Paul T Nimmo MA DipIA BD ThM PhD
Meldrum Lecturer ; Theology
New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LXTelephone: +44 (0)131 650 8975
A native of Edinburgh, Dr Paul Nimmo has a wide range of research interests in systematic theology in general and in Reformed theology in particular. His work embraces both the historical trajectories and the contemporary dimensions of Christian doctrine, and he is involved with a number of church projects in theology.
Dr Nimmo joined the staff of New College in June 2008, becoming the Meldrum Lecturer in Theology in April 2009. Prior to his return to Edinburgh, he was for three years a post-doctoral Research Assistant and Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. His own studies were undertaken in Cambridge, Edinburgh, Princeton, and Tübingen.
Dr Nimmo has been the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Systematic Theology since 2008, prior to which he was its Managing Editor from 2006.
He delivered the Kerr Lectures in Glasgow in February 2008 and a Block-Seminar on the Theology of Karl Barth at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen in April 2008. He is a Member of the Committee of the Society for the Study of Theology and is a Fellow of the Center for Barth Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary.
He serves as a member of the Church of Scotland - Roman Catholic Joint Doctrine Commission, the Church of Scotland Working Group on Issues in Human Sexuality, and the inter-denominational 'Why Believe?' Group, a body supported by the Action of Churches Together in Scotland organisation.