Stephen PattisonStephen Pattison (born 1953) is a British scholar and former H. G. Wood Professor of Theology at the University of Birmingham. He is best known for his research on practical theology, ethics, and public service management. He attended Bootham School, York and Selwyn College, Cambridge, before going on to train for ministry in the Anglican Church at Edinburgh Theological College and Edinburgh University, where he gained a PhD in Theology.
He delivered a series of Gifford Lectures in 2007 entitled "Seeing Things: From Mantelpieces to Masterpieces", later published as ''Seeing Things: Deepening Relations with Visual Artefacts'' by SCM Press. Provided by Wikipedia