Dr Zahl is an historical and constructive theologian whose work spans the period from 1500 to the present. His current research is on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, with a particular focus on religious experience and the role of emotion and embodiment in theological knowledge-production. He also works on the theology of the Reformation era, especially Martin Luther. Further interests include soteriology, nineteenth century theology, and the contributions to theology of affect theory and cognitive science.
September 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 1 min
My guest is Simeon Zahl. He is University Lecturer in Christian Theology at the University of Cambridge. He recently wrote a piece in the Scottish Journal of Theology on the "use" of tradition in theology and what it reveals about the subjective life of the theologian.