Theology & Religious Studies Research

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MPhil/PhD

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Part Time, Full Time

Staff interests associated with the research programme and its research groups

Interests:
Modern Jewish thought and practice; the Enlightenment and its critics;
Orientalism and secularism.
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+44 (0)20 7848 2337
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My research interests include: Theological aesthetics (especially the idea of beauty in Christian theology), with a particular interest in Hans Urs von Balthasar's work, as well as 19th-century commentators like S.T. Coleridge and John Ruskin and recent ones like David Bentley Hart and Rowan Williams; Literature, drama, the visual arts and music, in their intrinsic theological interest, as well as the way in which the arts can stimluate renewed theological engagement with the Bible; the arts as scriptural exegesis; Modern philosophical and systematic theology; Christian ethics, especially as shaped by liturgy and scripture.
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+44 (0)20 7848 2336
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History of Religions (intellectual history of the modern Muslim world; Islam in Southeast Asia); Islamic Studies (contemporary thought in the Muslim world; Islam in global and transnational contexts); Southeast Asian Studies (European expansion in Southeast Asia; Islamization in Southeast Asia; Religion in Southeast Asia); Study of Religions (Islamic Studies as an academic specialisation, theory and method; philosophy of religion); travel writing (historical travel accounts on Southeast Asia).
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+44 (0)20 7848 1795
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Nietzsche; Simone Weil; ethics; some aspects of aesthetics; relations between philosophy and literature
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+44 (0)20 7848 1524
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Social ethics and poverty research; Christian ethics; theology and social sciences; relationship epistemology and ethics.
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+44 (0)20 7848 2510
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English reformation; the Elizabethan Catholic Community; the Elizabethan Privy Council.
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020 7848 2835
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Modern British religious history, especially the question of secularisation; youth movements and the relationship between Christianity and leisure.
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020 7848 2304
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New Testament; social aspects of early Christianity; critical linguistics and New Testament interpretation.
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020 7848 2502
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020 7848 2335
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Religion and society in Western and Eastern Europe, in particular in post-communist societies; new religious movements and new Charismatic and Pentecostal Christian groups; religion and migration; religion, ethnicity and nationhood; religion, violence, and conflict; Church-State relations; religion law, and human rights.
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+44 (0)20 7848 2637
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* Patristic and Medieval Studies (especially Neo-Platonist traditions)
* philosophical theology, Transformation Theology
* exile, history, arts and contemporary theology
* religion and business (including intercultural HR, finance, sponsoring/fundraising, organisation, leadership, entrepreneurship)
* Re-modernity or Second Modernity
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+44 (0)20 7848 2738
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Contemporary theology; theology and continental philosophy; medieval theology; religion and literature; mysticism.
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020 7848 2459
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Fundamental theology; contemporary philosophical theology; theology and embodiment; theology and action; theology and time.
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+44 (0)20 7848 2398
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The Gospels; Graeco-Roman biography; New Testament ethics
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020 7848 2333
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Contemporary Christian theology; the legacy of Karl Barth; theological interpretation of the Bible, especially the Book of Job; semiotics.
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+44 (0)20 7848 1258
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Comparative ethics; Confucianism; Chinese religions.
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+44 (0)20 7848 2496
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