George Pattison

George Pattison is Professor of Theology and Modern European Thought at the University of Glasgow. Prior to coming to Glasgow in 2013 he held posts in Cambridge, Aarhus (Denmark), and Oxford universities and is also a visiting professor at the Faculty of Theology in the University of Copenhagen. He has published extensively in the philosophy of religion, with particular interests in the history of ideas from Hegel to the present and in the relationship between theology and the visual arts. He also has a strong interest in Russian religious thought.  His books include Art, Modernity and Faith (1991), Crucifixions and Resurrections of the Image (2009) and, most recently, A Rhetorics of the Word (2019)—the second part of a trilogy entitled A Philosophy of Christian Life. With Randall Poole and Caryl Emerson he is co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of Russian Religious Thought (2020).