Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion, University of
Emeritus Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford
Fellow of the British Academy.
All the central questions of philosophy.
The meaning and justification of the central claims of Christianity.
1952 Open Scholarship in Classics to Exeter College, Oxford.
1954-7 Undergraduate at Oxford, reading for B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics obtained with First Class Honours in 1957.
1957-9 Read B.Phil in Philosophy at Oxford.
1958-61 Fereday Fellow, St. John's College, Oxford.
1959-60 Read Oxford Diploma in Theology obtained with distinction in 1960.
1961-63 Leverhulme Research Fellow in the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds.
1960-1963 Research Fellowships devoted to learning science and the history of science.
Lecturer (1963-69), and Senior Lecturer (1969-72), in Philosophy, University of Hull.
Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Maryland, 1969-1970.
Professor of Philosophy, University of Keele, 1972-85.
Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion, University of Oxford, 1985-2002..
Visiting Professorships and Named Special Lectureships
1975-78 Wilde Lecturer in Natural and Comparative Religion, University of Oxford.
1977 Forwood Lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Religion, University of Liverpool.
1980 Marrett Memorial Lecturer, Exeter College, Oxford.
1981 Special Lecturer (in Theology), University of London.
1982 Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of Adelaide.
1983 Theology 'Faculty' Lecturer, University College, Cardiff.
1982-84 Gifford Lecturer, University of Aberdeen.
1987 Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, Spring Semester.
1987 Edward Cadbury Lecturer, University of Birmingham.
1990 Wade Memorial Lecturer, St Louis University.
1992 Indian Council for Philosophical Research, visiting Lecturer.
1992 Dotterer Lecturer, Penn State University.
1997 Aquinas Lecturer, Marquette University.
2002 (March )Visiting Professor of Philosophy, University of Rome (La Sapienza).
2002 (November) Visiting Professor of Philosophy (Kaminsky Lecturer), Catholic University of Lublin.
2003 (Spring Semester) Visiting Professor, Divinity School, Yale University.
2003(Fall Semester) Visiting (Collins) Professor of Philosophy, St Louis University.
2006 Paul Holmer Lecturer, University of Minnesota
2008 Lawson Lecture, Stetson University
2009 Forwood Lecture , University of Liverpool
Most Recent Books
Mind, Brain, and Free Will, Oxford University Press, forthcoming
Was Jesus God? Oxford University Press, 2008.
Revelation (second edition), Oxford Unversity Press, 2007.