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Review of Christobiography by Craig Keener

The debate about the biographical genre of the Gospels is alive and well, with several major books coming out at the moment. Here’s my review of Craig Keener’s massive Christobiography, just published in Theology. Back in the late 1990s, I started to receive books with personal dedications in a spidery scrawl, saying nice things about

Retiring as Dean of King’s College London

Top photo: Professor Sir Edward Byrne AC (Principal of King’s, 2014-2020) and Professor Sir Rick Trainor (Principal, 2004-2014) flanking Professor Burridge at his Valedictory Dinner, December 19th 2020. Professor Sir Edward Byrne AC, President & Principal of King’s College London, wrote as follows about my stepping down as Dean of King’s College London in 2019.

Longest serving Dean at King’s College!

On Thursday July 21 2016, after 8,026 days of service, the Revd Canon Prof Richard A. Burridge, became the longest serving Dean of King’s College London, passing the record of the previous longest serving Dean, the Very Revd Sydney Evans. He was elected Dean in July 1993, and started full-time at King’s on 1 August

Debating Monty Python’s Life of Brian

Top photo: Richard Burridge with Michael Palin on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme On 30 December 2013, I spoke on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme about the controversy sparked in 1979 by Monty Python’s Life of Brian. The programme featured a conversation with John Cleese and Michael Palin as they prepared for the Pythons’ reunion