Conference speaker: FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on Receptive Ecumenism 27-30 june 2022

Paul D. Murray

Paul D. Murray, a married lay Catholic, is Professor of Systematic Theology within the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University, where he is also the founding-Director of the Centre for Catholic Studies. He is a former President of the Catholic Theological Association of Great Britain; and was a member of the drafting team for ARCIC III’s Walking Together on the Way (2018).

From 2006 to 2011 he served on the Editorial Board of Concilium International and he has also served as a Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. His publications include Reason, Truth, and Theology in Pragmatist Perspective (2004), Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism [ed.] (2008), and Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth Century Catholic Theology [co-ed. with Gabriel Flynn] (2012).

He has also contributed many essays to various journals and scholarly collections. His current monograph projects are entitled Healing the Wounds of the Church: The Theology and Practice of Receptive Ecumenism and Catholicism Transfigured: Conceiving Change in the Church.