale College, Michigan, and received Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters

2013-present

Professor of Apologetics at HBU

2013

(November): unveiled a memorial to C.S. Lewis in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey, on the fiftieth anniversary of his death

2013

(January): keynote lecturer, Annual Theological Conference, Biblical Institute of Finland

2012-present

Senior Research Fellow, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford

2011

winner of The Scholarship Award in Inklings Studies, given by the Mythopoeic Society

2010-present

Associate Member, Theology Faculty, University of Oxford

2010

co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis; author of The Narnia Code; guest lecturer, Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

2009-2012

Chaplain of St Peter’s College, University of Oxford. Received into the Catholic Church on Michaelmas Day, 2012

2009

presenter of The Narnia Code, a one-hour documentary for BBC1 television; guest lectures at venues including the Royal Observatory, Greenwich; Holy Trinity, Brompton; Hong Kong Club, Hong Kong; John Jay Institute, Colorado

2008

author of Planet Narnia with year-long lecture tour in the U.K. and U.S.; guest lectures at universities including London, Edinburgh, and Chicago

2007-present

member of Steering Committee, The Wade Center, Wheaton College, IL

2007

co-editor of Heresies and How to Avoid Them

2004-2007

Chaplain of Peterhouse, University of Cambridge; Assistant Curate, Great Shelford

2001-2005

completed PhD in Divinity at University of St Andrews. Ordained deacon in Church of England in 2004 and priest in 2005

1999-2004

trained for ministry in Anglican Church at Ridley Hall, Cambridge Theological Federation

1999-2001

read Theology at Peterhouse, University of Cambridge

1996-1999

lived at The Kilns, Lewis’s Oxford home, as resident warden and curator, looking after the property on behalf of its owner, The C.S. Lewis Foundation

1993-1999

officer of the Oxford University Lewis Society

1990-1999

Tutor and lecturer for Oxford University and for the Oxford programs of various American schools (e.g., Stanford University, CA; Williams College, MA; Wheaton College, IL) on freelance basis.  Proof-reader and copy-editor for Lion Publishing, Heinemann, Bible Reading Fellowship.

1987-1990

read English at Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford

1968

born in Cuckfield, Sussex, on Twelfth Night, the Feast of the Epiphany. Brought up in neighbouring Lindfield. Educated in local state schools till age nineteen

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