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. Thank you!
Oxford Conversations Video Series
Video of an interview with Oxford Conversations is now available via YouTube.
The Big Questions: Why We Can't Stop Talking about Science, Faith, and God Released 3 November, 2015
Alister McGrath's The Big Question is an accessible, engaging account of how science relates to faith, exploring how the working methods and assumptions of the natural sciences can be theologically useful. McGrath uses stories and analogies, as well as personal accounts, in order to help readers understand the scientific and theological points he makes, and grasp their deeper significance. The Big Questions on Amazon.
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
McGrath was recently interviewed by Canon J. John, on his life and work. Video of the interview is available 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