Tim Macquiban, Ph.D.

Minister of the Ponte Sant Àngelo Methodist Church Rome, Director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office, Rome; and visiting professor at the Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas

Dr Macquiban has taught in the areas of Church history and Methodist history at Wesley College Bristol (1990-93), Westminster College Oxford (1993-2002) and when Principal of Sarum College also in the areas of Christian Spirituality and liturgy (2002-08). He is Senior Member at Wolfson College, Cambridge, he was Vice-President of the Charles Wesley Society until 2010. He is also a member of the European Methodist Council and World Methodist Council/ Co-Chair of the WMC/ Baptist World Alliance International Dialogue.  He has a particular interest in the relationship between Methodism and its parent Church of England and the development of Methodist hymnody which has shaped its praxis and worship. His doctorate on the Strangers’ Friend Societies (Birmingham Ph.D. 2000) explored the social witness of the Methodist Movement and its relationship to religious and political movements.