Search - List of Books by Sarah Coakley
Sarah Coakley (1951- ) is an Anglican systematic theologian. Her training was at New Hall, Cambridge and Harvard Divinity School; her Ph.D. is from the University of Cambridge. She has taught in the United Kingdom at Lancaster University and the University of Oxford. Since 1993, she has taught at Harvard Divinity School, serving as the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Professor of Divinity since 1995. In the autumn of 2006, she was elected Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. A systematic theologian and continental philosopher of religion, she has wide interdisciplinary interests, as reflected in her research and teaching.
Total Books: 15
Her teaching and research interests cover a wide range, including feminist theory, patristics, philosophy, and the intersections of law and medicine with religion, as well as traditional systematic theology. She is presently at work on a four-volume systematic theology.
From 2005 to 2008 she co-directed with Martin Nowak the Evolution and Theology of Cooperation project at Harvard University, sponsored by the Templeton Foundation. She co-chaired (in 2004) a Templeton Foundation symposium on spiritual healing, from which an edited volume is being produced; and she is a recent recipient of a Templeton award for her course "Medicine and Religion" (co-taught with Arthur Kleinman at Harvard Medical School).
Professor Coakley will deliver the Gifford Lectures in Aberdeen, Scotland, for 2011-2012.
She is an ordained priest of the Church of England, and assists in parishes in Waban, Massachusetts, and in Littlemore, Oxford, England. She is married to Dr. J.F. Coakley, a Syriac scholar, and they have two daughters.