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Mark Chapman has been on the staff at Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford since 1992. He teaches Modern Church History, Ecclesiology, and Anglicanism and is Tutor for Graduates and for the Oxford BA. He is Reader in Modern Theology at the University of Oxford and Visiting Professor at the Westminster Institute of Education, Oxford Brookes University, where he serves on the Advisory Committee of the Oxford Centre for Methodism and Church History. He was Hensley Henson lecturer, 2013. He lectures widely in Britain and abroad. He trained for the Anglican ministry on the Oxford Ministry Course and was ordained in 1994. He is associate priest in the parishes of Garsington, Horspath and Cuddesdon. He has written a history of Christianity in Cuddesdon, God's Holy Hill (Wychwood Press, 2004) and edited a book on the history of the College: Ambassadors of Christ (Ashgate, 2004). He has published widely in many different areas of theology and church history and is publications officer for Affirming Catholicism. His most recent books are Anglican Theology (T & T Clark, 2012), Bishops, Saints and Politics (T & T Clark, 2007) and Doing God: Religion and Public Policy in Brown's Britain (DLT, 2008). He has also recently edited the volumes: (with William Whyte and Judith Maltby, The Established Church (Mowbrary, 2011), The Hope of Things to Come: Anglicanism and the Future (Mowbrary, 2010), The Anglican Covenant: Unity and Diversity in the Anglican Communion (Mowbray, 2008) and Living the Magnificat: Affirming Catholicism in a Broken World (Mowbray, 2007). He studied Politics and Philosophy and then Theology at Trinity College, Oxford and in Munich. He was Stephenson Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield before he joined the staff at Cuddesdon in 1992. He is co-editor of the Journal for the History of Modern Theology (de Gruyter) and reviews editor of the Journal of Anglican Studies (Cambridge). He is currently working on a book on ecumenical relations in the nineteenth century.