In addition to his work at Oxford, McGrath is Senior Research Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford, President of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, and serves as associate priest in a group of Church of England village parishes in the Cotswolds.
After initial academic work in the natural sciences, McGrath turned to the study of theology and intellectual history, while occasionally becoming engaged in broader cultural debates about the rationality and relevance of the Christian faith. To continue reading about McGrath see a brief biography here.
This site provides information regarding McGrath's present research and writing projects, and free access to audio and video material being developed on topics which he has recently written or spoken. Visitors are welcome to use this material in any way they please - copy, share, or use it in lectures/talks - provided that they do not use it for commercial purposes.
Oxford Conversations Video Series
Video of an interview with Oxford Conversations is now available via YouTube.
The Great Mystery: God, Science, and the Human Quest for Meaning Released 6 May, 2017 in the UK
There is currently huge interest in the question of human nature and identity, and what the human future might look like. Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future? Are we alone? And what can religion bring, alongside biology and anthropology, to these important and exciting questions? The Great Mystery focuses on this fascinating field of study.
Appointed Gresham Professor of Divinity
April 2015, McGrath was appointed the new Gresham Professor of Divinity. Created in 1597, this position requires McGrath to provide six public lectures on theology each year. He will hold the office from 2015-2018. More information here.
An Interview with J. John
Canon J. John, interviewed McGrath on his life and work. You can enjoy the video here.
“The most radical question which anyone can be asked is not how much their possessions cost, but whether they have found something of value - that is, something that makes living worthwhile.” ― Alister E. McGrath