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Gerard Patrick Loughlin[1] is an English Roman Catholic theologian[2] and religious scholar.[3] He is Professor of Theology and Religion at the University of Durham, England.[4] He is the author of Telling God's Story: Bible Church and Narrative Theology (1996)[3] and Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology (2004).[5]

Gerard Loughlin
Born
Gerard Patrick Loughlin
NationalityEnglish
Academic background
Alma mater
ThesisMirroring God's World: A Critique of John Hick's Speculative Theology (1987)
Academic work
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Institutions

BiographyEdit

A gay Roman Catholic,[6] some of Loughlin's work is in the sub-discipline of queer theology. He is the coeditor (with Jon Davies) of Sex These Days: Essays on Theology, Sexuality and Society (Continuum 1997) and editor of Queer Theology: Rethinking the Western Body (Blackwell, 2007). He serves on the editorial board of Literature and Theology (Oxford University Press) and is co-editor (with Elizabeth Stuart and Kent Brintnall) of Theology and Sexuality (Taylor&Francis).

His master's thesis is titled The Novels of Modernism: The Embodiment of Roman Catholic Modernism in the Literature of Religious Turmoil and Faith at the Turn of the Century, c. 1888–1914.[1] His doctoral thesis, which he wrote under the supervision of John Robinson,[4] is titled Mirroring God's World: A Critique of John Hick's Speculative Theology.[7]

Published worksEdit

  • Telling God's Story: Bible, Church and Narrative Theology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)
  • (ed. with Jon Davies) Sex These Days: Essays on Theology, Sexuality and Society (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997)
  • Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology (Oxford: Blackwell, 2004)
  • (ed.) Queer Theology: Rethinking the Western Body (Oxford: Blackwell, 2007)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Loughlin, Gerard Patrick (1980). The Novels of Modernism: The Embodiment of Roman Catholic Modernism in the Literature of Religious Turmoil and Faith at the Turn of the Century, c. 1888–1914 (MA thesis). Lampeter, Wales: University of Wales, Lampeter. OCLC 669697113.
  2. ^ Murphy, Francesca (2006). "The Metaphysical Basis of the Difference between Men and Women" (PDF). The Saint Anselm Journal. 4 (1): 1. ISSN 1545-3367. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b Loughlin, Gerard (1996). Telling God's Story: Bible, Church and Narrative Theology. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press (published 1999). ISBN 978-0-521-66515-5.
  4. ^ a b "Professor Gerard Loughlin, BA MA (Wales) PhD PGCE (Cambridge)". Durham, England: University of Durham. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  5. ^ Loughlin, Gerard (2004). Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology. Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishing. doi:10.1002/9780470773352. ISBN 978-0-631-21179-2.
  6. ^ "Angels in Dirty Places". Times Higher Education. 2 July 1999. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  7. ^ Loughlin, Gerard Patrick (1986). Mirroring God's World: A Critique of John Hick's Speculative Theology (PhD thesis). Cambridge, England: University of Cambridge. OCLC 59749222.

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