Research staff

Dr Peter J. Williams - Warden

Qualifications: M.A. (Cantab); M.Phil. (Cantab); Ph.D. (Cantab)

History: Research Fellow in Old Testament, Tyndale House, Cambridge

Affiliated Lecturer in Hebrew and Aramaic, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge

Senior Lecturer in New Testament in School of Divinity, History and Philosophy King's College, University of Aberdeen

Deputy Head of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen

Currently: Principal, Tyndale House, Cambridge




Revd Dr Craig Bartholomew - Director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics (KLICE)

Rev. Dr. Craig G. Bartholomew is the Director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics. Formerly, he was Senior Research Fellow at the University of Gloucestershire and recently the H Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Religion and Theology at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Canada. He is also adjunct faculty at Trinity College, Bristol, and an Anglican priest. His academic background is in Old Testament studies and hermeneutics. He has edited and written many books, most recently (2017) Beyond the Modern Age: An Archeology of Contemporary Culture (co-authored with the Dutch economist Bob Goudzwaard) and Contours of the Kuyperian tradition: A Systematic Introduction.





Rev Dr David Instone-Brewer - Senior Research Fellow in Rabbinics and the New Testament


B.D. hons (Cardiff); Ph.D. (Cantab)


Tyndale Fellowship (TF)
Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS)
British Association for Jewish Studies (BAJS)
Society for Biblical Literature (SBL - now and then)
Committee for Bible Translation (CBT - translators of the NIV & tNIV)









Dr Dirk Jongkind- Research Fellow in New Testament Text and Language
Fellow of St. Edmund\'s College


Before Dirk Jongkind ended up in the academy, he worked (together with his wife Marion) in the horticultural sector, growing tropical cut-flowers (Heliconia) in greenhouses in decidedly non-tropical Holland. However, though he enjoyed this hands-on setting, he decided to follow his life\'s fascination with the history and text of the Bible. He completed a M.A. in Old Testament at Tyndale Theological Seminary (1999, Badhoevedorp, nr. Amsterdam), and moved to the United Kingdom for an M.Phil. in New Testament at Cambridge University, where he stayed on for a PhD (2005). He has done quite some work in questions relating to the transmission of the Greek text of the New Testament and on issues of history and the social world of the New Testament.







Elizabeth Robar - Junior Research Fellow, Semitic Languages

Research Interests:

Semitic Philology and Linguistics, esp. Biblical Hebrew

Biblical Hebrew literary studies and discourse analysis

Grammar-driven Biblical Exegesis

(Koine) Greek Linguistics