Marika Rose is Senior Lecturer in Philosophical Theology at the University of Winchester. She works at the intersection of continental philosophy and theology; her current project focuses on angels and cyborgs. Her first book, A Theology of Failure: ŽižekAgainst Christian Innocence was published by Fordham University Press in 2019. Her work has appeared in Theology & Sexuality, Sophia, Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and New Blackfriars.
To become part of an institution as a member of a group which has historically been excluded from the university or from the discipline of theology is to be extremely conscious of the fragility of our survival within that institution, to feel the necessity of struggling against the forces of reproduction which conspire towards our ongoing exclusion.