Dr Timothy Bradshaw



The Revd Dr Timothy Bradshaw

Senior Tutor & Tutorial Fellow in Christian Doctrine


Dr Timothy Bradshaw is Fellow and Tutor in Christian Doctrine, Senior Tutor and Tutor for Admissions. He teaches Christian Doctrine, his research interests being in Systematic Theology especially the contributions of Karl Barth and Wolfhart Pannenberg, and Ecclesiology. He is has the title University Research Lecturer and teaches the University classes on Karl Barth in the Special Theologians course, and he undertakes graduate supervision and examining in this area. He is a great enthusiast for the tutorial system of teaching and learning which he finds creative for tutor as well as student.

BradshawCricket400He has deep ecumenical interests and commitments, an Anglican himself he has served on many boards concerning ‘faith and order’ issues, and is a member of the International Anglican Orthodox Theological Commission, which recently issued The Church of the Triune God 2006. He was asked to write an Anglican Evangelical commentary on the recent Anglican Roman Catholic statement on Mary, published, Mary: commentary and study guide on the Seattle Statement of the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission, Anglican Communion Office, 2005. He is an ordained minister and serves in a small congregation on an estate in Oxford.

He still enjoys playing, and discussing at great length, cricket, notably the art of leg spin and left hand batting (see photo).



  • Trinity and Ontology, Edwin Mellen Press, rpr 2008
  • The Olive Branch: An Evangelical Anglican Doctrine of the Church, Paternoster rpr 2007
  • Praying as Believing, Smith and Helwys 1998
  • ‘The Trinitarian Theology of Wolfhart Pannenberg: the divine future perfect’, in Getting Your Bearings: Engaging with Contemporary Theologians, ed P. Duce and D. Strange, Apollos, 2003
  • ‘Open Water’, in Flickering Images: Theology and Film in Dialogue, ed Anthony J Clarke and Paul S Fiddes, Smith and Helwys, 2005
  • ‘Dialectical Theology’ in Handbook of Christian History Lion Hudson 2007


  • The St Andrew’s Day Statement ed 1995
  • Grace and Truth in the Secular Age, Editor and contributor Eerdmans, 1998
  • The Way Forward? Christian Voices on the Homosexuality Debate, Editor and Contributor, 2nd edn SCM Press 2003
  • Chaos or Control? Authority in Crisis in Church and Society, Paternoster Press 2010
  • Wolfhart Pannenberg in ‘Guides for the Perplexed’ series, Continuum 2009
  • ‘Moltmann’s Ecclesiology in Evangelical Perspective’, in ed Sung Wook Chung, Jurgen Moltmann and Evangelical Theology, Pickwick Publications 2012