France, R(ichard) T(homas)
FRANCE, R(ichard) T(homas)
FRANCE, R(ichard) T(homas). British, b. 1938. Genres: Theology/Religion. Career: Tyndale Hall, Bristol, England, lecturer in biblical theology, 1963-65; assistant curate of Church of England, Cambridge, England, 1966-69; University of Ife, Nigeria, lecturer in biblical studies, 1969-73; Tyndale House, Cambridge, librarian, 1973-76, research fellow, 1977-78, warden, 1978-81; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, senior lecturer in religious studies, 1976-77; London Bible College, England, senior lecturer in New Testament, 1981-88, head of Department of Biblical Studies, 1982-88, vice-principal, 1983-88; Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, England, principal, 1989-95; rector of Church of England parishes in Shropshire, England, including parish of Wentnor, 1995-99. Visiting professor: Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, 1975, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA, 1986. Cambridge University, member of faculty of divinity, 1979-81; Oxford University, chairperson of faculty of theology, 1994-95. St. James' Cathedral, Ibadan, Nigeria, hon. canon, 1994-. Publications: The Living God, 1970; Jesus and the Old Testament, 1971; The Man They Crucified, 1975, rev. ed. as Jesus the Radical, 1989; (with A.R. Millard and G.N. Stanton) A Bibliographical Guide to New Testament Research, 1979; Matthew: An Introduction and Commentary, 1985; The Evidence for Jesus, 1986; Matthew: Evangelist and Teacher, 1989; Divine Government, 1990; Jesus in a Divided Society, 1993; Women in the Church's Ministry, 1995; Mark: The People's Bible Commentary, 1996; (with P. Jenson) Translating the Bible, 1997; A Slippery Slope? The Ordination of Women and Homosexual Practice, 2000; Timothy, Titus and Hebrews, 2001; The Gospel of Mark, 2002. EDITOR: (with D. Wenham, and contrib.) Gospel Perspectives, Vol I, 1980, Vol II, 1981, Vol III, 1983; (with A.E. McGrath) Evangelical Anglicans, 1993. Contributor to periodicals, books, and anthologies. Address: Tyn-y-Twll, Llangelynin, Llwyngwril, Gwynedd LL37 2QL, Wales.