Hull, John M.

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HULL, John M.

HULL, John M. Australian/British, b. 1935. Genres: Education, Theology/Religion. Career: Schoolteacher, Melbourne, Australia, 1957-59, and London, England, 1962-66; Westhill College, Birmingham, England, lecturer, 1966-68; University of Birmingham, lecturer in religious education, 1968-78, senior lecturer, 1978-86, reader, 1986-89, professor of religious education, 1989-2002, dean of faculty of education and continuing studies, 1990-93, emeritus professor, 2002-. British Journal of Religious Education, editor, 1971-96. Publications: Sense and Nonsense about God, 1974, 2nd ed., 1999; Hellenistic Magic and the Synoptic Tradition, 1974; School Worship: An Obituary, 1975; Studies in Religion and Education, 1984; What Prevents Christian Adults from Learning?, 1985; Touching the Rock: An Experience of Blindness, 1990; God-Talk with Young Children: Notes for Parents and Teachers, 1991; (with M.H. Grimmitt, J. Grove, and L. Spencer) A Gift to the Child: Religious Education in the Primary School, 1991; Mish-Mash: Religious Education in Multi-Cultural Britain: A Study of Metaphor, 1991; On Sight & Insight: A Journey into the World of Blindness, 1997; Utopian Whispers: Moral, Religious & Spiritual Values in Schools, 1998; In the Beginning There Was Darkness: A Blind Person's Conversations with the Bible, 2001. EDITOR: The Child in the Church, 1976; (with M. Keys) Religion in Education and Learning for Living: Index 1934-1978, 1979; Understanding Christian Nurture, 1981; (and author of intro. and commentary) New Directions in Religious Education, 1982. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to books, religious and education journals. Address: School of Education, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, England. Online address: [email protected];