Timothy Kimbrough

Director of AEHS; Jack and Barbara Bovender Professor of the Practice of Anglican Studies

Duke Divinity School
Box 90968
Durham, NC   27708-0968

  • B.A. (Duke University)
  • M.Div. (Duke University)
  • Certificate of Anglican Studies (The General Theological Seminary)

Timothy Kimbrough is the director of the Anglican Episcopal House of Studies and the Jack and Barbara Bovender Professor of the Practice of Anglican Studies. He was previously dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville, Tenn., in the Diocese of Tennessee (The Episcopal Church). Born in Birmingham, Ala., he grew up living in North Carolina, New Jersey, and West Germany. He holds B.A. and M.Div. degrees from Duke University. He is an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church and has served congregations in North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Tennessee, South Africa, and the Philippines. At Duke, Kimbrough teaches courses in Anglican studies with a special emphasis on the Book of Common Prayer and Canon Law.

Kimbrough’s musical compositions are included in The United Methodist Hymnal, GBGMusik’s Global Praise series, Psalms for Praise and Worship:  A Complete Psalter (Abingdon Press), Sweet Singer: The Hymns of Charles Wesley (Hinshaw), and most recently in a volume entitled A Theology of the Sacraments Interpreted by John and Charles Wesley. Kimbrough also served as the translator for Dr. Teresa Berger’s volume, Theology in Hymns? as published by the Kingswood Imprint of Abingdon Press.