AProf Chris Marshall
Head of School
School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies
Phone: 04 463 7421
Location: Room 115, Hunter Building, Gate 1 Kelburn Pde, Kelburn Campus
RELI 331 - Religion, Conflict and Peacemaking
BA (Hons) BD, MA PhD London
Chris' specialities include the study of New Testament theology and ethics, peace theology and practice, and restorative justice - both theory and practice.
He is also an expert in the study of contemporary Anabaptist theology.
Current Research Projects
Chris is currently working on several projects, including works on restorative justice, religious violence and biblical theology.
- Compassionate Justice: An Interdisiciplinary Dialogue with Two Gospel Parables on Law, Crime, and Restorative Justice (Eugene, OR.: Cascade/Wipf & Stock, 2012)
- The Little Book of Biblical Justice: A Fresh Approach to the Bible’s Teaching on Justice Little Books on Justice and Peacemaking (Intercourse PA.: Good Books, 2005).
- Crowned with Glory and Honor: Human Rights in the Biblical Tradition SPS 5 (Telford/Scottdale, PA.: Pandora Press/ Herald Press, 2001).
- Beyond Retribution: A New Testament Vision for Justice, Crime and Punishment (Grand Rapids, Mich: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2001).
- Kingdom Come: The Kingdom of God in the Teaching of Jesus (Auckland: Impetus Publications, 1993). Chinese language translation 2007 (Hong Kong: FES Publishing).
- Faith as a Theme in Mark’s Narrative SSNTMS 64 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989). Paperback edition, 1994.
Click here to see full list of publications by Chris Marshall.
Awards and Achievements
- National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award, Ako Aotearoa National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence (2009)
- Award for Special Academic Achievement: For Sustained Excellence in Teaching, Victoria University of Wellington (2008)
- Fulbright Travel Award (2004)
- International Community Justice Award (2004)
- Beyond Retribution included in 2002 "Outstanding Academic Titles" list by American book review journal Choice. (2003)
- Beyond Retribution named in the American Academy of Parish Clergy's list of "Top Ten Books for Parish Ministry Published in 2001". Also nominated for the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Religion. (2002)
- E.M. Blaiklock Memorial Fund Research Grant. (1986/87)
- Overseas Research Student's Fellowship. (1981-83)