Orthodox theology; Greek patristics; monasticism; iconography; ecclesiology; Christian symbolism; Christian aesthetics.
Professor Robin Baker, Professor of Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Old Testament, Orthodox theology, Assyriology and Byzantine cult and culture.
Liberation theology, body theology and gender and sexuality.
Christian ethics; health care ethics; ethics of science and technology; science and religion; practical and pastoral theology.
Philosophical projects, with a focus on ethics and the philosophy of values.
Religion, conflict transformation and peacebuilding; Religion and development; Buddhism and peacebuilding; Buddhist ethnography; Buddhist death rituals and beliefs; Religion in South East Asia; Tibetan Buddhism.
Theological ethics; politics and theology; Christianity and the city; theology and Scripture; P.T. Forsyth.
Dr Marika Rose, Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophical Theology
Continental philosophy of religion, systematic theology, digital capitalism, angels, cyborgs, gender and sexuality, embodiment, work, white supremacy and racism, Slavoj Žižek.
Dr Tim Secret, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Religion
20th-century French continental philosophy; Psychoanalysis; Phenomenology; Structuralism; Deconstruction; Philosophy of death and mourning; Kant and German Idealism; Philosophical atheism; Levinasian ethics; Cinematic theory; Marxism.
Dr Maya Warrier, Reader in Religious Studies and Head of Department
Hindu traditions in modern transnational contexts; the religious orientations of India’s ‘middle-classes’; transnational ‘New Religious Movements’ of Hindu origin; Hindu traditions in the Western mind-body-spirit sector; the Hindu diaspora in the West.
Dr Christina Welch, Senior Fellow in Theology and Religious Studies
Women, war and death; poetry (medieval to Victorian) as an expression of remembrance; visual representation/popular culture and religion; indigenous religions (especially Native American); death and bereavement; religion and globalisation; Judaism; gender and religion, Neo-Paganism.