Professor Dr Gavin D’Costa
Gavin D’Costa is Professor in Catholic Theology at Bristol University, where he has taught since 1991. He has published seven books, a number of edited collections and has written extensively about Christianity and the religions. He studied English and Theology (BA) at Birmingham University and then completed his doctoral work at Cambridge University. He taught in London until moving to Bristol and was also Joseph McCarthy Professor at the Gregorian University, Rome. He acts as an advisor to the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales and the Anglican Church on matters of interreligious dialogue and theology. He also advises the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Vatican City. He has published a book of poetry. He is married to a Quaker and has two children.