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Dr Deborah Casewell

Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies
0151 291 3588
Arts and Humanities

Deborah Casewell completed her doctoral studies in Systematic Theology at the University of Edinburgh, writing on the theological and philosophical background and consequences of Eberhard Jüngel's theology of the cross. She has studied at Edinburgh, Oxford, Tübingen, and the Institut Catholique, Paris, working in the areas of philosophy of religion and theology. She has taught in theology and philosophy of religion at the University of Edinburgh and prior to coming to Liverpool Hope University was Teaching Fellow in Systematic and Philosophical Theology at King's College, London. 

In 2018 she was the recipient of a grant from the Yale Center for Faith and Culture to work on the theology of joy in Simone Weil, and was selected as an Emerging Scholar in Public Theology at the University of Virginia. She is currently writing on the philosophy and theology of existence from Luther to Tillich, on an ethical account of ascetic action with reference to the life and work of Simone Weil, and on the role of nothingness and evil in modern philosophy and theology.