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Prof Celia E. Deane-DrummondProf Celia E. Deane-Drummond

Professor of Theology
University of Notre Dame

Biography

Professor Celia Deane-Drummond is currently full Professor in Theology at the University of Notre Dame, IN, USA. She is currently the Director of the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing at the University of Notre Dame, as well as Fellow of the John Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values; the Kroc Center for Peace Studies and the Eck Institute for Global Health. She holds an honors degree in natural science from Cambridge University, a doctorate in plant physiology, an honors degree in theology, and a second doctorate in systematic theology from Manchester University.  Her research interests are in the engagement of theology and natural science, including specifically ecology, evolution, genetics, animal behavior and anthropology. Her research has consistently sought to explore theological and ethical aspects of those relationships.

She was Professor in Theology and the Biosciences at the University of Chester from 2000-2011 and Director of the Center for Religion and the Biosciences at the University of Chester from 2002-2011. She has published widely including over thirty papers in internationally recognized scientific journals and over twenty books, either edited or as sole author.
She is joint editor of a new journal launched in 2014 with Mohr Siebeck (Germany) entitled Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences.

She was elected Chair of the European Forum for the Study of Religion and Environment in 2011 and her position will rotate in 2017.
Her most recent books include Wonder and Wisdom: Conversations in Science, Spirituality and Theology (DLT, 2006); Genetics and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, 2006); Future Perfect: God Medicine and Human Identity ed. with Peter Scott (London:Continuum, 2006); Ecotheology (DLT, 2008); Christ and Evolution (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2009); Creaturely Theology ed. with David Clough (London: SCM Press, 2009); Religion and Ecology in the Public Sphere, ed. with Heinrich Bedford-Strohm (London, Continuum, 2011); Animals as Religious Subjects, ed. with Rebecca Artinian Kaiser and David Clough (London: T & T Clark/Bloomsbury, 2013); The Wisdom of the Liminal: Human Nature, Evolution and Other Animals (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014); ReImaging the Divine Image: Humans and Other Animals (Pandora Press, 2014); Technofutures, Nature and the Sacred (Ashgate, 2015).

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Ecotheology

DLT 2008

Genetics and Christian Ethics,

Cambridge University Press 2006

Wonder and Wisdom: Conversations in Science, Spirituality and Theology,

DLT, 2006. Also published with Templeton Foundation Press (USA) and Novalis (Canada)

Future Perfect? God, Medicine and Human Identity (edited volume)

Continuum/T & T Clark International 2006
Co-authors: Eds: C. Deane-Drummond & Dr Peter Scott,

Teilhard de Chardin on People and Planet (edited volume)

Equinox 2006

The Ethics of Nature,

Blackwells 2004

ReOrdering Nature: Theology, Society and the New Genetics (edited volume)

Lancaster University 2003
Co-authors: Eds: C. Deane-Drummond & Bronislaw Szerszynski,

Brave New World? Theology, Ethics and the Human Genome (edited volume)

Continuum/T & T Clark International 2003

Biology and Theology Today: Exploring the Boundaries,

SCM Press 2001

God, Humanity and the Cosmos; A Textbook in Science and Religion,

T&T Clark 1999. Second edn 2005
Co-authors: C. Southgate, C. Deane-Drummond, P.D. Murray, M.R. Negus, L.Osborn, M. Poole, J. Stewart and F. Watts,

Genetic Engineering for a New Earth? Theology and Ethics of the New Biology,

Grove Ethical Series 2000

Creation Through Wisdom: Theology and the New Biology,

T&T Clark 2000

Theology and Biotechnology: Implications for a New Science,

Cassell, 1997. Also available in the U.S.A with Trinity Press International.

Ecology in Jürgen Moltmann's Theology,

Edwin Mellen Press 1997

A Handbook in Ecology and Theology,

SCM Press 1996

Christ and Evolution

Fortress Press 2009

Creaturely Theology

SCM Press 2009
Co-authors: ed. with David Clough

Religion and Ecology in the Public Sphere

Continuum 2011
Co-authors: ed. with Heinrich Bedford-Strohm

Animals as Religious Subjects

T & T Clark/Bloomsbury 2013
Co-authors: ed. with Rebecca Artinian Kaiser and David Clough

The Wisdom of the Liminal: Human Nature, Evolution and Other Animals

Eerdmans 2014

ReImaging the Divine Image: Humans and Other Animals

Pandora Press 2014

Technofutures, Nature and the Sacred

Ashgate 2015