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Professor Spotlight: Prof. Gavin D’Costa

Gavin D’Costa is a professor of Ecumenism and Religious Dialogue

Gavin D’Costa was born in Kenya and his parents are from India. His interests are in theology of religions and specifically the Catholic theology of Jews and Muslims. His two most recent publications are: Vatican II. Catholic Doctrines on Jews and Muslims, (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Catholic Doctrines on the Jewish People after Vatican II (OUP, 2019). Gavin has also published a book of poetry (Making Nothing Happen) with a group of Christian poets. He has had two poems set to music by the English composer John Pickard – and both have been made into CDs. His academic work has been translated into seven languages.