Dan read undergraduate theology at St John’s college, Durham University. Whilst training for ordination, he completed a Masters and Doctorate at University of Oxford in Old Testament Studies. He was supervised by Prof. John Day and wrote on a sacrificial understanding of Herem and Satire in the Old Testament. He served his curacy at St Mary and St Cuthbert’s, Chester le Street before moving to Sheffield in 2016 to be Associate Vicar at All Saints, Ecclesall. There he heads up the Pastoral, Small groups, Alpha and Men’s ministries. Alongside ministry he has taught Old Testament theology and Biblical Hebrew at both Lindisfarne Training Partnership and St Hild College. He has a particular interest in bridging academic theology with the ongoing practice of church ministry. He lives in Sheffield with his wife Laura and son Theodore.
Research and Supervision Interests
- Narrative Theology
- Comedy and Biblical Studies
- Biblical Hebrew and its literary art