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Category: Gospels

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

Debating Monty Python’s Life of Brian

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 later that year. I also gave a paper at a conference held in

Receiving the 2013 Ratzinger Prize for Theology from Pope Francis

I was absolutely thrilled to receive the Ratzinger Prize for Theology from Pope Francis in 2013. For my interview with Vatican Radio on receiving the prize, listen below: Richard Burridge · Ratzinger Prize: Vatican Radio interview Below is the statement published by King’s College London at the time. The Reverend Canon Professor Richard Burridge, Dean