Biography

Oliver D. Crisp is a British theologian who currently works as a Professor of Systematic Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

Crisp was, until 2011, a reader in divinity at Bristol University in the United Kingdom. He specializes in analytic theology, philosophical theology, and historical theology. His historical work focuses on eighteenth and nineteenth century American Reformed theologians, including Jonathan Edwards and William Shedd. His constructive work has, to date, primarily been in the areas of Christology and hamartiology.

He earned his Bachelor's degree and Masters of Theology from the University of Aberdeen. He received his PhD from the University of London in 2003. His thesis focused on the philosophical theology of Jonathan Edwards, and was supervised by Paul Helm.

He is the author or editor of seven books and has written numerous articles in theology. The covers of Crisp's singly authored works often feature his own art.