Jeremy Begbie


 Jeremy Begbie

E-mailjeremy.begbie@duke.edu
AddressPost Office Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708
Phone919-660-3400
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Thomas A. Langford Research Professor, Duke University Divinity School

B.A., University of Edinburgh,
B.D., (University of Aberdeen),
Ph.D., University of Aberdeen,
A.R.C.M., (Royal College of Music),

Jeremy Begbie teaches systematic theology, and specializes in the interface between theology and the arts. His particular research interests are in the interplay between music and theology.
Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts
Previously Associate Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge, he has also been Honorary Professor at the University of St Andrews, where he directed the research project, Theology Through the Arts at the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts. He is a Senior Member of Wolfson College and an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity and in the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge.
He studied music and philosophy at Edinburgh University, and theology at Aberdeen and Cambridge. A professionally trained musician, he has performed extensively as a pianist, oboist and conductor. He is an ordained minister of the Church of England, having served for a number of years as assistant pastor of a Church in West London.
He is author of a number of books, including Voicing Creation’s Praise: Towards a Theology of the Arts (T & T Clark); Theology, Music and Time (CUP), and most recently, Resounding Truth: Christian Wisdom in the World of Music (Baker/SPCK), which won the Christianity Today 2008 Book Award in the Theology/Ethics Category. He has taught widely in the UK, North America and South Africa, specializing in performance-lectures. He is married with four children.

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