Dr Paula Gooder, BA, DPhil

Dr Paula Gooder is a writer and lecturer in Biblical Studies. Her research areas include the writings of Paul the Apostle (with a particular focus on 2 Corinthians), New Testament Interpretation and the development of Ministry in the New Testament Period but her passion is to ignite people’s enthusiasm for reading the Bible today.

She is the Theologian in Residence for the Bible Society and also holds a number of honorary positions such as Canon Theologian of Birmingham and Guildford Cathedrals, Lay Canon at Salisbury Cathedral, a Six Preacher of Canterbury Cathedral, Vice President of the Bible Society, and Visiting Lecturer at King’s College, London. She is a Reader in the Church of England and a member of General Synod.

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Trinity welcomes new tutor Revd Dr Donna Lazenby

Dr Paula Gooder is a writer and lecturer in Biblical Studies. Her research areas include the writings of Paul the Apostle (with a particular focus on 2 Corinthians), New Testament Interpretation and the development of Ministry in the New Testament Period but her passion is to ignite people’s enthusiasm for reading the Bible today. She […]

COVID-19 update (Nov 2020)

Dr Paula Gooder is a writer and lecturer in Biblical Studies. Her research areas include the writings of Paul the Apostle (with a particular focus on 2 Corinthians), New Testament Interpretation and the development of Ministry in the New Testament Period but her passion is to ignite people’s enthusiasm for reading the Bible today. She […]

Black History Month at Trinity

Dr Paula Gooder is a writer and lecturer in Biblical Studies. Her research areas include the writings of Paul the Apostle (with a particular focus on 2 Corinthians), New Testament Interpretation and the development of Ministry in the New Testament Period but her passion is to ignite people’s enthusiasm for reading the Bible today. She […]

Theology, fantasy, and The Last Dragon Rider

Dr Paula Gooder is a writer and lecturer in Biblical Studies. Her research areas include the writings of Paul the Apostle (with a particular focus on 2 Corinthians), New Testament Interpretation and the development of Ministry in the New Testament Period but her passion is to ignite people’s enthusiasm for reading the Bible today. She […]