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Laura Anellia Soureli


Education: MSt (Oxon), MSc (Imperial College), BSc (York)

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

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Changes to fines

Oct 01, 2016

From 3 October 2016, fines for overdue books will change. Items which are overdue and requested by another reader will acrue £1 per item per day (before 20p). Items which are overdue, but not requested by someone else, will acrue fines at 10p per item per day (before 20p).

Renew vacation loans from DivLib now!

Sep 30, 2016

We have renabled vacation loans for books taken out of DivLib now. If you renew your vacation loans (due on Thu 6 October 20016) today, they will now be due in 7-days time - as normal.

Festival of Ideas

Sep 29, 2016

Booking now open.

Faculty of Divinity Moodle

Sep 26, 2016

Moodle has now replaced CamTools in the Faculty of Divinity.

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