Research Associate to the Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity
Dr Philip McCosker took a first in Theology at Oxford. After working as a lay-chaplain at the University of Rouen in France he was awarded a MTS in Systematic Theology from Harvard Divinity School.
He went on to do his PhD thesis on models of paradoxicality in mystical christologies at the Faculty of Divinity in Cambridge under Denys Turner, completing much of the research while a Visiting Assistant in Research at the Department of Religious Studies at Yale University.
Until 2012 he was Deputy Master of St Benet's Hall, Oxford. He is currently completing Christ the Paradox: Reconceiving Ressourcement Theology and co-editing (with Denys Turner) The Cambridge Companion to the Summa Theologiae.
Subject area and speciality
- varieties of apophaticism;
- the doctrine of God;
- theological epistemology; and
- intersections of theory and practise in Christian spiritualities.
Other Professional Activities
- Editor of the journal Reviews in Religion and Theology published by Wiley-Blackwell.
- Christ the Paradox: Expandinging Ressourcement Theology
- The Cambridge Companion to the Summa Theologiae (co-edited with Denys Turner)