Dr. Gary Slater, PhD

Institute of Christian Social Science
Dr. Gary Slater, PhD

Robert-Koch-Str. 29
48149 Münster
garyslater@uni-muenster.de

 
  • Research Areas

    • Ethics of Migration- Human impact on the earth’s natural environment.
    • The history of religions
    • The philosophical theology
    • The interfaith dialogue
    • Graphic representations of religious practices
  • CV

    Education

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    Doctoral studies at the University of Oxford (GB). Dissertation (DPhil) with the title: "Trajectories of Peircean Philosophical Theology: Scriptural Reasoning, Axiology of Thinking, and Nested Continua".
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    Master of Theology and History at the University of Edinburgh (GB). Dissertation (MTh) with the title: "Women’s Ordination in the Church of England: An Abductive Approach".
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    Bachelor of Arts in History and Religious Studies at the University of Virginia (USA).

    Positions

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    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Christliche Sozialwissenschaften
    since
    Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Christian Social Sciences at University of Münster (DE).
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    Visiting Assistant Professor at the St. Edward’s University (USA).
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    Adjunct Professor at the St. Edward’s University (USA).
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    Adjunct Professor at the Huston-Tillotson University (USA).
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    Academic Consultant for Mouseion Professors Ltd.
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    Academic Consultant for the PhD Consultancy.
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    Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas (USA).
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    Teaching Assistant at the University of Edinburgh (GB).
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    Research Assistant at the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at Oxford University (GB).

    External functions

    since
    Member – Society of Christian Ethics
    since
    Mitglieder – European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment
    since
    Mitglieder – Exzellenzcluster „Religion und Politik"
    since
    Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought
    since
    American Academy of Religion
  • Publications

    Books (Monographs)

    • Slater Gary, Vrahimis Andreas. . An Analysis of Baruch Spinoza’s Ethics.
    • Slater G. . C.S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Articles

    Research articles (journals)
    • Slater G. . ‘From Strangers To Neighbors: Toward an Ethics of Sanctuary Cities.’ Journal of Moral Theology 7.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Review ofBlack Lives and SacredHumanity.’ AmericanJournal of Theology and Philosophy 38, No. 1: 96-99.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Scriptural Reasoning and the Ethics of Public Discourse.’ merican Journal of Theology and Philosophy 38, No. 2.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘The Implicit as a Resource for Engaging Normativity in Religious Studies.’ Religions 8, No. 11.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Review ofPerspectives on Pragmatism, by Robert Brandom.AmericanJournal of Theology and Philosophy 36, No. 1: 100-103.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘A Peircean Response to the Evolutionary Debunking of Morality.’ Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 49, No. 3: 593-611.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Review of American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us, by Robert D. Putnam and David E. Campbell.Expository Times 124, No. 4: 197-198.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Review of God and the World of Signs, by Andrew Robinson.AmericanJournal of Theology and Philosophy 34, No. 1: 86-89.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Review ofThe Trinity and an Entangled World: Relationality in Physical Science and Theology, by John Polkinghorne.Expository Times 124, No. 5: 256-257.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Review ofLevinas and James: Toward a Pragmatic Phenomenology, by Megan Craig.AmericanJournal of Theology and Philosophy 34, No. 3: 266-269.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Review of Science and Religion: A New Introduction, by Alister E. McGrath.Reviews in Science and Religion 59: 35-40.
    • Slater Gary. . ‘Review of Kierkegaard’s Critique of Christian Nationalism, by Stephen Backhouse.Expository Times, 124: 134-135.
    Research articles (Book Contributions)
    • Slater Gary. . ‘The Moral Framework of A Pluralistic Universe.’ In The Cries of the Wounded: William James, Moral Philosophy, and the Ethical Life, edited by Goodson Jacob L., 347-362. Lanham/Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.