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Faculty of Divinity



Jonathan E Soyars read theology and maths as an undergraduate, followed by New Testament and early Christian literature as a postgraduate, first at Princeton Theological Seminary and then the University of Chicago. Before coming to the Cambridge Theological Federation, he taught at a number of theological colleges in the USA.


Pauline letters
Apocalyptic literature
Christianity in the second century
History of biblical interpretation


Key publications: 

The Shepherd of Hermas and the Pauline Legacy, Supplements to Novum Testamentum 176 (Leiden: Brill, 2019)

Teaching and Supervisions


Jonathan lectures and/or supervises in the following papers:

BTh11: Reading Christian Bible
BTh22: Intermediate Greek
BTh24: NT studies (Corinthians)
A3: Jesus and the Origins of the Gospels
B4: Letters of Paul

Tutor in New Testament Language, Literature and Theology, Westminster College
Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Divinity
Dr Jonathan  Soyars

Contact Details

01223 330627
Not available for consultancy




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