Laura is a doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Divinity. She focuses on cross-cultural dialogue between the Abrahamic religions, with particular interests in patristics and mystical currents. Her PhD thesis provides a new reading of the ‘prayer of the heart’ and the experience and narrative of the practice of contemplative prayer and deification. Before turning to the study of Eastern Orthodox mystical theology, Laura worked in mathematics and finance.
Subject area and speciality
- History of Christianity specialists:
Deification in the Philokalia