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TANSA 2015

TANSA is having a hiatus. Nicola is no longer employed at Laidlaw College subsequent to last year’s massive restructure.

Many thanks to everyone for your support over the last 7 years or so.

Some TANSA sessions may resume later in the year from Vaughan Park.

In the meantime mark your calendars for a Conference on Ecology and Hope, Jan 8th, 2016. Celia Deane-Drummond will be the keynote speaker. More information shortly.

Anyone wishing to contact Nicola can do so at hoggard.n (at) gmail.com


Celia E. Deane-Drummond

Professor Celia Deane-Drummond is currently full Professor in Theology at the University of Notre Dame, IN, USA. She took up this position in August 2011 and her unique appointment is concurrent between the Department of Theology in the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Science. She holds two doctorates, one in plant physiology and one in systematic theology.

Her research interests are in the engagement of theology and natural science, including specifically ecology, evolution, animal behavior and anthropology. Her research has consistently sought to explore theological and ethical aspects of the biosciences. She was editor of the journal Ecotheology for six years and is now joint editor of a new journal launched in 2014 with Mohr Siebeck (Germany) entitled Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences. She has served as Chair of the European Forum for the Study of Religion and Environment from 2011.

A selection of her books includes Wonder and Wisdom: Conversations in Science, Spirituality and Theology (DLT, 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), Re-Imaging the Divine Image: Humans and Other Animals Goshen Lectures (Pandora Press, 2014).


Our latest books:

Taking Rational Trouble Over the Mysteries: Reactions to Atheism
Edited by Nicola Hoggard Creegan and Andrew Shepherd
(Pickwick Publications, 2013)

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Animal Suffering and the Problem of Evil
Nicola Hoggard Creegan
(Oxford University Press, 2013)

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