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Centre for Catholic Studies


Professor Lewis Ayres

Professor of Catholic and Historical Theology

Augustine and the Trinity
Nicaea and its Legacy:
An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology

Dr Krastu Banev

Assistant Professor of Theology

Theophilus of Alexandria and the First Origenist Controversy:
Rhetoric and Power

Professor Chris Cook

Director of the Project for Spirituality, Theology and Health

Alcohol, Addiction and Christian Ethics
Hearing Voices, Demonic and Divine:
Scientific and Theological Perspectives
Spirituality and Narrative in Psychiatric Practice
Spirituality and Psychiatry
Spirituality, Theology, and Mental Health:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Dr Stefano Cracolici

Associate Professor (Reader) and Director of the Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art

Arte en la iglesia de San Ignacio

Dr Giles Gasper

Associate Professor (Reader) in High Medieval History

Anselm of Canterbury and his Theological Inheritance
Money and the Church in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200: Practice, Morality and Thought
Saint Anselm of Canterbury and his Legacy

Dr Mathew Guest

Associate Professor (Reader) in the Sociology of Religion

Death, Life and Laughter: Essays on religion in honour of Douglas Davies

Professor Chris Insole

Professor of Theological Ethics

Kant and the Creation of Freedom: A Theological Problem
The Intolerable God: Kant's Theological Journey
The Politics of Human Frailty: A Theological Defense of Political Liberalism

Dr James Kelly

Sweeting Fellow in the History of Catholicism

Early Modern English Catholicism:
Identity, Memory and Counter-Reformation
The English Convents in Exile, 1600–1800: Communities, Culture and Identity
Treasures of Ushaw College: Durham’s Hidden Gem

Professor Karen Kilby

Bede Professor of Catholic Theology

A (Very) Critical Introduction
Karl Rahner:
A Brief Introduction
Karl Rahner:
Theology and Philosophy

Professor Gerard Loughlin

Professor of Christian Theology

Alien Sex:
The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology
Queer Theology:
Rethinking the Western Body
Sex These Days:
Essays on Theology, Sexuality and Society
Telling God's Story:
Bible, Church and Narrative Theology

Professor Paul D. Murray

BA, MLitt, Durham; PhD, Cambridge
Dean and Director of the CCS and Professor of Systematic Theology

Reason, Truth and Theology in Pragmatist Perspective
Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning:
Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism
A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Professor Simon Oliver

Van Mildert Professor of Divinity

A Guide for the Perplexed

Dr Marcus Pound

Associate Professor in Theology

Theology after Lacan:
The Passion for the Real
Theology, Psychoanalysis and Trauma
A (Very) Critical Introduction

Professor Nicole Reinhardt

Professor of Early Modern European History

Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Dr Anna Rowlands

Deputy Director of the CCS and St Hilda Associate Professor of Catholic Social Thought & Practice

T & T Clark reader in Political Theology

Professor Michael Snape

Michael Ramsey Canon Professor of Anglican Studies

God and Uncle Sam: Religion and America's Armed Forces in World War II