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Religion

  • Professor Richard Bell

    New Testament. Theology and science. Christianity and myth. Exorcism. Richard Wagner.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5858
    Arts and Culture Religion Religion humanities christianity Myth theology Science Exorcism
  • Professor Andrew Fisher

    Teaching Philosophy to the young - esp. primary school children. Philosophy of Education - who should teach what? And who decides? Inclusivity in the classroom, safe spaces and trigger warnings, private schools and faith schools - should they exist? Cases for positive discrimination in admission to university. Philosophy of religion - religion vs science, reasons for/against God, demarcation of religion etc; Ethics - moral truth, moral facts, God and morality - how could they be linked? Applied ethics, normative ethics. Equality, diversity and inclusion - implicit bias, stereotype threat, chilly climates, decolonization of the curriculum, microaggressions, gender and sex, etc.
    0115 846 7647
  • Tim Hutchings

    Religion and digital media; religion and the news; online Christian communities and online churches; death and grief online
    +44 (0)115 846 8935
    Arts and Culture Communications Religion digital Religion grief online news Media christianity
  • Professor Frances Knight

    History of Christianity since 1800, specifically in Britain.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7778 , +44 (0) 7855 657 328
    History Religion history christianity Britain
  • Dr Alison Milbank

    Theology and culture: literature, art, architecture, film and music; religious aesthetics and ideas of the beautiful, ugly, horrific; Gothic and horror fiction and its relation to religion; Dante; Anglican theology, especially ecclesiology and the nature of the church; GK Chesterton and JRR Tolkien.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7209
    Arts and Culture Religion theology Religion Culture Literature Art Architecutre Gothic Horror
  • Dr Conor Cunningham

    The relation between science and religion. Theology and Darwin's theory of evolution.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7390
    Arts and Culture Religion Science Science Religion theology evolution
  • Dr Jon Hoover

    Islamic Theology: Christian-Muslim relations. Ibn Taymiyya.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5886
    Arts and Culture Religion Religion theology Islamic christian muslim Relations
  • Professor Philip Goodchild

    Philosophy of religion: critical theory. Relation between faith, credit, money, and financial and environmental crises.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5856
    Arts and Culture Religion Religion philosophy Critical Theory Faith money finance Environmental
  • Professor Tom O'Loughlin

    Origins of Christianity; early Christianity in the Roman Empire; early Medieval Christianity in Europe: 400-900; Patristic Theology; maps and religion; Catholicism. The Bible and the history of its use. Religion in Ireland and Celtic Christianity. Women priests. The papacy, ecumenism, the Eucharist. Death in the Middle Ages.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5852
    Arts and Culture Religion christianity Roman Empire theology Catholicism Religion Gender

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