Research projects

Fiona EllisThe Quest for God: Towards a Theology of Desire is funded by the Templeton Religion Trust and explores the role of desire in the human quest for God.

Clare WatkinsTheological Action Research provides training for and interaction between international researchers, who are developing practice-engaged theology in theological action research. Theological Action Research projects carried out Clare Watkins include Catholic Marriage Care Ltd. (Plater Trust); Faith Learning and Discipleship in British Methodism (Susannah Wesley Foundation); and Catholics and Methodists in Social Action (Southlands Methodist Trust). Clare Watkins also runs the UK Network for Catholic Practice-Engaged Theology. This newly established network draws together a diverse range of Catholic scholars working at the interface of theology & ethics, and practice.