Rev. Professor Richard A. Burridge (born on 11th June 1955) is Dean of the King’s College London, where he also teaches Biblical Interpretation. Richard Burridge graduated and obtained a Master at the University College of Oxford and a Ph.D. at the University of Nottinghan. His doctoral thesis on the Gospels was published in 1992 with the title “What are the Gospels? A Comparison with Graeco-Roman Biography” and it is highly influential. Before joining the King's College London, Richard Burridge was chaplain at the University of Exeter (1987-1994), where he also taught Theology and Classics. He was first a classicist and schoolmaster at Sevenoaks School (1978-1982) and then he attended St John's College in Nottingham for the Anglican priesthood. He was ordained deacon in 1985 and priest in 1986 and was Curate at St. Peter and St. Paul, Bromley, Kent (1985-1987). Richard Burridge has been Dean of King's College London since 1994 and he was elected as a Member of the College in 2002. In 2007 he was appointed Director of New Testament Studies and in 2008 he was appointed to a personal Chair in Biblical Interpretation. Richard Burridge is a member of the General Synod of the Church of England and of the Evaluation Committee for ordination and theological education (1996-2004); he is currently serving as a representative of the Church Commissioners and as Deputy Chair on the Ethical Investment Advisory Group. Richard Burridge was a member of Cumberland Lodge from 1998 to 2008.