Dr Paula Gooder is a freelance writer and lecturer in Biblical
Studies. Her research areas are 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.
She is 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 at St Mellitus College, London. She
is a Reader in the Church of England and a member of General Synod.