Forrester, Duncan B. 1933–
Forrester, Duncan B. 1933–
(Duncan Baillie Forrester)
Born November 10, 1933, in Edinburgh, Scotland; son of William Roxburgh (a theologian) and Isobel Forrester; married Margaret McDonald (a minister), June 9, 1964; children: Donald, Catriona. Education: University of St. Andrews, M.A. (with first class honors), 1955; attended University of Chicago, 1955-56; University of Edinburgh, B.D., 1960; University of Sussex, D.Phil., 1976. Religion: Christian.
Home—Edinburgh, Scotland. Office—New College, University of Edinburgh, The Mound, Edinburgh EH1 2LU, Scotland; fax: 01-31-650-6579.
Minister, missionary, and teacher. Hillside Church Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, assistant minister and leader of St. James Mission, 1960-61; Madras Christian College, Tambaram, India, began as lecturer, became professor of politics, 1962-70; University of Sussex, Brighton, England, chaplain, and lecturer in politics and religious studies at school of African and Asian studies, 1970-78; University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, professor of Christian ethics and practical theology, 1978-2000, professor of theology and public issues, beginning 2000, director of center for theology and public issues, 1984-2000, principal of New College, 1986-96, dean of faculty of divinity, 1996-2000. Licensed by Presbytery of St. Andrews, 1960; ordained presbyter of Church of South India, 1962. Edinburgh Council of Social Services, chair, 1983-86.
Royal Society of Arts (fellow), Society for the Study of Theology, Society for the Study of Christian Ethics, Societas Liturgica, Political Studies Association, Social Policy Association, Royal Society of Edinburgh (fellow).
Theol.D., University of Iceland, 1997; D.D., University of Glasgow, 1999, and University of St. Andrews, 2000.
Caste and Christianity, Curzon (London, England), 1980.
(With J.I.H. McDonald and Gian Tellini) Encounter with God, T. and T. Clark (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1983, 2nd edition, 1996.
(With Douglas Murray) Studies in the History of Worship in Scotland, T. and T. Clark (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1983, 2nd edition, 1996.
Christianity and the Future of Welfare, Epworth (London, England), 1985.
(Editor, with A. Elliott) The Scottish Churches and the Political Process Today, Centre for Theology and Public Issues, University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1986.
Theology and Politics, Basil Blackwell (Oxford, England), 1988.
(Editor and contributor) Just Sharing: A Christian Approach to the Distribution of Wealth, Income, and Benefits, Epworth (London, England), 1988.
(Coeditor) Worship Now, Book 2, Saint Andrew Press (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1989.
Beliefs, Values, and Polices: Conviction Politics in a Secular Age, Clarendon Press (Oxford, England), 1989.
(Editor and contributor) Theology and Practice, Epworth (London, England), 1990.
The True Church and Morality: Reflections on Ecclesiology and Ethics, World Council of Churches (Geneva, Switzerland), 1997.
Truthful Action: Explorations in Practical Theology, T. and T. Clark (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2000.
On Human Worth: A Christian Vindication of Equality, SCM (London, England), 2001.
Apocalypse Now? Reflections on Faith in a Time of Terror, Ashgate Publishers (Aldershot, England), 2007.
Theological Fragments: Explorations in Unsystematic Theology, T. and T. Clark (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2007.
Contributor to books, including History of Political Philosophy, edited by Leo Strauss and Joseph Cropsey, Rand McNally (Chicago, IL), 1963, 2nd edition, 1973; Christian Faith and Political Hopes, Epworth (London, England), 1979; Ways of Reading the Bible, edited by M. Wadsworth, Harvester (Sussex, England), 1980; Christians and the Future of Social Democracy, edited by M.H. Taylor, Ormskirk & Northridge, 1982; and Christian Thought and Social Order, edited by Marjorie Reeves, Cassell (London, England), 1998. Contributor to periodicals, including Ecumenical Review, Studia Theologica Islandica, and Theology.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Storrar, William F., and Andrew R. Mouton, editors, Public Theology for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Duncan B. Forrester, T. and T. Clark (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2004.
Times Literary Supplement, January 6, 1989, Daniel Jenkins, review of Theology and Politics, p. 6.
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