Dr Paula Gooder is a writer and lecturer
in Biblical Studies. Her research areas include the writings of Paul the Apostle (with a particular focus on 2 Corinthians),
New Testament Interpretation and the development of Ministry in the New Testament Period but her passion is to ignite people's
enthusiasm for reading the Bible today.
She is the Theologian in Residence for the Bible Society and also holds a number of honorary positions such as Canon
Theologian of Birmingham and Guildford Cathedrals, Lay Canon at Salisbury Cathedral, a Six preacher of Canterbury Cathedral,
Vice president of the Bible Society, Visiting lecturer at King's College, London, and Associate lecturer both at St Mellitus
College, London and at trinity College, Bristol. She is a Reader in the Church of England and a member of General Synod.