(p. xi) List of Contributors
(p. xi) List of Contributors
William J. Abraham, D.Phil., D.D. (h.c.) is Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. He is the author of many books and articles on Wesleyan and Methodist theology, John Henry Cardinal Newman, renewal movements in Christianity, and divine revelation, including Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology (1998), Divine Revelation and the Limits of Historical Criticism (2000), and Crossing the Threshold of Divine Revelation (2007).
Annette G. Aubert (Ph.D.) is a lecturer and visiting scholar in Historical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. Her current research focuses on the nineteenth-century transatlantic academic networks between Germany and North America, and on neo-Pietism. She is the author of The German Roots of Nineteenth-Century American Theology (2013) and other writings on modern religion. She is currently working on a book on Transatlantic Religion.
Linzy Brady is an Honorary Associate in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Department of English) at the University of Sydney. She has published in the field of teacher development and professional learning, the history of Shakespeare in education from 1850 in England and Australia, and the Bible in performance. Her latest publications also include editions of Shakespeare’s plays for the Cambridge School Shakespeare series.
Mark D. Chapman is Professor of the History of Modern Theology at the University of Oxford, Vice-Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon, and Canon Theologian of Truro Cathedral. He has written widely on modern church history, Anglicanism, ecumenism, and theology. His most recent books are Theology at War and Peace: English Theology and Germany in the First World War (2016), Theology and Society in Three Cities: Berlin, Oxford and Chicago, 1800–1914 (2014), The Fantasy of Reunion: Anglicans, Catholics and Ecumenism, 1833–1882 (2014), and Anglican Theology (2012).
Michael Gladwin is Lecturer in History at St Mark’s National Theological Centre in the School of Theology, Charles Sturt University, Canberra. A graduate of the Australian National University and the University of Cambridge, his research interests include the religious and cultural history of Australia and the British world, with particular interest in the relationship between religion and war in Australian history. Michael is the author of Captains of the Soul: A History of Australian Army Chaplains (2013) and Anglican Clergy in Australia, 1788–1850: Building a British World (2015). He is also editor of St Mark’s Review, one of Australia’s longest-running journals of Christian thought. (p. xii)
Martin Halliwell is Professor of American Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. He has authored nine books and co-edited two volumes on intellectual, cultural, and literary history, including The Constant Dialogue: Reinhold Niebuhr and American Intellectual Culture (2005) and William James and the Transatlantic Conversation (2014; co-edited with Joel D. S. Rasmussen). He has two books forthcoming: Voices of Mental Health: Medicine, Politics, and American Culture, 1970–2000 (2017) and Reframing 1968: Politics, Protest and Identity (2018; co-edited with Nick Witham). He is the Chair of the English Association and is a former Chair of the British Association for American Studies.
Paul Heintzman is Associate Professor of Leisure Studies at the University of Ottawa and holds a Ph.D. in Recreation and Leisure Studies (Waterloo) and a Masters of Christian Studies degree (Regent, Vancouver). He has authored Leisure and Spirituality: Biblical, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (2015), edited a special issue on leisure and spirituality of the journal Leisure/Loisir (2009), co-edited Christianity and Leisure: Issues in a Pluralistic Society (2006), and received the 2007 and 2016 CSKLS Literary Award.
Peter C. Hodgson is Charles G. Finney Professor of Theology, emeritus, Divinity School, Vanderbilt University. He has written on various topics in contemporary constructive Christian theology (e.g., Winds of the Spirit), but has focused on nineteenth-century religious thought as expressed in the work of Hegel, Baur, Strauss, and George Eliot in particular. He has edited and co-translated works by Hegel and Baur and written a book about theology in the fiction of George Eliot.
James Turner Johnson (Ph.D., Princeton 1968) is Distinguished Professor emeritus of Religion at Rutgers—The State University of New Jersey, where he was on the faculty from 1969 through 2015. His research and teaching have focused principally on the historical development and application of the Western and Islamic moral traditions related to war, peace, and the practice of statecraft. He has received Rockefeller, Guggenheim, and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships and various other research grants and has directed two NEH summer seminars for college teachers. He is the author of eleven books, of which the most recent is Sovereignty: Moral and Historical Perspectives (2014), and is the editor or co-editor of six more, of which the most recent (with Eric Patterson) is The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics (2015). He is a former General Editor of the Journal of Religious Ethics and former Co-Editor of the Journal of Military Ethics. He currently serves as a trustee of Religious Ethics, Inc., publisher of the Journal of Religious Ethics.
Frances Knight is Professor in the History of Modern Christianity at the University of Nottingham. She has written widely on nineteenth-century Anglicanism, mainly in England and Wales, including The Nineteenth-Century Church and English Society (1995). In recent years, her research has been focused on the late nineteenth century, and on the interactions between religion and culture during the time when the Victorian period gave way to the early twentieth century. Her latest book is Victorian Christianity at the Fin de Siècle: The Culture of English Religion in a Decadent Age (2015). (p. xiii)
David Lincicum is Associate Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies at the University of Notre Dame, having previously taught at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Paul and the Early Jewish Encounter with Deuteronomy (2010), and his research focuses on the intersection of early Jewish, early Christian, and New Testament studies.
Peter Lineham is Professor of History at Massey University in New Zealand. His articles and books focus on the religious history of New Zealand and the history of nineteenth-century Protestant sectarianism, including Bible and Society (1996), Transplanted Christianity (with Allan K. Davidson, 5th edition, 2015), Destiny (2013), and a forthcoming work on the cultures of faith in New Zealand.
Philip Lockley is currently an Anglican ordinand at Cranmer Hall, Durham University. He was previously British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford, and Junior Research Fellow and College Lecturer in Theology, Trinity College Oxford. He is the author of Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England: From Southcott to Socialism (2013) and editor of Protestant Communalism in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1650–1850 (2016). He is writing a new history of early Christian Socialism.
Bernhard Maier is Professor of Religious Studies and the European History of Religions in the University of Tübingen, having previously taught in the University of Aberdeen. His research focuses on the religious history of the Celtic-speaking peoples and on the early history of religious studies as an academic discipline. His publications include William Robertson Smith: His Life, His Work and His Times (2009), Semitic Studies in Victorian Britain: A Portrait of William Wright and His World through His Letters (2011), and Gründerzeit der Orientalistik: Theodor Nöldekes Leben und Werk im Spiegel seiner Briefe (2013).
Jacqueline Mariña is Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University. She has published numerous book chapters and journal articles, and is the author of Transformation of the Self in the Thought of Friedrich Schleiermacher (2008). She is also editor of The Cambridge Companion to Friedrich Schleiermacher (2005). She is currently working on a book on personal identity in Kant.
Paul Martens is Associate Professor of Religion (Ethics) at Baylor University. He is the author of The Heterodox Yoder (2012) and co-editor of Kierkegaard and Christian Faith (2016). His research interests concentrate on the intersection of religion and ethics and he has written numerous articles engaging social ethics, Søren Kierkegaard’s ethics, and Anabaptist thought.
Daniele Menozzi is full Professor of Contemporary History at the Scuola Normale Superiore (Italy), where he is the editor of the Annali della Scuola Normale (Class of Humanities). He is also co-editor of the academic international journal Rivista di storia del cristianesimo. His main field of research is the relations between Catholicism and modern society from the French Revolution to the present day. In this field he has published some monographs on various subjects: Les interprétations politiques de Jésus (p. xiv) de l’ancien régime à la Révolution (1983), La chiesa cattolica e la secolarizzazione (1993), Sacro Cuore: Un culto tra devozione interiore e restaurazione cristiana della società (2002), Chiesa, pace e guerra nel Novecento (2008), Chiesa e diritti umani: Legge naturale e modernità politica dalla Rivoluzione francese ai giorni nostri (2012), and ‘Giudaica perfidia’: Uno stereotipo antisemita tra liturgia e storia (2014).
Jolyon Mitchell is Professor of Communications, Arts and Religion and Director of the Centre for Theology and Public Issues (CTPI) at the University of Edinburgh. He is President of TRS-UK, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and a life member of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. Formerly a producer and journalist with BBC World Service, he is currently working on a new book about contemporary theatre and religion. Other publications include: Promoting Peace, Inciting Violence: The Role of Religion and Media (2012), Martyrdom: A Very Short Introduction (2012), and Media Violence and Christian Ethics (2007).
Robert Morgan completed a BA at Cambridge and undertook further education at Durham and Tübingen. He taught Religious Studies at Lancaster University from 1967, and theology at Oxford from 1976, where he was Reader in New Testament Theology and is now an emeritus Fellow at Linacre College. His publications on Christology include editing Ernst Troeltsch: Writings on Theology and Religion (with Michael Pye, 1977), The Religion of the Incarnation (1989), In Search of Humanity and Deity (2006), Christ Alive and At Large (with Patrick Moule, 2010), and several articles on the history of New Testament research and on hermeneutics.
Halvor Moxnes is Professor of New Testament, emeritus, Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo. Recent research interests include the reception history of the historical Jesus: Jesus and the Rise of Nationalism: A New Quest for the Nineteenth Century Historical Jesus (2012; ed. with Ward Blanton and James Crossley), and Jesus beyond Nationalism: Constructing the Historical Jesus in a Period of Cultural Complexity (2009). Another research area is the historical Jesus from the perspective of place studies and gender: Putting Jesus in His Place: A Radical Vision of Household and Kingdom (2003).
Paul T. Nimmo holds the King’s Chair of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen, having previously taught at the Universities of Edinburgh and of Cambridge. He was awarded a John Templeton Award for Theological Promise for his first monograph, Being in Action: The Theological Shape of Barth’s Ethical Vision (2007), and is the author of Karl Barth: A Guide for the Perplexed (2017). He is the co-editor of both The Cambridge Companion to Reformed Theology (2016) and The Oxford Handbook of Karl Barth (forthcoming), an editor of the International Journal of Systematic Theology, and a Fellow of the Center for Barth Studies at Princeton.
George Pattison is 1640 Professor of Divinity in the University of Glasgow. He has published extensively in the area of theology and modern European thought and on the relationship between theology and the visual arts, including the books Art, Modernity and Faith (1998) and Crucifixions and Resurrections of the Image (2009). (p. xv)
Lori K. Pearson is Professor of Religion at Carleton College, where she teaches the History of Christian Thought, Philosophy of Religion, and Feminist Theology. A specialist of German Protestant thought, her research focuses on concepts of tradition and modernity in the nineteenth century. She is author of Beyond Essence: Ernst Troeltsch as Historian and Theorist of Christianity (2008) and co-editor of The Future of the Study of Religion (2004). She has been chair of the Nineteenth-Century Theology Group of the American Academy of Religion, and was a Research Associate in the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at Harvard Divinity School.
Rosalind Powell is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Bristol. She is the author of Christopher Smart’s English Lyrics (2014). Her main research and publications focus on physico-theology, natural philosophy, translation, and aesthetics in eighteenth-century and Romantic poetry. She is currently writing a book on the uses of analogy in literature, religion, and science between 1704 and 1830.
Zachary Purvis is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. He completed his D.Phil. at the University of Oxford (2014). He is the author of Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany (2016). He has held various grants and fellowships from the US Fulbright Program, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the Leibniz-Institute for European History (IEG), among others.
Joel D. S. Rasmussen is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at Oxford University, and a Fellow of Mansfield College, Oxford. He is also a Senior Research Fellow of Campion Hall, Oxford, and an associate member of Oxford’s Philosophy Faculty. He is the author of Between Irony and Witness: Kierkegaard’s Poetics of Faith, Hope, and Love (2005), and co-editor of William James and the Transatlantic Conversation (2014) and of Kierkegaard’s Journals and Notebooks (2007–). He is currently writing a volume entitled Christianity and the Cultures of Modernity: From Westphalia to the Great War.
Russell Re Manning is Reader in Religions, Philosophies, and Ethics at Bath Spa University, UK, and Visiting Fellow of St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge. Recent publications include Retrieving the Radical Tillich (2015), The Oxford Handbook of Natural Theology (2013), Science and Religion in the Twenty-First Century (2013), and The Cambridge Companion to Paul Tillich (2009). He is also Series Editor of The Complete Works of Paul Tillich in English (2018–).
Richard H. Roberts studied at the Universities of Lancaster, Cambridge, Edinburgh, and Tübingen. He taught theology at the Universities of Leeds and Durham (1975–89), was Reckitt Research Fellow at Lancaster (1989–91) and Professor of Divinity at the University of St Andrews (1990–95) and of Religious Studies at Lancaster University (since 1995) and now has honorary positions at the Universities of Stirling and Edinburgh. Roberts has published books on Ernst Bloch, Karl Barth, rhetoric and the human sciences, religion and economic cultures, nature religion today, and Religion, (p. xvi) Theology and the Human Sciences (2001/2). Current interests include ritual, embodiment, and altered states of consciousness.
Norman Russell is an Honorary Research Fellow of St Stephen’s House, Oxford. His publications include Cyril of Alexandria (2000), The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition (2004), Theophilus of Alexandria (2007), Fellow Workers with God (2009), and a significant number of articles and papers. His translations of contemporary Greek theologians include works by Christos Yannaras, Panayiotis Nellas, John Zizioulas, Nikolaos Loudovikos, Lewis Patsavos, and Stelios Ramfos.
Donovan O. Schaefer is Departmental Lecturer in Science and Religion in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at Oxford, where he also acts as organizing tutor for Theology and Religion at Trinity College. After graduating from Syracuse University in 2012, he took a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Haverford College in Pennsylvania before coming to Oxford. His research examines the relationship between religion and emotion using evolutionary and philosophical frames. His current project focuses on the relationship between emotion, science, and secularism. His first book, Religious Affects: Animality, Evolution, and Embodiment, was published in 2015.
Andrew Tate is Reader in Literature, Religion and Aesthetics in the Department of English & Creative Writing at Lancaster University, where he is also Associate Director of the Ruskin Research Centre. He has published widely in the field of literature and theology. His books include Contemporary Fiction and Christianity (2008), The New Atheist Novel (2010, co-authored with Arthur Bradley), Literature and the Bible: A Reader (2013, co-edited with Jo Carruthers and Mark Knight), and Apocalyptic Fiction (2017).
Ian Tregenza is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, Sydney. He has research interests in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and Australian intellectual history and has published in journals such as History of Political Thought and Journal of Religious History. He is the author of Michael Oakeshott on Hobbes: A Study in the Renewal of Philosophical Ideas (2003) and is currently working on a collaborative project on the history of the secular state in Australia from 1788 to 1945.
Shao Kai Tseng (D.Phil., Oxford) is Research Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Zhejiang University, China. He is the author of Karl Barth’s Infralapsarian Theology (2016), and has written a number of published articles in English and Chinese covering thinkers including John Calvin, Jonathan Edwards, Karl Barth, G. W. F. Hegel, Søren Kierkegaard, W. A. Mozart, John Owen, Friedrich Schleiermacher, and areas including musicology, Puritan studies, economic ethics, patristics, theodicy, and modern theology. Shao Kai has also translated a number of books into Chinese, and is currently working on a Chinese translation of Barth’s 1936 Gottes Gnadenwahl.
Merold Westphal is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy emeritus at Fordham University in New York City. He has served as President of the Hegel Society of America (p. xvii) and of the Søren Kierkegaard Society and as Executive Co-Director of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP). He is the author of a dozen books and scores of articles and chapters in continental philosophy, with a focus on the philosophy of religion. He has lectured widely in the United States as well as in nine European countries, China, and Brazil.
William Whyte is Professor of Social and Architectural History and Vice President of John’s College, Oxford. He is the author and editor of numerous books, the most recent of which—Unlocking the Church: The Lost Secrets of Victorian Sacred Space—is forthcoming with OUP.
George S. Williamson is Associate Professor of History at Florida State University. He is the author of The Longing for Myth in Germany: Religion and Aesthetic Culture from Romanticism to Nietzsche (2004), as well as articles and chapters on German religious history, the history of myth scholarship, and the assassination of the playwright August von Kotzebue in 1819. He is currently completing August von Kotzebue: A Political History, 1789–1819.
Judith Wolfe is Senior Lecturer in Theology & the Arts at the University of St Andrews (Scotland). She is the author of Heidegger’s Eschatology (2013) and Heidegger and Theology (2014), and of numerous articles on eschatological thought in theology, philosophy, and literature.
Malcolm Clemens Young is the ninth dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California, and the founder of Ventana School. He is the author of The Spiritual Journal of Henry David Thoreau (2009) and The Invisible Hand in the Wilderness: Economics, Ecology and God (2014). He received his education from University of California, Berkeley and Harvard University.
Johannes Zachhuber studied theology in Rostock, Berlin, and Oxford, where he earned his D.Phil. in 1997. Following a time as Assistant and Junior Professor in Berlin, he has taught at the University of Oxford since 2005. Since 2014, he has been the Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology; he is also a Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford. He has published Human Nature in Gregory of Nyssa (1999) and Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany (2013) as well as numerous articles mostly in the areas of late ancient Christianity and nineteenth-century theology.
Simeon Zahl is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Nottingham, having previously held research positions at Oxford and Cambridge. He is the author of Pneumatology and Theology of the Cross in the Preaching of Christoph Blumhardt (2010). His research focuses on theologies of the Holy Spirit, emotion, and religious experience from the early modern period to the present.
Bennett Zon is Professor of Music at Durham University, Director of Durham’s Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies and Co-Director of the International Network for Music Theology. He is General Editor of Nineteenth-Century Music Review (Cambridge (p. xviii) University Press) and the book series Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Routledge), as well as an editor of the Yale Journal of Music and Religion and the book series Congregational Music Studies (Routledge). Zon has published The English Plainchant Revival (1999), Music and Metaphor in Nineteenth-Century British Musicology (2000), Representing Non-Western Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain (2007), and Evolution and Victorian Musical Culture (2017).