Peggy Morgan

Professor Emeritus at the Study of Religion, Mansfield College, Oxford


Peggy Morgan was a former Honorary President of the British Association for the Study of Religions (2000-2003), and is today Lecturer in Study of Religions at Mansfield College, Oxford. She has degrees in both theology and religious studies, and has been involved not only in education in a variety of arenas, including schools, continuing education, and distance learning degrees, but also in interfaith dialogue at various local, national and international levels.

She is a former chair of the Shap Working Party on World Religions in Education, and of The Trustees of the International Interfaith centre, of which she is now a patron. Between September 1996 and May 2002, she was also Director of The Religious Experience Research Centre.

Research Area/s

Peggy Morgan’s key research areas are Contemporary Buddhism, but she has also written widely about ethics in religious traditions and religions in the modern world.

Selected Publications

  • Ethical Issues in Six Religious Traditions (Columbia University Press, 2007).
  • Six Religions in the Twenty-First Century (Nelson Thornes, 2000).
  • Testing the Global Ethic (Conexus Publishers, 1998).
Peggy morgan