Dr Rebecca Dean


Rebecca is one of two New Testament Lecturers at Ripon College Cuddesdon, and is also the Admissions Tutor for Cuddesdon-based pathways. She has a bachelor’s degree in Theology from the University of Birmingham, and master’s and doctoral degrees in New Testament Theology from the University of Oxford. Rebecca’s doctoral research focused upon the portrayal of religious experience and dream-visions in the Acts of the Apostles.

Research Area(s): 

Biblical Studies: New Testament

Research Interests:

Acts of the Apostles. Religious experiences and alternative realities in the New Testament. Literary-critical interpretations of the New Testament. The function of storytelling within the New Testament, and the construction of authority and identity within (religious) communities.