Publications and Other Outputs

Our centre is extremely proud of the work of our members. On the following page you will find details of some of the most recent publications by researchers in the DSRC.

Tina Beattie

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Theology after Postmodernity: Divining the Void - A Lacanian Reading of Thomas Aquinas (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013, forthcoming).


Religion in the Writings of the New Atheists in Richard King (ed.) Theory, Religion, Critique: Classical and Contemporary Approaches (Columbia University Press, 2014, forthcoming).


The Vanishing Absolute and the Deconsecrated God – a theological reflection on revelation, law, and human dignity in Christopher McCrudden (ed.) Understanding Human Dignity (London and Oxford: British Academy and Oxford University Press, 2013, forthcoming).


Nothing Really Matters: Rhapsody for a Dead Queen in Clayton Crockett, Creston Davis and Marcus Pound (eds) Theology After Lacan (Wipf and Stock, 2013, forthcoming).


The Touch that Goes Beyond Touching: a reflection on the touching of Mary of Magdala in Theology and Art in Reimund Bieringer, Barbara Baert and Karlin Demasure (eds) Noli me tangere: New interdisciplinary perspectives, Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium (Leuven, Paris, Dudly MA: Peeters, forthcoming).

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From Ethics to Eschatology: the Continuing Validity of the New Eve for Christian Doctrine and Discipleship in Rob McSwain and Taylor Worley (eds) Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012): pp. 64-78.

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Entries on the Virgin Mary, the Immaculate Conception, the Assumption, Human Rights, Abortion in David Fergusson, Karen Kilby, Ian McFarland and Iain Torrance (eds) The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011).

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The End of Woman: Gender, God and Rights Beyond Modernity in Patrick Claffey and Joseph Egan (eds) Movement or Moment?: Assessing Liberation Theology Forty Years After Medellin (Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Franfurt am Main, News York, Wien: Peter Lang, 2009).

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From Rosaries to Rights - Towards an Integrated Catholicism in Bernard Hoose,Julie Clague and Gerard Mannion (eds) Moral Theology for the Twenty-First Century: Essays in Celebration of Kevin Kelly (London and New York: Continuum,2008).

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Vision and Vulnerabilty: the significance of sacramentality and the woman priest for feminist theology in Natalie Watson and Stephen Burns (eds) Exchanges of Grace: Essays in Honour of Ann Loades (London:SPCK, 2008).

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Fragments: Reflections in a Shattered Screen, Political Theology, Vol. 12, No. 5, 2011: pp. 672-77.

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Catholicism, Choice and Consciousness: A Feminist Theological Perspective on Abortion, International Journal of Public Theology, Vol. 4, No. 1 (2010): pp. 51-75.

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Earth, Wind and Fire: Fenwick Lawson's Art, Art & Christianity, No. 57, Spring 2009.

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Justice Enacted Not These Human Laws (Antigone): Religion, Natural Law and Women's Rights, Religion and Human Rights, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2008: pp. 249- 67.


Sacramentality, Incarnation and Gender: a proposal for an integrated theology as a criticism of Hans Urs von Balthasar, ET - Journal of the European Society for Catholic Theology, Vol. 19, No. 1 (2008): pp. 128-35.

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Humanae Vitae: nature, sex and reason in conflic', The Pastoral Review, July 2008.

Simonetta Calderini

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Female seclusion and the veil: two issues in political and social discourse. The reforms of Sultan Muhammad Shah (b.1877-d. 1957), 48th imam of the Nizari Ismaili, in Theodore Gabriel and Rabiha Hannan (eds) Islam and the Veil: Theoretical and Regional Contexts London: Continuum, 2011 pp.48-62.

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Classical sources on the permissibility of female imams: an analysis of some hadiths about Umm Waraqa, in Verena Klemm et alia (eds), Sources and Approaches across Disciplines in Near Eastern Studies Leuven: Peeters, 2011.

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Contextualizing Arguments about Female Ritual Leadership (Women Imāms) in Classical Islamic Sources in special issue on Fiqh and Gender of Comparative Islamic Studies, (edited by Marcia Hermansen), 2010.

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Women and Trade During the Fatimids in Pellitteri, A and I. Magdud (eds) I Fatimidi e il Mediterraneo, AlifBa, 22, 2008, Palermo/Tripoli, 2009 pp. 71-80.

Mike Castelli

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Journal Article: Citizenship and human rights in Islamic education International Journal of Children's Spirituality. Volume 13, issue 1 2008.

John Eade

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Religion, home-making and migration across a globalising city: Responding to mobility in London Culture and Religion, 13 (4) (2012): 469-83.

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The return of the local? Anglicization, transnationalism and religion in the global city in S. Krätke et al. (eds), Transnationalism and Urbanism New York, Abingdon: Routledge, 2012.

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Home and away in an increasingly multicultural Britain: Pilgrimage, parish and Polish migration, with J. Krotofil in W. Jansen and C. Notermans (eds), Gender, Nation and Religion in European Pilgrimage Farnham: Ashgate, 2012.

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The expanding field of Pilgrimage Studies: Beyond binaries, Tourism Vol 59:3 (2011).

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Sacralising Space in a Western, Secular City, Journal of Town and City Management , 2 (1) (2011).

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From race to religion: multiculturalism and contested urban space, J. Beaumont and C. Butler (eds), Postsecular Cities: Space, Theory and Practice. London, New York: Continuum, 2011.

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Excluding and Including the 'Other' in the Global City: Religious Mission Among Muslim and Catholic Migrants in London in N. Al Sayyad and M. Massoumi (eds), The Fundamentalist City?: Religiosity and the Remaking of Urban Space Abingdon, New York: Routledge, 2010.

Thomas Lynch

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Confessions of the Self: Foucault and Augustine. Telos 146: 124-139. 2009.

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Rephrasing the Question: A Response to Smith Sociology of Religion 69(4): 459-466. 2008.

Annabelle Mooney

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The Language , Society and Power Reader Aldershot: Routledge, 2011. 

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Has God Gone Global? in The Handbook of Language and Globalization, Coupland, N (ed.), Oxford: Blackwell, 2010.

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The Rhetoric of Religious Cults: Terms of Use and Abuse Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Andrew Rogers


Congregational Hermeneutics: How do we read? Aldershot: Ashgate, forthcoming.

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Congregational Hermeneutics: Towards Virtuous Apprenticeship, in J. Astley & L. Francis (eds.), Exploring Ordinary Theology: Everyday Christian Believing and the Church, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2013.

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Walking down the Old Kent Road: A Story of New Black Majority Churches in a London Borough, in Gwabenah Asamoah-Gyadu, et al. (eds.), Babel is Everywhere! Migrant Readings from Africa, Europe and AsiaFrankfurt: Peter Lang, forthcoming 2013.

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'Being Built Together' Final Report, University of Roehampton, June 2013.

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Congregational Hermeneutics: A Tale of Two Churches, Journal of Contemporary Religion forthcoming 2013.

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H+ Making Good Sense of the Bible, The Reader, Autumn 2011, p.21-22.