Professor Philip Sheldrake awarded Doctor of Divinity on 11th July

Philip Sheldrake, who studied as a Jesuit at Campion Hall (Modern History (1969-72, MA 1976) was recently awarded the degree of Doctor of Divinity (DD) by the University. He had previously been awarded the Oxford degree of BD (1995). He also studied pastoral theology and Reformation Church History (MTh "with distinction") at Heythrop College London. Currently Philip is Senior Research Fellow Cambridge Theological Federation, Professorial Fellow St Chad’s College Durham University, and Professor at the Oblate School of Theology Texas. Philip previously taught at Heythrop College, Cambridge & Sarum College, was an Honorary Professor of the University of Wales (1998-2013) and was Leech Professor at Durham University (2003-08). While a Jesuit, Philip also co-edited the spirituality journal The Way for ten years. He is the author or editor of fifteen books, most recently The Spiritual City: Theology, Spirituality & the Urban (Wiley-Blackwell 2014). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the Royal Historical Society and is Past President of the international Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality.