Institute for Religion & Critical Inquiry

Associate Professor Robyn Horner

Associate Professor Robyn Horner

Religion and Theology. Affiliate: Philosophy

BA (Melb), DipEd (Melb), A.Mus.A (AMEB), BTheol (Hons) (MCD), PhD (Monash), GradCertHigherEd (Monash)

Robyn Horner’s areas of research relate to the intersections between fundamental theology, poststructuralism, and phenomenology, as well as the theological foundations of the KU Leuven Enhancing Catholic Identity Project.

She is currently working on a phenomenology of revelation, as well as the major project, “Atheism and Christianity: Moving Past Polemic.”

Key Publications

‘Jesus and the Woman Caught in Adultery: Phenomenology as Lectio Divina’. In Phenomenologies of Scripture, edited by Adam Wells. New York: Fordham University Press, 2017 (forthcoming).

‘What does the Gift Reveal?’ Louvain Studies (forthcoming).

‘Murdering Truth: “Postsecular” Perspectives on Theology and Violence’, International Journal of Philosophical Studies 24 no. 5 (2016) (forthcoming).

‘A Theology of the Differend: Engaging Boeve Engaging Lyotard’, Modern Theology 31 no. 3 (2015): 501-510.

‘À Saint Jacques’. In The Postmodern Saints of France: Refiguring “The Holy” in Contemporary French Philosophy, edited by Colby Dickinson, 95-108. London: Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2013.

‘Theology After Derrida’, Modern Theology 29 no. 3 (2013): 230-247.

‘Jean-Luc Marion and the Possibility of Theology’, Culture, Theory and Critique 52 no. 2 (2011): 335-350.

‘The Weight of Love’. In Counter-Experiences: Reading Jean-Luc Marion, edited by Kevin Hart, 235-51. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007.

Jean-Luc Marion: A Theo-Logical Introduction. Aldershot, Hants: Ashgate, 2005.

Rethinking God as Gift: Marion, Derrida and the Limits of Phenomenology. New York: Fordham University Press, 2001.