The Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews

*Adjunct Professor Religious Studies

Contact Information

Thorneloe University at Laurentian
935 Ramsey Lake Rd
Sudbury ON P3E 2C6

Tenth Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Algoma


  • D.D., Wycliffe College, Toronto (2010)
  • Ph.D., University of Cambridge (1995)
  • Master of Divinity, Wycliffe College, Toronto (1984)
  • Diploma in Christian Studies, Regent College, Vancouver (1981)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Classics, University of Colorado, Boulder (1981)

Courses taught at Laurentian University and Thorneloe University

  • The Prophets of Israel
  • The Pauline Epistles
  • Christian Worship
  • Biblical Hermeneutics (for the MA in Humanities)
  • Mark’s Gospel
  • The Development of Christian Thought


The Birth-pangs of the Messiah – an established interpretative tradition?’ (in process)

Cameo of episcopal ministry in the Diocese of Algoma for Paul Avis’s Becoming a Bishop: a theological handbook for episcopal ministry (London : Bloomsbury, 2015), online (

‘Reply to Canon Falby on the Solemn Declaration and the Marriage Canon’, 23 September 2014 (

‘Finding Synergy in Bangkok’, with George Sumner in The Living Church, 20 August 2012

‘Reading Genesis with Luther’, three-day Morning Star Seminar, held in Sudbury 6-8 October 2015, sponsored by Alumni/ae Association of Wycliffe College

‘Faithfulness to the Gospel’, theme presentation at the Synod of the Diocese of Caledonia, 12-13 September 2015

‘Thanksgiving and the Eucharist’, paper delivered at Diocese of Algoma Synod, 7 May 2015

‘Creeds and Credibility: affirming the symbolic life’, theme presentation in the Diocese of Edmonton’s annual Clergy Retreat, 3-5 February 2015

‘Comprehended and Apprehended: a preacher’s engagement with Scripture’, theme seminar delivered at the Diocese of Fredericton Clergy Conference, 15-16 June 2015

‘Vocation and Community’, paper delivered to the annual Lay Readers’ Conference in the Diocese of Algoma, 26 September 2014

‘Towards a Theology of Teaching Theology’ and ‘Building a (Christian) Community of (Life-Long) Learners by Teaching Theology at a Distance’, presentations made to the Polishing our Pedagogy Conference at Thorneloe University, Sudbury, 13-14 December 2013

‘The Toronto Congress in Retrospect’, A paper delivered to the Back to the Anglican Future Conference, Wycliffe College, Toronto, 18 September 2013

‘On Discerning the Body: a discussion of 1 Corinthians 11.27-29’, delivered to the national House of Bishops, November 2011 ( ‘discerning the body’-pub.pdf)

‘A Protological Moment in Early Jewish Apocalyptic’, delivered at “Engaging Our Community – First Annual Conference”, Algoma University, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, 10 September 2011

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