Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Photo of Professor Bruce Kaye Professor Bruce Kaye

BA (Sydney), BD (London), Dr Theol (Basel), ThD h.c. (Australian College of Theology), AM

Bruce Kaye was General Secretary of the Anglican Church of Australia from 1994 to 2004. He is a cosmopolitan scholar and priest who, after studying in Sydney and taking his doctorate in Basel , held a post in the Theology Department at the University of Durham in the UK for twelve years before returning to the University of New South Wales in Australia . His visiting fellowships include periods in Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Cambridge and Seattle , and he is a regular visitor to North America . He is the author of eight books, editor of ten further volumes, and has written some sixty journal articles as well as contributing to newspapers, radio and TV. He is also the foundation editor of the Journal of Anglican Studies.

He is married to Louise and is the father of two children and grandfather to three. He enjoys opera, biographies, walking and conversation. He is devoted to golf for its relaxation and mental discipline.

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Teaching and Research

  • Anglicanism history and theology
  • Social philosophy and institutions, and theology
  • New Testament and hermeneutics

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Selected Publications

  • Kaye, B., 'An Appreciative Response', in T. Frame and G. Treloar (ed.), Agendas for Australian Anglicans.  Essays in Honour of Bruce Kaye, pp.287-98 Adelaide: Australian Theological Forum, 2006).
  • Kaye, B., 'Foundations and Methods in Ecclesiology', in B. Kaye (ed.), 'Wonderful and Confessedly Strange'.  Australian Essays in Anglican Ecclesiology, pp.5-20 Adelaide: Australian Theological Forum, 2006).
  • Kaye, B. Ed., 'Wonderful and Confessedly Strange'.  Australian Essays in Anglican Ecclesiology (Adelaide: Australian Theologlical Forum, 2006).
  • Introduction to World Anglicanism, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008 

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