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Biography

Dr. Stanley teaches courses on world religions, secularisation as well as Christian and Jewish thought. Examples of his research can be found in peer reviewed journals such as Modern Theology (Wiley), Political Theology (Maney), Church and State (Oxford),  Heythrop Journal (Wiley) and the book Protestant Metaphysics after Karl Barth and Martin Heidegger (SCM Press). Further details on his work can be found at http://www.timothywstanley.com   

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Manchester - England, 13/05/2008
  • Master of Arts, University of Manchester - England, 26/11/2004

Research

Research keywords

  • Philosophy and Religious Thought
  • Political Theory

Research expertise

Dr. Stanley's research addresses the way religious thought impacts and arises from questions concerning ontology, technology, aesthetics and political theory. He is particularly interested in the work of Martin Heidegger and Karl Barth, challenging both an oversimplified conflation of their thought and developing new directions beyond them.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
220400Religion And Religious Traditions100

Memberships

Learned Academy.

  • Member (American Academy of Religion)
  • Member (Society of Biblical Literature)

Collaboration

Religion and Radicalism Research Network Co-Leader: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/research-and-innovation/centre/education-arts/religion-and-radicalism/research

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Christian Thought
  • Jewish Thought
  • Religious Ethics
  • Secularisation
  • Theory in the Study of Religion
  • World Religions

Teaching expertise

Dr. Stanley's courses cover topics in religious thought as understood in a secular research university context. They aim to foster habits such as curiosity, open-mindedness, generosity and cognitive empathy, which are vital for life in our increasingly multi-religious societies. These courses are available for students to take face to face in class, completely online or, as is usual, a mix of both.

Sem 1, 2015

RELT1020 World Religions (On-campus/Online): http://www.newcastle.edu.au/course/RELT1020.html

RELT3020 Jewish Thought after the Holocaust (On-campus/Online): http://www.newcastle.edu.au/course/RELT3020.html

RELT4010 Religion & Theology Honours: Research Methods (On-campus): http://www.newcastle.edu.au/course/RELT4010.html

Sem 2, 2015

RELT1021 Religion in Film (On-campus/Online): http://www.newcastle.edu.au/course/RELT1021.html

RELT2020 Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity and Islam (On-campus/Online): http://www.newcastle.edu.au/course/RELT2020.html

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Publications

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Book (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Stanley T, Protestant Metaphysics after Karl Barth and Martin Heidegger, SCM Press, London, United Kingdom, 288 (2010) [A1]

Journal article (12 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Stanley TW, 'The Early Christian Codex: Recovering its Cosmopolitan Consequences', Biblical Interpretation: A Journal of Contemporary Approaches, (2015)
2014Stanley TW, 'Faithful Codex: A Theological Account of Early Christian Books', Heythrop Journal: A Quarterly Review of Philosophy and Theology, (2014)
2013Stanley TW, 'A Serious Man', The Bible and Critical Theory, 9 27-37 (2013) [C1]
2012Stanley TW, 'Barth after Kant?', Modern Theology, 28 423-445 (2012) [C1]
2009Stanley T, 'Before Analogy: Recovering Barth's Ontological Development', New Blackfriars, 90 577-601 (2009) [C1]
2008Stanley T, 'Karl Barth and Jürgen Habermas: Transcendental Aporias of Global Civil Society', Political Theology, 9 477-502 (2008) [C1]
2008Stanley T, 'Returning Barth to Anselm', Modern Theology, 24 413-437 (2008) [C1]
2007Stanley T, 'Heidegger on Luther on Paul', Dialog: a journal of theology, 46 41-45 (2007) [C1]
2006Stanley T, 'From Habermas to Barth and Back Again', Journal of Church and State, 48 101-126 (2006) [C1]
2006Stanley T, 'Urban Surveillance: The Hidden Costs of Disneyland', International Journal of the Humanities, 3 117-124 (2006) [C1]
2006Stanley T, 'Punch-Drunk Masculinity', Journal of Men s Studies: a scholarly journal about men and masculinities, 14 235-242 (2006) [C1]
2005Stanley T, 'Redeeming the Icons', The Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory, 6 39-62 (2005) [C1]
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Review (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Stanley TW, 'Review of 'Desire, Gift and Recognition: Christology and Postmodern Philosophy'', Ars Disputandi: the online journal for philosophy of religion (2010) [C3]

Conference (8 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Stanley TW, 'Suspending the Political: Scholem, Barth and Qutb', The American Academy of Religion Annual Conference, Baltimore (2013) [E3]
2010Stanley TW, 'Canon after Codex', American Academy of Religion Annual Conference, Atlanta (2010) [E1]
2006Stanley TW, 'The Post-Ontological Paul?', Society of Biblical Literature Annual Conference, Washington DC (2006) [E1]
2006Stanley TW, 'Karl Barth and Jürgen Habermas: Christianity in Civil Society', American Academy of Religion Annual Conference, Washington DC (2006) [E1]
2006Stanley TW, 'Barth's Prolegomena to Any Future Protestant Metaphysics which Can Possibly Pretend to Be a Science', Belief and Metaphysics Conference, The Centre of Philosophy and Theology in partnership with the Instituto de Filosofia Edith Stein de Granada, Granada, Spain (2006) [E1]
2006Stanley TW, 'Heidegger's Hidden Theology', 16th Conference of the European Society for Philosophy of Religion, Tübingen, Germany (2006) [E1]
2005Stanley TW, 'Urban Surveillance: From Concentration Camps to Disneyland', Third International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (2005) [E1]
2005Stanley TW, 'Cyber-Space of Possibles', The Cyberspace 2005 Conference , Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (2005) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants4
Total funding$121,500

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2014 (1 grants)

Religion and Radicalism Research Network$15,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Timothy Stanley, Associate Professor Roland Boer, Professor Hilary Carey, Emeritus Professor Terry Lovat, Conjoint Professor Marion Maddox, Doctor Kathleen McPhillips, Doctor Christina Petterson
SchemeRole
Strategic Networks GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020142014
GNo:G1400933

2013 (1 grants)

The American Academy of Religion Annual Conference, USA 23-26 November 2013$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Timothy Stanley
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020132013
GNo:G1300771

2012 (1 grants)

Religion in Political Life Research Program$100,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

SchemeRole
Round 3 Research Program FundingChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$100,00020122013
GNo:184747734

2010 (1 grants)

Stanley - New Staff Grant 2010$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Timothy Stanley
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020102010
GNo:G1001043
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions2
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.6

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Theology)Co-SupervisorBonhoeffer's Eco-Theological Ethic and Anthropogenic Climate Change
20132017PhD (Religious Studies)Co-SupervisorReligion of Labour, Democracy, and Satan: The Socialist Gospel According to Anatoly Lunacharsky

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2012PhD (Music)Co-SupervisorAn Investigation of Contrasting Approaches to Worship within Australian Baptist Churches to Explore the Role of Apollonian and Dionysian Concepts of Art Play in Understanding the Differences. A Case Study Approach
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Dr Timothy Stanley

Work Phone(02) 4921 7927
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPhilosophy, Religion and Theology
Office
MC101A,
McMullin Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/timothy-stanley
Linkhttp://www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/timothy-stanley