Dr. Ben Pugh
At Cliff, Ben is Programme Leader for the PhD programme and has developed a passion for the inter-disciplinary study of theology and his teaching includes New Testament, Pentecostalism, theology and the arts, philosophy and discipleship. His current research interests are in the interdisciplinary study of the atonement and in the study of the Holy Spirit. He is the co-founder and director here at Cliff of the Samuel Chadwick Centre, which is a research centre focusing on the work of the Spirit in the mission of the Church. So far, Ben’s published work in theology applied to a variety of contexts and audiences amounts to over 40 pieces of work altogether. His most recent academic book is his SCM Study Guide to Theology in the Contemporary World (2017).
Ian is Senior Tutor and the Programme Leader for the Short Course programme at Cliff College. He co-ordinates the non-validated training provision on site, through day and mid week events, as well as a series of Cliff Retreat weekends, week long Cliff College Certificates and longer Cliff College Diplomas. He also heads up the Cliff Summer School programme, co-ordinates the Methodist Worship: Leading and Preaching (WLP) training at Cliff, and is o-ordinating the Cliff Local initiative across the UK.