Dr Roger L. Revell


Roger Revell is a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Theology and Religion. After completing master’s work in Canada, he relocated to England where he completed a PhD in theology at the University of Cambridge.

Research Area/s: 

Christian and Religious Ethics, Historical and Systematic Theology

Research Interests:

 Theological Anthropology; Soteriology, Protestant/Reformed History and Thought,  Theology and the Social Sciences,  Christian Ethics

Research Centres & Projects: 

 Roger supports the Virtues and Vocations Initiative of the Oxford Character Project


Roger is an article reviewer for Anglican and Episcopal History

Publications & Research Outputs: 

Essays, Reviews, and Presentations:

Revell, R. “The End of (Our) Time: Barth on Death and the Thereafter,” in Visions of the End Times, ed. Laura Duhan Kaplan and Harry Maier (Cascade, in press for 2021).

‘Christ’s Redemption of Dying: In Defense of Barth’s Doctrine of Death’, a paper delivered at the Society for the Study of Theology, April 2021.

Revell, R. “Light from a Dark Horse: Karl Barth on Dialogue with the Religious Other,” in Encountering the Religious Other, ed. Laura Duhan Kaplan and Harry Maier (Pickwick, 2020), 212-225.

Revell, R. A Review of Leopoldo Sanchez’s Sculptor Spirit: Models of Sanctification from Spirit Christology, in SJT 73, no. 3 (2020): 279-80.

Revell, R. A Review of Iain Provan’s The Reformation and the Right Reading of Scripture, in JRT 14, no. 3 (2020): 281-83.

Revell, R. “Review Article: Resourcing Theology Anthropology by Marc Cortez,” JETS 63, no. 3 (2019).

‘Imagination and Theology in the Reformed Tradition’, a paper delivered at the Margaret Beaufort Institute’s Theology and the Arts Symposium, July 2019.