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Revd Dr Andrew Byers, PhD,ThM, MDiv, BS

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Free Church Tutor and Lecturer in New Testament of St John's College
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43889

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I currently serve as the Chaplain at St. Mary's College and as a Theological Consultant for the Codec Institure at St. John's College. In terms of educational background, I have a B.S. from the University of Georgia, an M.Div from Beeson Divinity School, and a Th.M. from Duke. For most of the past 12 years I have been serving in some form of pastoral ministry.

My doctoral research is in Johannine ecclesiology, my first book is Faith Without Illusions (IVP, 2011), and my latest is TheoMedia: The Media of God and the Digital Age. I blog at 

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  • (2013), Neither Churchless Christ nor Christless Church: The 'Ecclesial Christology' of the Fourth Gospel, Ethnography and Ecclesiology Conference. St John's College, Durham University, St John's College, Durham University.
  • (2013), The Ecclesiology of the Shema: Theological and Social Oneness in the Fourth Gospel, British New Testament Conference. St. Andrews, Scotland, St Andrews.
  • (2013), The Prologue as the Foundation of Johannine Ecclesiology, International SBL Meeting. St. Andrews, Scotland, St Andrews.
  • Byers, Andrew (2011), "'TheoMedia': The Pastor-Theologian, the Gospel, and the Media of the World", Society for the Study of Theology Postgraduate Conference: 'Theologians and the Church'. New College, Edinburgh, New College, Edinburgh.

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