Staff

Staff

Kevin Alban OCarm

Kevin Alban OCarm

Academic Education:

  • PhD in Church History (London)
  • MTh in Systematic Theology (London)
  • MA in History (Oxon)
  • Lecturer in Mariology at Heythrop College, University of London, 2006 – present.
  • Lecturer in Mariology, Ecclesiology and Church History, Pontifical Beda College, Rome, 2004 – 2015.
  • Visiting Professor at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
  • Visiting Lecturer in Church History at Blackfriars, Oxford.
 

Recent Publications.

  • “The Ignea Sagitta and the Second Council of Lyons” in The Carmelite Rule 1207-2007, ed. P. McMahon, Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane, 2008.
  • “Thomas Netter on Contemplation in the Doctrinale” in Memoriam fecit mirabilia Dei: Scritti in onore di Emanuele Boaga O. Carm, ed. G. Grosso and W. Santin, Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane, 2009.
  • “The Treatment of Mary in the Doctrinale of Thomas Nette ras a Resource for Contemporary Theology” in Thomas Netter of Walden: Carmelite, Diplomate and Theologian (c. 1372-1430), in Carmel in Britain. Studies on the Early History of the Carmelite Order, volume 4, ed. J. Bergström-Allen & R. Copsey. Faversham: St Albert’s Press, 2009.
  • The Teaching and Impact of the Doctrinale of Thomas Netter of Walden. Turnhout: Brepols, 2010.
 

CIBI Modules:

  • MTh02: Carmelite Historiography.
 

Máire Byrne

Máire  Byrne

Academic Education:

  • St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co Kildare Doctoral Degree in Theology (PhD)  2003-2007
  • Master’s Degree in Theology (MTh) 2001-2003
  • Baccalaureate in Theology & Arts (BATh)   1998-2001
  • National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co Kildare Professional Diploma in Education (PDE)   2011-2012
  Recent Publications: 
  • Forthcoming “God (Titles and Epithets) Christianity” The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, De Gruyter, 2014. Forthcoming “Biblical Literacy: The Irish Situation,” Ways of Knowing, T&T Clark, September 2014.
  • “Christian Blogging” Treasures of Irish Christianity 2, Veritas, 2013.
  • “Comparative Theology and the Flood Narrative,” Opening Heaven’s Floodgates, Gorgias Press, 2013.
  • “The Divine Designations in Biblical Texts: Towards a Hermeneutical Model,” Text, Theology, and Trowel: Recent research into the Hebrew Bible, Scranton, PA: Scranton Univ Press, 2010.
  • “The Influence of Egyptian Throne Names on Isaiah 9:5: A Reassessment in Light of the Divine Designations in the Book of Isaiah,” A Land Like Your Own, Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2010.
  • “Rethinking Irish Catholic Identity,” Studying Faith, Practicing Peace, Irish Peace Centres, 2010.
 

CIBI Modules:

  • Induction module.
  • Long Essay Preparation Modules.
  • Dissertation Preparation Module.
 

Sheila Grimwood

Sheila Grimwood

Academic Education:

  • 2016 Heythrop College, University of London, M.Phil.
  • 2008 University of London, Heythrop College, M.A. with merit in Christian Spirituality
  • 1972 University of Oxford, Lady Spencer-Churchill College of Education, PGCE
  • 1971 University of London, King’s College, B.A. in History 1972

CIBI Modules:

  • S10: St Thérèse of the Child Jesus as Revealed in her letters (with Josephine O’Connell OCD).
  • S11: St Teresa of Avila, Doctor of Prayer (with Josephine O’Connell OCD).
  • DC34: Some Themes from the Writings of St Teresa of Avila.
  • DC38: Women of Carmel- Teresa, Thérèse, Edith Stein and Elizabeth of the Trinity (with Myra O’Regan, Thérèse Mathieson OCD, Thérése-Marie OCD and Jennifer Moorccroft TOC).
 

Patrick Mullins OCarm

Patrick Mullins OCarm Education  Qualifications 
  • 1990: Doctorate; Systematic Theology: The Gregorian University, Rome.
  • 2009  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); Spirituality: The National University of Ireland. 
  Recent Publications 
  • What We Believe: Understanding the Faith that We Share with the Saints. Dublin: Veritas, 2010.
  • My Soul Shall Be Healed. The New Translation of the Missal. Dublin: Veritas, 2012.
  • St Albert of Jerusalem and the Roots of Carmelite Spirituality. Institutum Carmelitanum textus et studia historica carmelitana, 34. Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane, 2012.
  • “The Sources in the Earlier Latin Tradition of the References to Salvation in the Carmelite Rule” in The Mystery of Christ in the Fathers of the Church: Essays in Honour of D. Vincent Twomey SVD, edited by Janet E. Rutherford and David Woods (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012) pp. 179-191.
 

CIBI Modules:

  • MTh05: Reading St Edith Stein.
  • MTh08: The Carmelite Claim to an Elijan Succession.
  • T02: The Sacramental Basis of Christian Living.
  • T04: The People of God.
  • T09: Christhology.
  • T10: Understanding the Charisms of Consecrated Life.
  • S05: Titus Brandsma.
  • S09: St albert of Jerusalem.
  • DC25: Titus Brandsma.
  • DC35: Female Contemplative Life and Recent Developments.
  • DC40: St. Albert of Jerusalem.
  • DC42: Who Founded the Carmelites?
  • DC43: The Charisms of Consecrated Life.
 

Denis Robinson CSSp

Denis Robinson CSSp

Academic Eduction:

  • PhD: Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (1996);
  • MA: Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (1986);
  • B.D.: Maynooth Pontifical University (1979)
 

Recent Publications:

  • A chapter in With Wisdom Seeking God, ed. Una Agnew, Leuven: Peeters Press, 2008.
 

CIBI Modules:

  • MTh01: The History of Christian Spirituality.
  • MTh04: Contemporary Spiritualities.
 

Peter Tyler

Peter Tyler

Academic Education:

  • Professor, Reader and Senior Lecturer in Pastoral Theology and Spirituality at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London 2006 – present.
  • MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Oxon)
  • MTh in Philosophical Theology (London)
  • MA in Integrative Psychotherapy (Middlesex)
  • PhD in Mystical Theology (Durham)
 

Recent Publications.

  • Tyler, P.M. and E. Howells (ed), Teresa of Avila: Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition. London: Routledge, 2016
  • Tyler, P.M., The Pursuit of the Soul: Psychoanalysis, Soul-making and the Christian Tradition. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2016
  • Tyler, P.M., Picturing the Soul: Revisioning Psychotherapy and Spiritual Direction. Bangalore: Dharmaram, 2014
  • Tyler, P.M., Teresa of Avila: Doctor of the Soul. London: Bloomsbury, 2013
 

CIBI Modules:

  • DC14: Psychology and Carmelite Spirituality.