David N. Field is the Academic Coordinator for the Methodist e-Academy - a theological education project for Methodist Churches in Europe - providing online supplementary education in Methodist Studies for ordination candidates and further education courses for pastors and lay leaders. The e-academy draws students and teachers from a variety of European countries. The role of the coordinator is to provide the planning, regular management and academic leadership of the e-Academy. He also teaches a course in the Methodist Studies Program. Dr. Field is also Research Associate of the Research Institute for Theology and Religion at the University of South Africa.