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Church schools (role in society)

Professor William Kay

Professor in Theology

Expert on

Psychology of religion, children and young people's religious beliefs, role of church schools in society


Professor William Kay graduated in English from Oxford University and went on to teach at primary, secondary and higher education level. Following a three and a half year career at the University of Southampton, where he taught in the education department, he moved into ministerial training, teaching clergy. Professor Kay later worked for a number of years at Trinity St David’s University College as a senior research fellow before holding joint positions in the Department of Education and Professional Studies at King’s College London and the School of Theology and Religious Studies at Bangor University. He has the rare distinction of holding PhDs in both education and theology. Professor Kay’s research interests include the role of church schools in society, the psychology of religion and child development. He is currently working on a research project focused on the growth of the Pentecostal movement and churches in Asia.

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