At least two members of my department satisfy Graham Ward's requirement of belief in the virgin birth of Christ and they are both Muslims. We have a professor with a DSc in psychology even if he is also a canon of the Church in Wales.
I thought that academic freedom for British theologians was won with the acquittal of my predecessor Rowlands Williams from a charge of heresy in 1864. At Lampeter four Anglican clergymen, a Jewish rabbi, at least four atheists, and scholars from Confucian, Sikh, Buddhist, Catholic, Non-conformist, and New Age backgrounds all work cheerfully together in trying to understand the phenomenon of the human religious quest.
Professor of theology and religious studies University of Wales, Lampeter