Annual Costan Lecture Series in Early Christianity
6thAnnual Costan Lecture in Early Christianity
University of Cambridge and Australia Catholic University
“Sensing God? Retrieving Patristic Theories of ‘Spiritual Sensation’ for Contemporary Theology and Ethics”
Sarah Coakley is Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity emerita, University of Cambridge, Research Professor at Australian Catholic University (Melbourne and Rome), and Honorary Fellow, Oriel College, Oxford. Earlier in her career she has taught at the Universities of Lancaster, Oxford, Princeton and Harvard (where she was Mallinckrodt Professor of Divinity, 1995-2007). She was elected a Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts in 2012, the same year in which she delivered Gifford Lectures at Aberdeen University. She is currently writing a four-volume systematic theology, the first volume of which was published as God, Sexuality and the Self: An Essay 'On the Trinity' (2013). Her Gifford Lectures are forthcoming as Sacrifice Regained: Evolution, Cooperation and God.
Reception to Follow
Event Accessibility: Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by Dec. 3rd, 2019 to Ms. Nelise Jeffrey, Theology Department, 202-687-5846, firstname.lastname@example.org. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests made after that time.
Thursday, December 5 at 5:00pm
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium
37th and O St., N.W., Washington