Keith Ward is an ordained priest in the Church of England and, until 2003, was a canon of Christ Church, Oxford. He is a fellow of the British Academy, holds an honorary doctorate from the Free University of Amsterdam, and is an honorary fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge and the University of Wales. He is a member of the governing council of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, and a member of the editorial boards of Religions Studies, Journal of Contemporary Religion, Studies in Inter-Religious Dialogue, and World Faiths Encounter. He has been a visiting professor at Drake University, Claremont Graduate School, the University of Tulsa, Cornell College, Hartford Seminary, and Virginia Theological Seminary. He also held the Regius Professorship of Divinity at the University of Oxford. He has delivered numerous prestigious public lectures and is the author of many books. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wales, a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge, a master’s degree and bachelor of letters from the University of Oxford, and doctorates of divinity from Cambridge and Oxford.