Position: Lecturer in Old Testament and Ministry
Qualifications: BA Hons (Middx), MA (Oxon), MPhil PhD (Cantab), PgCert (Edin), FHEA.
Chris Thomson joined Moore in July 2016, having previously been Teaching Fellow in Biblical Studies at the University of Edinburgh, Affiliated Lecturer in Hebrew Studies at the University of Cambridge, Visiting Lecturer in Biblical Studies at Oak Hill College, London, and Junior Research Fellow at Tyndale House, Cambridge.
Chris studied law at Oxford, trained as a Chartered Accountant, and served on the ministry staff of St Helen’s, Bishopsgate, before undertaking theological studies at Oak Hill College and Cambridge. Subjects Chris has taught include introductory, intermediate, and advanced biblical Hebrew, biblical Aramaic, introductory and intermediate New Testament Greek, and the books of Deuteronomy, Ruth, Daniel, Zechariah, Romans, and Hebrews. He has tutored several other subjects, including courses on the Pentateuch, Job, Old Testament Theology, and the exilic period.
Chris belongs to Church By The Bridge in Kirribilli and in his spare time enjoys walks and meals with friends and playing guitar.
Research interests: include Biblical theology, Hebrew linguistics, and their intersection, with a particular focus on conceptions of sin and righteousness in the Hebrew Bible.