Dr Philip Kennedy


In Oxford, Philip Kennedy is a Member of the Faculty of Theology and Religion, a Senior Research Fellow of Mansfield College, and the Senior Tutor of Campion Hall.

Research Interests:

Current academic interests include modern and contemporary theologies, Christology, Historical Jesus Research, and liberation theology.

Publications & Research Outputs:

Philip Kennedy’s books include:

Deus Humanissimus: The Knowability of God in the Theology of Edward Schillebeeckx (Fribourg: University Press, 1993).

Edward Schillebeeckx: Die Gesichte von der Menschlichkeit Gottes(Mainz: Matthias-Grünewald-Verlag, 1994); A Modern Introduction to Theology: New Questions for Old Beliefs (London and New York, NY: I. B. Tauris, 2006).

Twentieth-Century Theologians: A New Introduction to Modern Christian Thought (London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2010).

Christianity: An Introduction (London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2011).

His most recent publication is, ‘Schillebeeckx on God’, in T&T Clark Handbook of Edward Schillebeeckx, eds. Stephen van Erp and Daniel Minch (London: T&T Clark, 2020), Ch. 14, pp. 223-236.