Zoe Bennett

Dr Zoe Bennett


Zoë Bennett retired in 2018 after 28 years of working in the Cambridge Theological Federation. Most recently her work has been as Director of the Professional Doctorate in Practical Theology with the CTF and Anglia Ruskin University, with responsibility also for MPhil and PhD students with ARU. She has published on Adult Theological Education, Practical Theology, Feminist Pastoral Theology, and John Ruskin and the Bible. Her most recent books are: (with Christopher Rowland) ‘In a Glass Darkly’: the Bible, Reflection and Everyday Life. London: SCM, 2017 and (with Elaine Graham, Stephen Pattison and Heather Walton) Invitation to Research in Practical Theology. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. She is a past Chair of the British and Irish Association of Practical Theology, and former Editor of two journals: The Journal of Adult Theological Education and Practical Theology. In 2017 she was awarded the Lanfranc Award for Education and Scholarship by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Zoë has had a long association with Wesley House and its staff and students through her work in the Cambridge Theological Federation, and is delighted to continue being part of the Wesley House community in retirement.