DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF HISTORICAL THEOLOGY
McGill University, BA; University of Paris-Sorbonne, MLitt, DLitt (Historical Theology).
Dr. Gerald Bray holds a BA degree from McGill University and an MLitt along with a DLitt from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. He is the most widely renowned evangelical church historian and, specifically, the evangelical expert on the history of biblical exegesis. He authored the first major textbook on the subject as well as edited four volumes on the history of biblical commentary. With a vast curriculum vitae, he is the Research Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School where he has taught church history and theology since 1993. He has also served as director of research for the Latimer Trust, an evangelical think tank in London. Dr. Bray is an ordained Anglican minister in the Church of England.
He is editor of the Anglican quarterly and academic journal The Churchman as well as the Contours of Christian Theology book series (for InterVarsity Press). He also served as editor for The Anglican Canons 1529–1947 and Tudor Church Reform, which contains the Henrician Canons of 1535 and the Reformatio Legum Ecclesiasticarum, and for three volumes in the Ancient Christian Commentary Series (on Romans, 1-2 Corinthians, and James to Jude) and, most recently, for the inaugural volume in the much anticipated Reformation Commentary on Scripture series on Galatians and Ephesians by InterVarsity Press,.
Dr. Bray has a systematic theology that was released by Crossway in March 2012: God is Love: A Biblical and Systematic Theology. He is presently preparing a companion volume on historical theology and is engaged in writing and speaking on a variety of theological issues of particular relevance to the contemporary church.