The journal Political Theology is very pleased to announce new members of its editorial team who will further the journal’s geographical diversity and will strengthen the journal’s interdisciplinarity. New editorial team members include Ruth Marshall, a scholar with joint appointments in political science and religion at the University of Toronto; Elizabeth Phillips, a theologian at Cambridge University; and Timothy Stanley, a philosopher of religion at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Brad Littlejohn, the managing editor of the journal’s blog, will continue in that capacity and will now be recognized as Associate Editor for the Blog. With this new editorial team members, we are excited to see the journal reach new audiences interested in the burgeoning field of political theology.
Political Theology is extremely grateful for the service of outgoing book review editor Tobias Winright. He has dedicated years of his professional life and countless hours to supporting the growth and strength of the journal. We look forward to maintaining a strong working relationship with him as he advances the journal in new ways. Thanks, Tobias!
Dr Phillips is Tutor in Theology and Ethics at Westcott House and Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, where she teaches ethics and political theology. She is the author of Political Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed (T&T Clark, 2012) and is co-editor with Craig Hovey of the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to Political Theology (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Her other publications include journal articles and book chapters on teaching political theology, eschatology and politics, social justice and virtue ethics, theological ethnography, and Christian Zionism. For more see: http://www.westcott.cam.ac.uk/beth-phillips/
Brad Littlejohn received his Ph.D in Theology and Ethics from the University of Edinburgh in 2013. He currently serves as Director of the Davenant Trust for Protestant Resourcement and as Adjunct Prof. of Philosophy at Moody Bible Institute-Spokane, and as Managing Editor of Political Theology’s blog, Political Theology Today. His research interests focus on the history of Christian political theology, especially in the Reformation and early modern period, on the theology of law and sovereignty, and on issues in contemporary economic ethics, particularly inequality. He has two books on the thought of Richard Hooker forthcoming this year and next. See more at www.bradlittlejohn.com
Ruth Marshall received her DPhil in Politics from Oxford University, and joined both the Department for the Study of Religion and Political Science in 2008, after having spent 8 years living and researching in West Africa. She is the author of Political Spiritualities: The Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria (U. Chicago Press, 2009) and numerous scholarly articles on the study of the political implications of Pentecostalism and postcolonial politics in West Africa. Her research and teaching are interdisciplinary, drawing on critical theory, political science, political philosophy, study of religion, anthropology, African and postcolonial studies. In 2013-14 she was a Faculty Fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute. For more see: projects.chass.utoronto.ca/ruthmarshall.
Timothy Stanley is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Newcastle, Australia, where he teaches and researches topics in philosophy of religion. He has written about religion in the public sphere, the religious nature of technology, and the question of metaphysics and theology. Further details can be found at www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/timothy-stanley.