Goddard, Hugh (P.) 1953-
GODDARD, Hugh (P.) 1953-
PERSONAL: Born December 24, 1953, in Oxford, England; son of Geoffrey and Flora (Hart) Goddard; married April 7, 1984; wife's name Jane; children: Bethany. Education: Oxford University, B.A., 1975; University of Birmingham, Ph.D., 1981. Religion: Anglican. Hobbies and other interests: Walking.
CAREER: College of St. Paul and St. Mary, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, lecturer in Islamic studies, 1981-84; University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England, lecturer in Islamic theology, 1984—. Nottingham Christian-Muslim Forum, secretary, 1990-94.
MEMBER: British Association for the Study of Religion, British Society for Middle-East Studies, Middle-East Studies Association of North America, American Academy of Religion.
Christians and Muslims: From Double Standard to Mutual Understanding, Curzon Press (Surrey, England), 1995.
Muslim Perceptions of Christianity, Grey Seal Books (London, England), 1996.
History of Christian-Muslim Relations, Ivan R. Dee (Chicago, IL), c. 2000.
WORK IN PROGRESS: A History of Middle-Eastern Theologies, for Curzon Press, completion expected in 2003; A Reader in Christian-Muslim Relations, Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2004.
SIDELIGHTS: Hugh Goddard told CA: "Given that relations between the world's two largest religious communities, the Christian and the Muslim, have often been hostile over the course of the centuries, I write to help readers understand the reasons for this antagonism, and to help promote better mutual understanding between Christians and Muslims, in the hope that the relationship between the two communities may be better in future."