Theology at Heythrop builds on our rich
heritage from our foundation in 1614. Since then our religious study has expanded to include all world religions, interreligious relations and comparitive theology. Our department is backed by one of the most complete theology
library collections and a large, vibrant faculty of academic staff.
The Theology department's research focuses on:
- Interreligious dialogue and comparative theology
- Christianity, especially in the Middle East
- Church history, especially the early Church and modern Church in Ireland
- Systematic theology: Catholic theology, creation, political theology
- Biblical studies, especially gender, Paul, Mark
Centres and Institutes
Centre for Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue provides a forum for the study and practice of the encounter between Christianity and the other major religious traditions.
The Centre for Eastern Christianity seeks to create a significant scholarly opening in Eastern Christian Studies.
The Centre for Textual Studies aims to offer an opportunity to develop and showcase the translation and text-critical skills of academics across all our disciplines.
- Dr Ahmad Achtar
- Dr Nicholas Austin SJ
- Prof Michael A Barnes SJ BD MLitt PhD
- Dr Anthony Baxter
- Dr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ
- Dr Helen Costigane SHCJ
- Dr Martin Ganeri OP
- Dr Bridget Gilfillan Upton
- Dr Jonathan Gorsky
- Prof Johannes Hoff
- Dr Damian Howard SJ
- Dr Edward Howells
- Rev Dr Ann Jeffers
- Dr Brendan Killeen
- Dr Michael Kirwan SJ
- Dr Michael Lang Cong. Orat.
- Mr David Lonsdale
- Dr Agneta Mauléon Sutton
- Dr Jonathan Norton
- Mr Anthony O’Mahony
- Dr Gillian Paterson
- Dr Martin Poulsom SDB
- Prof Richard Price
- Dr Dominic Robinson SJ
- Dr Sean Ryan
- Dr Gemma Simmonds CJ