Dr Shaun Henson

Research Interests: 

Science and religion; philosophical theology; Christian doctrine; Christian spirituality; philosophy of religion, Anglicanism and Catholicism. 

Personal website:


Selected Recent Publications: 


Henson, Shaun C. and Michael J. Lakey, eds., Academic Vocation in the Church and Academy Today: ‘And With All Of Your Mind’ (Routledge: New York and London, 2016)
Henson, Shaun C. God and Natural Order: Physics, Philosophy, and Theology. Routledge Studies in Religion Series (Routledge: New York and London, 2014)
Book Chapters, Essays, Articles

Henson, Shaun C., ‘What Makes a Quantum Physics Belief Believable? Everettian Quantum Mechanics Among Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast,’ Zygon 58.1 (for ‘Quantum Theology Beyond Copenhagen’ with M. Harris, E. Crull, R.J. Russell, E. Qureshi-Hurst, E. Simmons), March 2023

Henson, Shaun C. with Stefan Dascalu, Patrik G. Flammer, Mahan Ghafari, Roger Nascimento, and Michael B. Bonsall. ‘Engaging religious institutions and faith-based communities in public health initiatives: A case study of the Romanian Orthodox Church during the COVID-19 pandemic,’ in Frontiers in Public Health, December 2021


Henson, Shaun C. ‘Throwing Dice? Thoughts of God in a Quantum World’, in Abraham’s Dice: Chance and Providence in the Monotheistic Traditions, ed. Karl Giberson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016)
Henson, Shaun C. ‘Is Someone Killing the Great Academic Priests of the Western World?’, in Shaun C. Henson and Michael J. Lakey, eds., Academic Vocation in the Church and Academy Today: ‘And With All Of Your Mind’ (Routledge: New York and London, 2016), 9-30

Henson, Shaun C., Review of Christ and the Cosmos: A Reformulation of Trinitarian Doctrine, by Keith Ward (for Theology 119.6 Nov/Dec 2016)
Henson, Shaun C., Review of The Universe as Communion: Towards a Neo-Patristic Synthesis of Theology and Science, by Alexei Nesteruk (Continuum/T&T Clark, January 2012)  for The Christian Scholars’ Review, 42.2 (2013).