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Is orthodoxy radical? Revisiting G. K. Chesterton and John Robinson (2023)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2023). Is orthodoxy radical? Revisiting G. K. Chesterton and John Robinson. Theology, 126(6), 407-414. https://doi.org/10.1177/0040571x231209466

That orthodoxy can be radical might be thought a rallying cry from the 1990s. But in fact it was already being made in the 1960s by John Robinson, and before him by G. K. Chesterton, at the start of the twentieth century. This tradition of radical or... Read More about Is orthodoxy radical? Revisiting G. K. Chesterton and John Robinson.

Them and Us: A Reply to Teofilo Pugeda (2022)
Journal Article

A response to the article ‘A reply to Gerard Loughlin’s “Catholic homophobia”’ by Teofilo Pugeda highlighting the dichotomy between the welcome and rejection of LGBT people within the Catholic Church.

"Catholic Homophobia" (2018)
Journal Article

Understanding homophobia as a discursively constituted antipathy, this article argues that the culture of the Catholic Church – as constituted through the Roman magisterium – can be understood as fundamentally homophobic, and in its teaching not just... Read More about "Catholic Homophobia".

"The University" (2017)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2017). "The University". In E. B. D. Whistler (Ed.), The Edinburgh critical history of nineteenth-century Christian theology (64-84). Edinburgh University Press

"Disordered Bodies and the Body of Christ" (2016)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2016). "Disordered Bodies and the Body of Christ". In S. Wendel, & A. Nutt (Eds.), Reading the Body of Christ: Eine geschlechtertheologische Relecture (57-68). Ferdinand Schöningh

"Gay Affections" (2015)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2015). "Gay Affections". In A. Thatcher (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality and Gender (608-623.). Oxford University Press

The Literal Sense and the Senses of Scripture (2015)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2015). The Literal Sense and the Senses of Scripture. In J. Fodor, & M. Higton (Eds.), The Routledge companion to the practice of Christian Theology (174-190). Routledge

"(Homosexual) Bodies and the Image of God" (2015)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2015). "(Homosexual) Bodies and the Image of God". In A. D. Ornella (Ed.), Making Humans: Religious, Technological and Aesthetic Perspectives (3-20). Inter-Disciplinary Press

"God is Not Everything" and "God is Not Everything II" (2014)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2014). "God is Not Everything" and "God is Not Everything II"

Review article on Tina Beattie, Theology after Postmodernity: Divining the Void - A Lacanian Reading of Thomas Aquinas (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

"God is Not Everything" (2014)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2014). "God is Not Everything"

Review article on Tina Beattie, Theology after Postmodernity: Divining the Void - A Lacanian Reading of Thomas Aquinas (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

"Making it Plain: Austin Farrer and the Inspiration of Scripture" (2013)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2013). "Making it Plain: Austin Farrer and the Inspiration of Scripture". In R. MacSwain (Ed.), Scripture, Metaphysics, and Poetry: Austin Farrer’s The Glass of Vision with Critical Commentary (167-180). Ashgate Publishing

"Nuptial Mysteries" (2012)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2012). "Nuptial Mysteries". In S. *Oliver, K. *Kilby, & T. O'Loughlin (Eds.), Faithful reading : new essays in Theology in honour of Fergus Kerr, OP (173-192). T. & T. Clark

"Nouvelle Théologie: A Return to Modernism?" (2011)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2011). "Nouvelle Théologie: A Return to Modernism?". In G. Flynn, & P. D. Murray (Eds.), Ressourcement : a movement for renewal in twentieth-century Catholic theology (36-50). Oxford University Press

"The Wonder of Newman's Education" (2011)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2011). "The Wonder of Newman's Education". New Blackfriars, 92(1038), 224-242. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-2005.2010.01412.x

This article examines the place of wonder in Newman's account of university education. It pays particular attention to Newman's ‘Rise and Progress of Universities’ (1872) rather than to his better known The Idea of a University (1873). The article fi... Read More about "The Wonder of Newman's Education".

"Catholic Modernism" (2010)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2010). "Catholic Modernism". In D. Fergusson (Ed.), The Blackwell companion to nineteenth-century theology (486-508). Wiley

"The Long Take: Messianic Time in Andrei Tarkovsky's Nostalghia" (2009)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2009). "The Long Take: Messianic Time in Andrei Tarkovsky's Nostalghia". Journal for Cultural Research, 13(3-4), 365-379. https://doi.org/10.1080/14797580903244753

This article invokes Giorgio Agamben's discussion of messianic time in his 2005 book The Time That Remains in order to explore Andrei Tarkovsky's late film, Nostalghia (1983). Agamben is wandering in a foreign land, as also Tarkovsky; Agamben in Chri... Read More about "The Long Take: Messianic Time in Andrei Tarkovsky's Nostalghia".

"Theology in the University" (2009)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2009). "Theology in the University". In I. Ker, & T. Merrigan (Eds.), The Cambridge companion to John Henry Newman (221-240). Cambridge University Press

"Tarkovsky's Trees" (2008)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2008). "Tarkovsky's Trees". In N. Dunne (Ed.), Tarkovsky (81-95, 438-439). Black Dog Publishing

"What is Queer? Theology after Identity" (2008)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2008). "What is Queer? Theology after Identity". Theology & Sexuality, 14(2), 143-152. https://doi.org/10.1177/1355835807087376

This article discusses various uses of ‘queer’ in theology, from the queerness of theology itself to queer as insult, and as insult turned. But it is chiefly concerned with queer as what David Halperin calls an ‘identity without an essence’. As such... Read More about "What is Queer? Theology after Identity".

"Idol Bodies" (2007)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2007). "Idol Bodies". In S. C. Barton (Ed.), Idolatry: False Worship in the Bible, Early Judaism and Christianity (267-286). T&T Clark

"Within the image: Film as Icon" (2007)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2007). "Within the image: Film as Icon". In R. K. Johnston (Ed.), Reframing Theology and Film: New Focus for an Emerging Discipline (287-303). Baker Academic

"Video Divina: Viewing Tarkovsky" (2007)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2007). "Video Divina: Viewing Tarkovsky". In S. Knauss, & A. D. Ornella (Eds.), Reconfigurations: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Religion in a Post-Secuar Society (179-195). Lit

"Rhetoric and Rhapsody: A Response to David Bentley Hart's The Beauty of the Infinite" (2007)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2007). "Rhetoric and Rhapsody: A Response to David Bentley Hart's The Beauty of the Infinite". New Blackfriars, 88(1017), 600-609. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-2005.2007.00173.x

I offer a brief outline of The Beauty of the Infinite, pointing up its similarities with and differences from John Milbank's Theology and Social Theory (1990), and the violence of its rhetoric. I then take issue with Hart's reading of Nicholas Lash o... Read More about "Rhetoric and Rhapsody: A Response to David Bentley Hart's The Beauty of the Infinite".

"Not the Marrying Kind: Notes on an Ecclesial Comedy" (2007)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2007). "Not the Marrying Kind: Notes on an Ecclesial Comedy". In P. Middleton (Ed.), The God of Love and Human Dignity: Essays in Honour of George Newlands (139-153). T&T Clark

"Found in Translation : Ovid, David Malouf and the Werewolf" (2007)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2007). "Found in Translation : Ovid, David Malouf and the Werewolf". Literature and Theology, 21(2), 113-130. https://doi.org/10.1093/litthe/frm012

David Malouf, in his novel An Imaginary Life (1978), explores the nature of human identity through his narrator, the Roman poet Ovid, who himself was a noted fabulist of identity and its instabilities. It would seem that for both writers, ancient and... Read More about "Found in Translation : Ovid, David Malouf and the Werewolf".

"Omphalos" (2006)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2006). "Omphalos". In G. Loughlin (Ed.), Queer theology : rethinking the western body (115-127). Blackwell

"Bildens svindel som kroppens djup" (2006)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2006). "Bildens svindel som kroppens djup". In O. Sigurdeson, & J. Svenungsson (Eds.), Postmodern Teologi (222-236). Verbum

"Postmodern Scripture" (2006)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2006). "Postmodern Scripture". In J. S. Holcomb (Ed.), Christian theologies of scripture : a comparative introduction (300-322). NYU Press

This essay explores what happens to such ideas as scriptural inspiration and truth in a postmodern context. While postmodernism insists on the textuality of the world, it must also allow for what comes to us from beyond and between the texts we inhab... Read More about "Postmodern Scripture".

"Cinéma Divinité: A Theological Introduction" (2005)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2005). "Cinéma Divinité: A Theological Introduction". In E. S. Christianson, P. Francis, & W. R. Telford (Eds.), Cinéma divinité: Theology and the Bible in Film (1-12). SCM Press

"Sex after Natural Law" (2004)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2004). "Sex after Natural Law". In M. Althaus-Reid, & L. Isherwood (Eds.), The Sexual Theologian: Essays on Sex, God and Politics (86-98). Continuum

"Gathered at the Altar: Homosexuals and Human Rights" (2004)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2004). "Gathered at the Altar: Homosexuals and Human Rights". Theology & Sexuality, 10(2), 73-82. https://doi.org/10.1177/135583580401000207

The Catholic Church affirms a double standard regarding homosexuals inside and outside the Church. As evidenced in the teaching of the Bishops' Conference for England and Wales, the (employment) rights of homosexuals are to be defended outside the Ch... Read More about "Gathered at the Altar: Homosexuals and Human Rights".

"Pauline Conversations: Re-reading Romans 1 in Christ" (2004)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (2004). "Pauline Conversations: Re-reading Romans 1 in Christ". Theology & Sexuality, 11(1), 72-102. https://doi.org/10.1177/135583580401100107

One of the most insidious forms of Christian idolatry is the fetishizing of biblical texts, as when the meaning of Romans 1 is (wrongly) stabilized as condemning homosexual love-making. With Karl Barth we can learn how to converse with Paul in Christ... Read More about "Pauline Conversations: Re-reading Romans 1 in Christ".

"Time" (2000)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (2000). "Time". In A. Hastings (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought (707b-709a). Oxford University Press

"Erotics: God's Sex" (1999)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (1999). "Erotics: God's Sex". In J. Milbank, C. Pickstock, & G. Ward (Eds.), Radical Orthodoxy: A New Theology (143-162). Routledge

"Sexing the Trinity" (1998)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (1998). "Sexing the Trinity". New Blackfriars, 79, 18-25

"Baptismal Fluid" (1998)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (1998). "Baptismal Fluid". Scottish Journal of Theology, 51(3), 261-270

"Refiguring Masculinity in Christ" (1998)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (1998). "Refiguring Masculinity in Christ". In M. A. Hayes, W. Porter, & D. Tombs (Eds.), Religion and Sexuality (405-414). Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press

"Ending Sex" (1997)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (1997). "Ending Sex". In J. Davies, & G. Loughlin (Eds.), Sex These Days: Essays on Theology, Sexuality and Society (205-218). Sheffield Academic Press

"René Girard (b.1923): Introduction" (1997)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (1997). "René Girard (b.1923): Introduction". In G. Ward (Ed.), The Postmodern God: A Theological Reader (96-104). Blackwell

"The Basis and Authority of Christian Doctrine" (1997)
Book Chapter
Loughlin, G. (1997). "The Basis and Authority of Christian Doctrine". In C. Gunton (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Christian Doctrine (41-64). Cambridge University Press

"Other Discourses" (1994)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (1994). "Other Discourses". New Blackfriars, 75, 18-31

"Writing the Trinity" (1994)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (1994). "Writing the Trinity". Theology, 97, 82-89

"Over the Ashes" (1992)
Journal Article
Loughlin, G. (1992). "Over the Ashes". New Blackfriars, 73, 605-613