Professor Alister McGrath

Research Interests:

Science and religion; natural theology as a legitimate field of theological reflection, and as a framework for furthering the dialogue between science, religion, and literature; critical realism in science and theology; the theological utility of scientific philosophies of explanation; theological models of engagement with the natural sciences, especially those of T. F. Torrance and Emil Brunner; the application of biological models of evolution to cultural contexts, especially the development of Christian doctrine; the “New Atheism”; “two cultures” issues, especially defending the value of humanities in a scientific culture.

Select Publications

  • Christology and Soteriology. A Response to Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Critique of the Soteriological Approach to Christology

    Mcgrath, AE
  • Der articulus iustificationis als axiomatischer Grundsatz des christlichen Glaubens

    Mcgrath, AE
  • Divine Justice and Divine Equity in the Controversy between Augustine and Julian of Eclanum

    Mcgrath, AE
  • Dogma und Gemeinde: Zur soziologische Funktion des christlichen Dogmas

    Mcgrath, AE
  • Forerunners of the Reformation? A Critical Examination of the Evidence for Precursors of the Reformation Doctrines of Justification

    Mcgrath, AE
  • Geschichte, Überlieferung und Erzählung: Überlegungen zur Identität und Aufgabe christlicher Theologie

    Mcgrath, AE
  • Hesitations About Special Divine Action: Reflections on Some Scientific, Cultural and Theological Concerns

    McGrath, AE
  • Homo assumptus? A Study in the Christology of the Via Moderna, with Particular Reference to William of Ockham

    Mcgrath, AE
  • Homo iustificandus fide. Rechtfertigung, Verkündigung und Anthropologie

    Mcgrath, AE
  • John Calvin and Late Medieval Thought

    Mcgrath, AE
  • More
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