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Section Board for 'Religions and Theologies' (25)

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Dr. Joseph Rivera
Department of Theology, Philosophy, and Music, Dublin City University, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland
Interests: phenomenology; philosophy of religion; constructive theology; thematic studies of empathy, affect, temporal experience, and intersubjectivity
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Prof. Dr. Robert Beckford
Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Vrije Universiteit, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: black theology
Prof. Dr. Peter Casarella
Duke Divinity School, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Interests: systematic theology; world religions; world church
Dr. David Decosimo
School of Theology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Interests: religion, ethics, and politics; moral and comparative theology; philosophy and theory of religion
Prof. Dr. Joel B. Green
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA 91182, USA
Interests: New Testament (especially the Gospels and Acts, the Catholic or General Epistles, New Testament ethics); theological interpretation of the Bible; theological hermeneutics; the Bible and science; atonement theology
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Prof. Dr. Christopher B. Hays
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA 91182, USA
Interests: Old Testament; Prophets; Semitic languages; Ancient Near Eastern context
Prof. Dr. Stephen Mark Heim
Andover Newton Seminary at Yale Divinity School, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Interests: theologies of religious diversity; comparative theology; science and theology; atonement
Dr. Uche Anizor
Department of Biblical and Theological Studies, Biola University, La Mirada, CA 90639, USA
Interests: theological method; theological interpretation of Scripture; evangelical theology; Colin Gunton’s theology
Dr. Robyn Horner
Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, Australian Catholic University, Fitzroy, 115 Victoria Parade Fitzroy 3065, Australia
Interests: fundamental theology; Continental philosophy; hermeneutic phenomenology; poststructuralism; enhancing Catholic School identity
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey McPherson
Department of Religion and Philosophy, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY 14624, USA
Interests: christology; atonement; theological implications of dementia; justified war and Pacifism; platonism and christianity
Prof. Dr. Wilson de Angelo Cunha
School of Theology and Vocation, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX 75602, USA
Interests: prophetic literature; psalms and wisdom literature; biblical theology of creation; The Garden of Eden Narrative; LXX Isaiah; history of biblical interpretation and reception of the Old Testament in all periods
Prof. Dr. Annemarie C. Mayer
Theologische Fakultät, 54296 Trier , Germany
Interests: ecumenism, above all between the Catholic church and churches stemming from the Reformation; ecumenical hermeneutics; interreligious dialogue, above all Muslim-Christian dialogue; history of interreligious dialogue, above all Raimundus Lullus studies; theology of religions; dogmatics and history of dogmatics; systematic theology
Prof. Dr. Wayne Morris
Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Chester, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK
Interests: disability and equality; the deaf community and British sign language; minority indigenous language groups; non-literate communities; inter-faith dialogue
Prof. Dr. Greg Peters
Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University, La Mirada, CA 90639, USA
Interests: monasticism; history of spirituality; spiritual theology
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Dr. John Slotemaker
Religious Studies, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT 06824, USA
Interests: medieval theology; medieval philosophy; trinitarian theology; Anselm of Canterbury; Robert Holcot; Reformation theology
Prof. Dr. J. Warren Smith
Duke Divinity School, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Interests: Ambrose of Milan; Augustine of Hippo; Gregory of Nyssa; divine impassibility; theosis/deification; patristic exegesis of Romans; virtue theory; theological anthropology; Christology; Christian perfection
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Prof. Dr. W.J. Torrance Kirby
School of Religious Studies, McGill University, Montréal, QC H3A 2A7, Canada
Interests: church history; Tudor history; reformation thought; Richard Hooker; Peter Martyr Vermigli; history of Christian Platonism
Prof. Dr. Peter Spitaler
Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA
Interests: New Testament; Pauline literature; Bible and culture; Biblical spirituality
Prof. Dr. Denise Starkey
Department of Theology & Religious Studies, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN 55811, USA
Interests: feminist, liberation and political theologies; spirituality and mystical theology; Christian ethics and social justice; feminist theory/philosophy/ethics; theology and psychology
Prof. Dr. Paul Weller
1. Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
2. Social, Cultural and Legal Research Centre, University of Derby, Derby DE22 1GB, UK
3. Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture, Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 2LB, UK
4. Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK
Interests: religion and belief; state and society relationships; religion and belief discrimination and equality; religion and belief freedom; inter-religious and inter-convictional dialogue; hizmet movement and Fethullah Gulen
Prof. Dr. Susanne Wigorts Yngvesson
Stockholm School of Theology, Åkeshovsvägen 29, 168 39 Bromma, Sweden
Interests: surveillance and religion; sexual ethics; popular culture; secularization; Christian mysticism
Prof. Dr. Jaime Vázquez Allegue
Department of Journalism,CESAG (Center for Higher Studies Alberta Giménez, attached to the Universidad Pontificia Comillas), Costa de Saragossa, 16, 07013 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: Judaism; Judaism of the Second Temple; origins of Christianity; Hebrew Bible; Christian Bible
Prof. Dr. Terry Lovat
1. Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
2. The University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3BD, UK
3. Royal Roads University, 2005 Sooke Rd, Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2, Canada
Interests: theology; ethics; education; philosophy; Islam
Prof. Dr. Lejla Demiri
Center of Islamic Theology, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, 72070 Tübingen, Germany
Interests: The history of Islamic theology (kalām); Islam and religious pluralism; Christian-Muslim relations and theological interactions; Christian-Muslim textual sources in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish; Ottoman intellectual history; Islamic Manuscripts
Prof. Dr. Mark McInroy
Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, University of St. Thomas, St Paul, MN 55105, USA
Interests: modern Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox theology; theological aesthetics; theories of perception; mystical theology; continental philosophy; philosophy of religion; the Christian doctrine of deification (theosis); East-West relations in Christianity; theological retrievals of patristic, medieval, and Reformation thought
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