Berkeley Welcomes British Scholar Teresa Morgan

September 13, 2022

Berkeley is pleased to welcome acclaimed British scholar Teresa Morgan who joins the YDS faculty this fall. The inaugural McDonald-Agape Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, Morgan comes to Yale from the University of Oxford, where she has been Professor of Graeco-Roman History and Nancy Bissell Turpin Fellow and Tutor at Oriel College. Former Chair of Oxford’s Faculty of Classics, Morgan focuses her work on ancient history, biblical studies, patristics, and theology. Among her books are Literate Education in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds (1998), Popular Morality in the Early Roman Empire (2007), and Roman Faith and Christian Faith (2015). Her most recent work, The New Testament and the Theology of Trust: “This Rich Trust,” will be released this month. An Anglican priest, Teresa Morgan is a welcome addition to the Berkeley community as both scholar and liturgical leader.