Fellow for Public Engagementtony.firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony has been a speaker and writer on media and the Bible for more than 25 years, and is nearing the end of doctoral research exploring ways of using the prophetic literature in media engagement. Until joining Tyndale House, Tony worked in partnership with several organisations including Damaris Norway and the Lausanne Media Engagement Network. He is an associate with Living Leadership and a lead tutor for Formation School, Southampton. He is an adjunct lecturer at NLA University College, Norway, and has previously been a visiting lecturer at MF Norwegian School of Theology, Oslo, and Cliff College. Tony is married to Jane, who is Director of Mentoring for Growing Young Disciples. They currently live in Southampton.
Pollard, Nick, Paul Harris, Phil Wall, and Tony Watkins. Beyond the Fringe : Reaching People Outside the Church. Leicester: IVP, 1999.
Watkins, Tony. ‘This is the Construct : Postmodernism and The Matrix'; ‘Red Pill, Blue Pill : Conclusion'; and ‘The Systemic Anomaly’. In Couch, Steve, ed. Matrix Revelations : A Thinking Fan’s Guide to the Matrix Trilogy. Southampton: Damaris Books, 2003.
Watkins, Tony. Dark Matter : A Thinking Fan’s Guide to Philip Pullman. Southampton: Damaris Publishing, 2004. Republished as Dark Matter : Shedding Light on Philip Pullman's Trilogy, His Dark Materials. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2004.
Watkins, Tony (ed.). Truth Wars : Talking About Tolerance. Milton Keynes: Damaris Publishing, 2005.
Watkins, Tony (ed.). Sex and the Cynics : Talking About the Search for Love. Milton Keynes: Damaris Publishing, 2005.
Couch, Steve, Tony Watkins, and Peter S. Williams. Back in Time : A Thinking Fan’s Guide to Doctor Who. Milton Keynes: Damaris Publishing, 2005.
Watkins, Tony (ed.). Playing God : Talking About Ethics in Medicine and Technology. Milton Keynes: Damaris Publishing, 2006.
Watkins, Tony (ed.). Spooked : Talking About the Supernatural. Milton Keynes: Damaris Publishing, 2006.
Watkins, Tony. Focus : The Art and Soul of Cinema. Milton Keynes: Damaris Publishing, 2007.
Watkins, Tony. ‘Art’s Desire : Responding to Film and Literature.’ Anvil 28, no. 3 (2012).
Watkins, Tony. ‘Philip Pullman and His Atheistic Fiction.’ Theofilos 2, no. 1 (2010).
Watkins, Tony. ‘Contending for the Truth Amidst the Fake News Epidemic.’ Lausanne Global Analysis (2017)
Watkins, Tony. ‘The Art of Darkness : Philip Pullman’s Christian Atheism.’ Cambridge Papers 29, no. 3 (2020).
Watkins, Tony. ‘Douglas Coupland and the Malaise of Immanence’. Paper for ‘Douglas Coupland and the Art of the Extreme Present’ conference, April 2021.
Watkins, Tony. ‘Alienated in Four Dimensions : Does Amos Have Anything Say to Philip Pullman About Existential Longings?’ Paper for Anglia Ruskin University Postgraduates Research Conference, June 2021.
Watkins, Tony. ‘Lost in Four Dimensions : Prophetic and Contemporary Perspectives on Alienation’. Paper for British and Irish Association for Practical Theology conference, July 2021.
Taylor, Steve, and Tony Watkins. ‘Douglas Coupland, Charles Taylor, and the Malaises of Modernity.’ In Douglas Coupland and the Art of the Extreme Present(conference proceedings). Hunterdon, NJ: Bloomsbury USA, forthcoming.
Content from Tony Watkins
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