Alison Millbank

Alison Milbank is Professor of Theology and Literature at the University of Nottingham, where she teaches everything from virtue ethics to non-western religions. She has a particular expertise in the theology implicit in non-realist modes of fiction and is the author of God and the Gothic: Religion, Romance and Realism in the English Literary Tradition and Chesterton and Tolkien as Theologians. An Anglican priest and Canon Theologian and Priest Vicar at Southwell Minster, she has a strong interest in the use of imagination in Christian apologetics as well as its role in invigorating parish life. Co-author with Andrew Davison of For the Parish: A Critique of Fresh Expressions, she is completing a follow-up volume, The Once and Future Parish as well as a study of the history of Anglican eco-theology and divine immanence.