The Rev. Prof. Oliver O’Donovan FBAProfessor of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology

    Research Profile

    Conceptual foundations of Moral Theology and Christian Ethics, Christian moral reasoning in relation to Theology and Philosophy, History of Christian Ethics, Moral Thought of Augustine of Hippo, Political Thought of Hugo Grotius, Christian Political Thought (contemporary and historical)

    Teaching Profile

    Christian Ethics, Christian Political Thought

    Selected Publications

    Resurrection and Moral Order: An Outline for Evangelical Ethics. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans/Leicester: I.V.P.-Apollos, 1986, 1994

    The Desire of the Nations: Rediscovering the Roots of Political Theology. Cambridge University Press, 1996.

    Common Objects of Love: Moral Reflection and the Shaping of Community. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002.

    (together with J. L. O’Donovan) Bonds of Imperfection: Christian Politics Past and Present. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004.

    The Ways of Judgment. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.



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