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Hello! My name is Michael Leyden, and I am an Anglican priest currently serving as Director of St Mellitus College North West, one of five Centres of learning that make up St Mellitus College - an Anglican theological college in the UK. I teach doctrinal theology, theological ethics, and liturgical theology as well as holding the brief for Academic Development. I was formerly a Vicar in post-industrial parishes in the Dioceses of Liverpool and Chester. Currently I am Associate Minister at St Peter's at the Cross in Chester city centre, where I serve on the leadership team. 

Broadly speaking, my research and teaching focuses on dogmatic theology, in particular the interface of doctrine, liturgy, and ethics. I completed a PhD on human responsibility in Karl Barth's moral theology, through which I was able to think about human action, its theological rationale, and what it means to be a moral agent in the light of the person of Jesus Christ. The thesis was supervised by Professor David Clough and Dr Ben Fulford, and examined by Professor Elaine Graham and the late Professor John Webster.

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Thanks for reading,

Michael


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