Encyclopedic in range and formidable in learning, God and Being
lives up to its ambitious title in a refreshingly modest way...there are surprises and delights on nearly every page for even the most seasoned expert in the field. (Stephen H. Webb, Conversations in Religion and Theology
Here are imaginative and often elegant reflections which will strike chords, jog memories, and provoke reciprocal reflection. (G. M. Newlands, Journal of Theological Studies
About the Author
George Pattison is Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford and a Canon of Christ Church Cathedral. He has taught at the University of Aarhus and is a vising professor at the University of Copenhagen. For ten years he was Dean of Chapel at King's College, Cambridge and before that was a parish priest for 14 years. He studied at Edinburgh and Durham. He has written extensively on modern theology and philosophy of religion, with special emphasis on Kierkegaard and existentialism, including Heidegger and Dostoevsky, as well as on theology and the arts.