Dr Will Timmins

Dr Will Timmins joined the faculty in second semester 2014. Will is an Englishman with an honours degree in theology from the University of Cambridge. He previously attended the Cornhill Training Course and has worked at Eden Baptist Church, for the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship in the UK, at George Whitfield College, and at Beeston Free Church in Nottingham.

He has completed a PhD in New Testament at Cambridge, studying the identity of the ‘I’ in Romans 7. During the time he has studied at Cambridge he has taught Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Greek in the University and given occasional lectures in New Testament studies. Will’s skill as an exegete and as a teacher of biblical languages will be a welcome addition to the Moore College faculty. He has recently married Lizzy and they are both excited about beginning a new life together half-way around the world.



Romans 7 and Christian Identity: A Study of the ‘I’ in Its Literary Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.


Articles & Essays

“A Faith Unlike Abraham’s: Matthew Bates on Salvation by Allegiance Alone”, JETS 61.3 (2018): 595–615

“Why Paul Wrote Romans: Putting the Pieces Together”, Themelios 43.3 (2018): 387–404

“Romans 7 and Speech-In-Character: A Critical Evaluation Of Stowers’ Hypothesis”, Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 107.1 (2016): 94–115.

Current Research

Justification and Final Judgment

Matthew Bates and PISTIS in NT

Latest Books, Blogs
& Sermons
Previous Experience
  • 2008-14 Affiliated Lecturer in New Testament Greek, Faculty of Divinity, The University of Cambridge
  • 2007-8 Associate Pastor (part-time) Rock Baptist Church, Cambridge
  • 2000-5 Assistant Pastor, Beeston Free Church, Nottingham
  • 1999 Guest Lecturer in Biblical Studies, George Whitefield College, Cape Town
  • 1996-9 Assistant Evangelism Trainer, Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship
  • 1994-6 Ministry Trainee, Eden Baptist Church, Cambridge
  • 1991 Teacher, Cumnor House School, Sussex
  • 1990-1 Research Assistant, Investors in Industry, Waterloo, London
  • Academic Biography
  • 2007-14 University of Cambridge, PhD: “Out of Character? The Voice of the ‘I’ and Christian Identity in Romans 7”
  • 2006-7 MPhil New Testament (University of Cambridge)
  • 1995-6 Cornhill Training Course, London
  • 1991-4 BA (Hons) Theology (2:1), Parts I (1) & II (2.1) (University of Cambridge)
  • 1990 Tonbridge School, Kent
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