BA (Durham), MA (Durham), MLitt (Cambridge), PhD (Durham)
Stephen is Professor of Liturgical and Practical Theology in the University of Divinity. He is also Coordinator of Ministry Studies at Pilgrim Theological College, where he accompanies the candidates for public ministries of the church, and teaches across worship and ministry units. Further, he convenes the research work of the Australian Collaborators in Feminist Theologies. A British-Australian citizen, he studied theology at the universities of Durham (BA, hons; MA; PhD) and Cambridge (MLitt) and is a presbyter in the Church of England. He has taught in ecumenical seminaries in the UK as well as in the USA.
Stephen’s research areas center on liturgical theology, feminist and postcolonial theologies. Current research projects include: According to All? Postcolonial Perspectives on Catholicity (Lexington, coedited with Bryan Cones), Doing Liturgical Theology—Method and Context (Peeters, coedited with Jason McFarland), Grace and Glory in One Another’s Faces: Ann Loades on Worship and Preaching (Canterbury, edited) and Riting the Body: Feminist Liturgy—Theology and Practice, with Nicola Slee.
Stephen is open to enquires about postgraduate research in liturgical, feminist, postcolonial, modern Anglican and ecumenical theologies.