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Professor Sarah Coakley
Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity, and Fellow of Murray Edwards College
Murray Edwards College
Telephone: 01223 763002
Dr. Sarah Coakley is Norris-Hulse Professor in Divinity at the University of Cambridge, a post she took up in 2007. She received her BA, MA and later her Ph.D in Theology at New Hall/ Murray Edwards College, and her Th.M from Harvard, where she was a Harkness Fellow, 1973-1975. She was a Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at Lancaster University, Tutorial Fellow in Theology at Oriel College, Oxford, and, most recently, Mallinckrodt Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School. Her recent publications include “Pain and Its Transformations” (Harvard UP, 2007) and “Rethinking Dionysius the Areopagite” (Wiley/Blackwell 2008). The first volume of her systematic theology is forthcoming with Cambridge UP as “God, Sexuality and the Self: An Essay ‘On the Trinity’”. She will give the Gifford Lectures at Aberdeen University in 2012 on the evolutionary phenomenon of cooperation and its relation to theology.