Muddiman in 2006 explaining The Supper at Emmaus by Rembrandt van Rijn
|Occupation||Academic and clergyman|
|Education||King Edward VI School, Southampton|
|Doctoral advisor||G. B. Caird|
Early life and education
Muddiman was educated at King Edward VI School, Southampton. He studied at Keble College, Oxford and Selwyn College, Cambridge, and trained for Holy Orders at Westcott House, Cambridge. He studied for his DPhil under the supervision of G. B. Caird.
Muddiman was ordained in the Church of England as a deacon in 1972 and as a priest in 1973. He studied for his doctorate, while simultaneously serving as Chaplain of New College, Oxford. He was a non-stipendiary priest at the Church of St Mary and St Nicholas, Littlemore from 1997 to 2012.
Amongst his academic works, he has produced a critically acclaimed examination of authorship in the Epistle to the Ephesians. Moreover, along with John Barton, he has co-edited the Oxford Bible Commentary, a particular favourite amongst undergraduate theologians. His most recent work is a study of the authenticity of the Pauline Epistles.