Stephen Williams

Stephen Williams, PhD
Conference Speaker

Stephen Williams, PhDDr. Stephen Williams is Honorary Professor of Theology, Queen’s University, Belfast. He holds MA degrees from Oxford University (Modern History) and Cambridge University (Theology) and a doctorate in Theology from Yale University (Department of Religious Studies). Subsequently, he has held chairs in Theology at United Presbyterian Theological College, Aberystwyth (Wales) and Belfast from 1993-2017. He has published in several areas, including theology, ethics, and intellectual history. His books include Revelation and Reconciliation: a Window on Modernity (Cambridge University Press); The Shadow of the Antichrist: Nietzsche’s Critique of Christianity (Baker Academic) and a revised version of his Kantzer Lectures, delivered at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2009, The Election of Grace: A Riddle without a Resolution? (Eerdmans). He has lectured in various parts of the world and has had a particular link with Central Europe, notably, Poland.

Dr. Williams has long been involved in the field of bioethics. He has served on the Editorial Board of Ethics & Medicine and spoke at the inaugural CBHD conference in 1994. During the Spring 2018 Semester, he will be holding a Research Fellowship at the Henry Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, researching the connection between a Christian understanding of creation and philosophies undergirding developments in artificial intelligence.


Updated September 2017