Daphne Hampson’s Homepage

  1. Professor Emerita of Divinity

  2. The University of St Andrews

  1. Associate, The Department of Theology & Religion

  2. Oxford University

  1. Life Member, Clare Hall

  2. Cambridge University

  1. New book

  2.          Kierkegaard: Exposition & Critique (Oxford University Press, April 2013).   K Synopsis. OUP website.


Blog: http://blog.oup.com/2013/04/kierkegaards-bicentenary/


Speaking engagements:

    -  St Olaf’s College, Northfield, MN:   Seventh International Kierkegaard Conference, 23-27 June, 2013.

  -  University of Western Sydney, Bankstown: ‘Meet the Author’ together with John Lippitt, Kierkegaard celebration & seminar, 14 August, 2013.

    - Australian Catholic University, Melbourne: ‘Kierkegaard in the World’ conference, 16-18 August, 2013.


Selected Recent and Forthcoming Articles

‘The Sacred, The Feminine and French Feminist Theory’, in eds. G. Pollock and V. Turvey Sauron, The Sacred and the Feminine: Imagination and Difference (London and New York, I. B. Tauris, 2007).

‘Enlightenment 2008’, Caesar: A Journal of Religion and Human Values, vol. 2, no. 2 (Fall 2008).

‘That Which Is God’, in eds. G. Howie and J. Jobling, Women and the Divine: Touching Transcendence (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

‘Searching for God?’ in eds. M. McGhee and J. Cornwell, Philosophers and God: At the Frontiers of Faith and Reason (London and New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2009).

‘Kant and the Present’, in ed. P. S. Anderson, New Topics in Feminist Philosophy of Religion: Resistance and Spiritual Practices, The Feminist Philosophy Collection (New York: Springer, 2010).

  1.     ‘Post-Christian Thought’, in ed. D. Patte, The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

  2.     ‘Freedom and Human Emancipation’, in eds N. Adams, G. Pattison & G. Ward, Oxford Handbook of Theology and Modern European Thought (Oxford University Press, March 2013).

  3.     ‘The Question of God: Ethical and Epistemological Criteria’ in eds. N. Buxton & R. Noake, Religion, Society and God: The Role of Faith in Contemporary Britain (SCM Press, 2013).




Email: daphne.hampson@theology.ox.ac.uk

Tel. +44 (0)1865.375787

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  1. Degrees

B.A. First Class (1966) (The University of Keele). Joint honours degree in History and Political Institutions.

•D.Phil. (1974) (Oxford University: Faculty of Modern History), thesis on 'The British Response to the German Church Struggle, 1933-39'.

•Th.M. (1976) (Harvard University: Department of Theology, Harvard Divinity School).

•Th.D. (1983) (Harvard University: Department of Theology, Harvard Divinity School), thesis on 'The Self's Relation to God: A Study in Faith and Love'. 

•M.A. in Continental Philosophy with distinction (1994) (The University of Warwick: Department of Philosophy).



•        Theology and Feminism (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990) in series ‘Signposts in Theology’.

  1.        After Christianity (London: SCM Press, 1996 and Philadelphia, PA: Trinity Press International, 1997). Second edition, London: SCM Press, 2002. AC Synopsis - 2nd edn.

  2. (Ed.) Swallowing a Fishbone? Feminist Theologians Debate Christianity (London: SPCK, 1996).

  3.         Christian Contradictions: The Structures of Lutheran and Catholic Thought (Cambridge University  Press, 2001, paperback 2004, e-book 2004). CC Synopsis. CUP website.