Sara Parvis PhD
Senior Lecturer ; Patristics
New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LXTelephone: +44 (0)131 650 8907
Sara's research interests within the Patristic period include the development of orthodoxy and the construction of heresy, sources of authority in the Church, the place of scriptural exegesis in Patristic thought, and the search for some of the hidden voices of early Christianity, both doctrinal and sociological.
Dr Sara Parvis was born in Aberdeen and grew up in Edinburgh.
She studied twice at undergraduate level at the University of Oxford (first in English and French at St Hilda's, later in Theology at Blackfriars), and then took a PhD at the University of Edinburgh.
She held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship from October 2002 until September 2005.
She is the author of Marcellus of Ancyra and the Lost Years of the Arian Controversy 325-345, a study of the often neglected period between Nicaea and the emergence of the theological stars of the later half of the Controversy.