Alister McGrath

Alister McGrath is an Irish theologian, priest, intellectual historian and Christian apologist. He is currently Professor of Theology, Ministry, and Education at Kings College London and Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion and Culture. He previously was principal of Wycliffe Hall and professor of historical theology at Oxford University. McGrath has studied at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and has written several works on--among others--Reformation history and theology. His areas of expertise include systematic theology, science and religion, and spirituality and apologetics. For a review of one of his recent books, The Reenchantment of Nature: The Denial of Religion and the Ecological Crisis (Doubleday, 2002), see Robert Royal's "Seeing Things," published in the October 2, 2002, issue of Crisis magazine. Royal was a guest on Volume 7 of the Journal.


Volume 56

Guests on Volume 56: Miroslav Volf, on Practicing Theology: Beliefs and Practices in Christian Life; J. Judd Owen, on liberal democracy and the taming of religion; David Jacobson, on citizenship and belonging to a place; Belden Lane, on Landscapes of the Sacred: Geography and Narrative in American Spirituality; Alister McGrath, on the doctrine of Creation and the tasks of culture; Don W. King, on the poetry of C. S. Lewis; Edward Norman, on the logic of secularization; and Peter Augustine Lawler, on the proper meaning of postmodernism and “Bobos” and the end of history.