Paul-Francois Tremlett

paul f tDr Paul-François Tremlett is a Lecturer in Religious Studies at The Open University, UK. He is currently conducting research on the Occupy movement as part of the ‘Re-Assembling Democracy: Ritual as Cultural Resource’ (REDO) project. He has conducted field work in London and Hong for the project and has recently published ‘Affective Dissent in the Heart of the Capitalist Utopia: Occupy Hong Kong and the Sacred’ in Sociology 2015, (online first, published July 3, 2015 at doi:10.1177/0038038515591943). His research interests include cities, secularisms and social and religious change.

Read more about Paul-Francois Tremlett’s individual REDO project HERE

Rev. Dr & Canon Trond Bakkevig

Christian Preaching when Faced with Extremist Action

trond bakkevigRev. Dr & Canon Trond Bakkevig is the Dean of Vestre Aker Deanery in the Diocese of Oslo. He holds a doctorate in theology from the University of Oslo, and is a parttime research fellow at the Peace Reasearch Institute in Oslo and at the Norwegian School of Theology. He is also the Convenor of the Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land. He was deeply involved in the follow-up of July 22, in the Cathedral in Oslo and with the Labour Party.

Marion Grau

Marion Grau

Marion Grau is the Director of the Egede Institute and Professor of Systematic Theology at the MF Norwegian School of Theology. She is also a scholar with the REDO project. A native of Germany, she studied theology at the University of Tübingen and earned a Ph.D. in Theological and Religious Studies from Drew University. From 2001 through 2015 she taught at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. She is the author of Rethinking Theological Hermeutics: Hermes, Trickster, Fool (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014), Rethinking Mission in the Postcolony: Soteriology Beyond Imperialism (T&T Clark/Continuum, 2011), Of Divine Economy: Refinancing Redemption (T&T Clark/Continuum, 2004) and edited the volume Interpreting the Postmodern: Responses to Radical Orthodoxy (T&T Clark/Continuum, 2006) with Rosemary Radford Ruether.

Read more about Marion Grau’s individual REDO project HERE