Dr Edward Adams

Professor of New Testament Studies, King's College London

Edward has taught at King’s College London since 1996 and is now Senior Tutor in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. He has research interests in the Gospels, the letters and theology of Paul and ecclesial space in early Christianity.

He is strongly committed to the public communication of his subject, is regularly consulted by the media and has given many radio and TV interviews. He was the Academic Consultant for the TV series David Suchet: In the Footsteps of Saint Paul and David Suchet: In the Footsteps of Saint Peter.


Edward has written several books, including:

Parallel Lives of Jesus: Four Gospels, One Story
The Earliest Christian Meeting Places: Almost Exclusively Houses?

He also co-edited Christianity at Corinth: The Quest for the Pauline Church, with David Horrell

Lecture titles

  • Four Gospels, One Story
  • Going to Church in the First Century
  • Paul: Misrepresentative of Jesus?