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Ulrik Nissen

PhD, DrTheol, Associate Professor

Ulrik Nissen
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Current Research

Currently, I am writing on a monograph with the provisional working title: The Responsive Body. It is the aim of the book to argue for a normative concept of the responsiveness of the human body and show what this implies for both the origins, reality and end of the body. The book draws on Dietrich Bonhoeffer's ethical theology, contemporary phenomenological thought, and theological bioethics.

I have recently written a (Danish) book on how the Christian love shapes and forms our common human responsibility and responsivity. It was published in February 2022. The book explores this question both as a fundamental question and in light of current challenges to Christian ethics (particularly bioethics, economic issues, migration and climate). The book is a continuation of my previous work on responsibility as a responsive moral concept.

My previous book was The Polity of Christ. Studies on Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Chalcedonian Christology and Ethics (Bloomsbury T&T Clark 2020), where I address the challenge in contemporary theology to maintain both all the shared goods we cherish as political beings and the call for Christians to be a particular people in the world and bear witness to Christ.

I welcome any enquiries concerning collaboration with regard to these and related questions.

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