Program director (acting)

Professor Peter Howard

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Researchers

Dr Alda Balthrop-Lewis

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Dr Gemma Cruz

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Dr Rachel Davies

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Dr Benjamin DeSpain

Systematic and historical theology; philosophical theology; moral philosophy; Platonism; Thomas Aquinas

Dr Benjamin DeSpain

Dr Lexi Eikelboom

Twentieth century theology; twenty-first century constructive theologies; Continental philosophy; art and literary criticism; theology and the arts; Christian anthropology; theories of ritual

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Dr Alison Fitchett Climenhaga

Christianity in Africa (especially 19th C-present); world Christianity; missiology/mission history; Pentecostal-charismatic Christianity; lay formation and leadership; popular devotions; religion and healing; religion, conflict, and peacebuilding; interreligious engagement

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Associate Professor Robyn Horner

Fundamental theology; Continental philosophy; hermeneutic phenomenology; poststructuralism; enhancing Catholic School identity

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Professor Christopher Insole

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Dr Christiaan Jacobs-Vandegeer

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Dr David Kirchhoffer

Ethics; moral theology; practical theology; human dignity; autonomy

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Reverend Dr James McEvoy

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Dr David Newheiser

Religious ethics; Continental philosophy; philosophy of religion; political theology; gender and sexuality; early Christian thought

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Jack Norman

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Reverend Associate Professor Ormond Rush

Hermeneutics; Vatican II; the sense of the faithful, sensus fidelium; Magisterium; biblical inspiration; historical Jesus; church-world relationship; theology of history; development of doctrine; theology of imagination; Trinity; Christology; ecclesiology; faith; theological method; foundational theology; theology of reception; pneumatology; Holy Spirit; revelation; tradition; theology of scripture

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Dr Darren Sarisky

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Professor Eleonore Stump

Metaphysics; medieval philosophy; philosophy of religion

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Dr Jonathan D. Teubner

Religious practices; political Augustinianism; religious violence; religion and economics; theories of secularism; relationship between ‘theology’ and ‘religious studies’; ‘historical theology’; late antique and medieval theology; and nineteenth- and twentieth-century German theology

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Professor Denys Turner

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Research students

Aleksander Adamski

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Jake Benjamins

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Fiona Bradley

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Teresa Brown

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Reverend Patricia Courtenay

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Callum Dawson

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Kamila Drapało

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Dahan Lee

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