Philip G. Ziegler


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PGZ at brig o balgownie April 2017_bw 3Philip G. Ziegler holds a personal Chair in Christian Dogmatics in the School of Divinity, History & Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen.

Philip began his university studies at the Royal Military College of Canada and went on to graduate from the University of Toronto (B.A. hons.), the University of St Michael’s College (M.A.), Regis College (S.T.L) and Emmanuel College of Victoria University / University of Toronto (M.Div. and Th.D.).  His postgraduate studies concentrated upon systematic and historical theology, ecumenics and the philosophy of religion.

In 2000/01 he was a Junior Fellow of Massey College in the University of Toronto, and in 2001/02 he held a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Princeton University’s Center for the Study of Religion.

From 2002-05 he taught the Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax, Canada as Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology. In January 2006 he joined the faculty of the University of Aberdeen in Divinity & Religious Studies.

Philip is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.

In 1996, he was ordained to the Order of Ministry of the United Church of Canada.

You will find his University of Aberdeen faculty profile here and his Amazon author page here.