Rowan Williams Bibliography : secondary materials

I. Books, Theses, and Monographs about Williams’s Work

Esra Akay Dag. ‘A Critical Approach to Theology of Religions: Engaging with Rowan Williams and Jerusha Lamptey.’ PhD diss. University of Bristol, 2015.

Bruce Riley Ashford. ‘Wittgenstein’s Impact on Anglo -American Theology: Representative Models of Response To Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Later Writings’. PhD diss. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003. [Employs Williams as a ‘minor case study’, 250–55.]

Stephen Bates. A Church At War: Anglicans and Homosexuality. London; New York: Tuarius, 2004.

By Word and Spirit: Two Archbishops on the Doctrine of Revelation. Fellowship of Word and Spirit, 2003.

Jeffrey W. Cary. ‘Authority, Unity and Truthfulness: the Body of Christ in the Theologies of Robert Jenson and Rowan Williams with a View Toward Implications for Free Church Ecclesiology.’ PhD diss. Lubbock Christian University, 2010.

Boram Cha. ‘Suffering, Tragedy, Vulnerability: a Triangulated Examination of the Divine–Human Relationship in Hans Urs Von Balthasar, Rowan Williams, and Sarah Coakley.’ PhD diss. Durham University, 2019.

Challenging Christian Zionism: Theology, Politics and the Israel Palestine Conflict. Edited by Naim Ateek, Cedar Duaybis and Maurine Tobin. Papers from a conference sponsored by Sabeel, Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem. London: Melisende 2005.
&mdash Includes the following in reply to Williams, ‘Holy land and holy people. Challenging Christian Zionism: Theology, politics and the Israel-Palestine conflict,’ 293-303 in the same volume.
Jonathan Kuttab. ‘An Open Letter to Archbishop Rowan Williams,’ 304-7;
Helen Lewis. ‘A Response to Rowan Williams’ Message to the Sabeel Conference,’ 319-28;
Robert Tobin. ‘On Knowing One’s Place: A Liberationist Critique of Rowan Williams “Holy Land and Holy People”,’ 308-18.

Jonathan Chaplin. ‘Person, society and state in the thought of Rowan Williams.’ (Seminar paper). Lecture Series 2012-13: Defining the Human Person in the Modern World: Multi-disciplinary perspectives. Cambridge: Von Hügel Institute for Critical Catholic Inquiry, St Edmind’s College, University of Cambridge, 2012.

D. Michael Cox. ‘Grammar and Glory: Eastern Orthodoxy, the “Resolute” Wittgenstein, and the Theology of Rowan Williams.’ PhD diss. Dayton University, 2015.

David S. Cunningham. Rowan Williams the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. Cinncinnati: Forward Movement, 2002.

———. ‘Living the Questions: The Converging Worlds of Rowan Williams’. Christian Century 119, no. 9 (Apr 2002): 18–29.

Khegan M. Delport. ‘On Tragedy and Transcendence: a Critical Exposition of Donald Mackinnon and Rowan Williams in the Context of a Modern Debate.’ PhD diss. Stellenbosch University, 2019.

———. ‘The White Line: Rowan Williams On Time and Tragedy.’ MTh diss. Stellenbosch University, 2014.

Andreas Døvik. ‘Til Tross for Alle Ting, Fortsetter Vi Å Bruke Ordet “Gud”: En Presentasjon Og Drøfting av Rowan Williams’ Apofatiske Teologi.’ [=‘In spite of All Things, We Continue to Use the Word “God”: A Presentation and Discussion of Rowan Williams’ Apophatic Theology’.] Diss. det Teologiske Menighetsfakultet, Oslo, 2013.

Jason Andrew Fout. ‘Divine Glory With Reference to Human Agency: A Theological Study In Barth, Von Balthasar and the New Testament’ PhD diss. University of Cambridge, 2010. [Includes reference to Williams to critique the construction of divine glory as overwhelming and competitive.]

Andrew Albert Fulford. ‘The Church’s One Foundation: the Use of Scripture in the Church in the Theologies of Robert Jenson, Kevin Vanhoozer, and Rowan Williams.’ MA (Theol) diss. University of St. Michael’s College, 2012.

God’s Earth: Our Home. Wellington: Social Justice Commission of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, 2006. Five studies on faith and the environment through the lens of lectures given by Rowan Williams.

Andrew Goddard. Rowan Williams: His Legacy. Oxford: Lion Books, 2013.

Daniel Gover. Turbulent Priests? The Archbishop of Canterbury in Contemporary English Politics. London: Theos, 2011.

Gratiarum Actio: Reden Anldsslich der Ehrenpromotion des Erzbischofs von Canterbury, The Most Revd Dr Rowan Douglas Williams, durch die EvangelischTheologische Fakultat der Rheinischen FriedrichWilhelmsUniversitat Bonn Am 11 Miirz 2004 [Gratiarum actio: Speeches on the Occasion of the Award of an Honorary Doctorate in Theology to the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Reverend Dr Rowan Douglas Williams on the 11th of March 2004 by the Evangelical Theological Faculty of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat Bonn]. Edited by Wolfram Kinzig. Rheinbach: CMZ, 2004.

Brett Christopher Gray. ‘The ‘Last Word’: Jesus in the Theology of Rowan Williams.’ diss. University of Cambridge, 2015.

———. Jesus in the Theology of Rowan Williams. T. & T. Clark Studies in English Theology . London: Bloomsbury T. & T. Clark, 2016.

Ryan Green. ‘Kenosis & Ascent: the Trajectory of the Self in the Writings of John Milbank and Rowan Williams.’ PhD diss. Charles Sturt University, 2017.

Rachel Elizabeth Greene. ‘Conscience, Ethics and Politics: Beyond Beautiful Souls.’ PhD diss. University of Cambridge.

Antony N. Gremaud. ‘Rowan Williams and Mikhail Bakhtin: the Appeal of Polyphony.’ MA diss. University of Western Ontario, 2012.

Mike Higton. Deciding Differently: Rowan Williams Theology of Moral DecisionMaking. Cambridge: Grove Books., 2011.

———. Difficult Gospel: The Theology of Rowan Williams. London: SCM Press, 2004.

Theo Hobson. Anarchy, Church and Utopia: Rowan Williams on Church. London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2005.

David Wade Horstkoetter. ‘Gary Dorrien, Stanley Hauerwas, Rowan Williams, and the Theological Transformation of Sovereignties.’ PhD diss. Marquette University, 2009.

Rebekah Howes. ‘Difficult Education: Aporetic Philosophy in Hegel, Rose, Williams and Tubbs.’ PhD diss. University of Winchester, 2014.

Philip W. D. Ind. ‘Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, February 2003 – December 2012, and His Relation with Islam.’ MPhil diss. Heythrop College, University of London, 2013.

Patricie Kostková. ‘Rethinking Theology in the 21st Century: a Comparison of the Theology of the World By Richard Holloway, Rowan Williams and Slavoj Žižek.’ Bachelor diss. Charles University of Prague, 2007.

Charlie Lee-Potter.’Writing The 9/11 Decade’. PhD diss. University of London, Royal Holloway College , 2013. [Research employs interviews with Williams and others on 9/11 experiences.]

Arne Thomas Lund. ‘A Hermeneutical Approach to the Formation of Doctrine, Based On the Writings of Rowan Williams. Masters diss. Oslo, 2011.

Ingela Madfors. ‘KG Hammar Och Rowan Williams: En Studie Av Två Ärkebiskopar Ur Ett Postmodernt Teologiskt Perspektiv | KG Hammar and Rowan Williams: a Study of Two Archbishops From a Postmodern Theological Perspective. Masters diss. Univesity of Gävle, 2009.

Jeffrey McCurry. ‘Traditioned Creativity: Rowan Williams and the Grammars of Theological Practice.’ PhD diss. Duke University, 2006.

Robert William McDonald. ‘Discerning The Spirit: The Pneumatology In Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics, vols I, II and IV’. PhD diss. University of Cambridge, 2012. [Argues against the interpretation of Barth’s pneumatology offered by Williams, Gunton and Rogers.]

Brian McKinlay. ‘An Agenda for Joy: Rowan Williams’s Theology of Conflict, Unity and Solidarity.’ PhD diss. Charles Sturt University.

Bryce McProud. Common Experience and the Accommodation of Differences: The Foundation for Unity in Rowan WilliamsView of the Church.. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2005.

J. K. Melton. ‘When “The Church is Most Truly Itself”: The Eucharistic Ecclesiology of Rowan Williams.’ PhD diss. Fordham University, 2020.

Benjamin Myers. Christ the Stranger: The Theology of Rowan Williams. London: T. & T. Clark / Continuum, 2012.

David Thomas Peebles. ‘“Beyond the One and the Many”: An Exposition of the Foundational Commitments in the Theology of Rowan Williams with Particular Reference to Religious Pluralism.’ PhD diss. King’s College London, 2017.

Karl A. Plank. The Radical Orthodoxy of Rowan Williams: The Discourse on Sexuality, Religious Pluralism, and the Recent Crisis. Davidson College, n.d.

Charles Raven. Shadow Gospel: Rowan Williams and the Anglican Communion Crisis. London: SPREAD, 2010.

Sarah Caroline Rowland Jones. ‘Doing God In Public: An Anglican Interpretation of Macintyre’s Tradition-Based Reasoning As A Christian Praxis For A Pluralist World.’ PhD diss. The University of Nottingham, 2011. [Employs examples from Williams, to examine a MacIntyrean praxis.]

H. Savage. ‘Changing Sex? Transsexuality and Christian Theology.’ PhD diss. University of Durham, 2005. [Draws on Williams and others for underlying theology.]

Christian Scharen. Fieldwork in Theology: Exploring the Social Context of God’s Work in the World. The Church and Postmodern Culture. Grand Rapids. Baker Academic, 2015.

P. J. M. Seal. ‘Confident Conversation: Between John Milbank and Rowan Williams.’ MPhil diss. University of Bristol , 2012.

Shariʼa in the West. Edited by Rex Ahdar and Nicholas Aroney. New York; Oxford, 2010.

—John Milbank. ‘The Archbishop of Canterbury: The Man and the Theology Behind the Shariʼa Lecture,’ 43–57;
—Sophie C Van Bijsterveld. ‘Negotiating the Unfamiliar: Reflections from the Netherlands on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lecture,’ 207-22.

Rupert Shortt. Rowan Williams: An Introduction. London: Darton Longman & Todd, 2003.

———. Rowan’s Rule: The Biography of the Archbishop of Canterbury. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2009.

Andrew J. Stobart. ‘A Constructive Analysis of the Place and Role of the Doctrine of Jesus’ Resurrection Within the Theologies of Rowan Williams and Robert Jenson.’ PhD diss. University of Aberdeen, 2011.

Sara Terreault. ‘The Spirituality of Theology and the Work of Rowan Williams.’ MA diss. Concordia University, Montreal, 2003.

Zachary Robert Thompson. ‘The Catholic Humanism of Rowan Williams.’ MSTh diss. University of the South, 2014.

Adam David Wert. ‘Wounded Orthodoxy: the Hegelian Apophaticism of Rowan Williams.’ PhD diss. Princeton Theological Seminary, 2020.

Cynwil Williams. Rowan Williams: Yr Archesgob. Gwasg Pantycelyn, 2006.

Garry Williams. The Theology of Rowan Williams: An Outline, Critique and Consideration of Its Consequences. London: Latimer, 2002.