Mark Wynn

Professor of Philosophy and Religion
School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science
University of Leeds

Fields of interest:

Philosophy of religion; philosophical theology; philosophy of the spiritual life

Recent publications:

Renewing the Senses: A Study of the Philosophy and Theology of the Spiritual Life (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology (Oxford University Press, 2009).

Emotional Experience and Religious Understanding: Integrating Perception, Conception and Feeling (Cambridge University Press, 2005).

‘Renewing the Senses: Conversion Experience and the Phenomenology of the Spiritual Life’, International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, vol. 72, 2012, 211-226.

‘Mystery, Humility and Religious Practice in the Thought of St John of the Cross’, European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, vol. 4, 2012, 89-108.

‘Taking the Appearances Seriously: Architectural Experience and the Phenomenological Case for Religious Belief’, Religious Studies, vol. 47, 2011, 331-344.

‘Towards a Broadening of the Concept of Religious Experience: Some Phenomenological Considerations’, Religious Studies, vol. 45, Cambridge University Press, 2009, 147-166.

‘Religious Experience and Natural Theology’, in Re Manning R (ed) Oxford Handbook of Natural Theology, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 325-39.

‘Religion and Mental Health: The Case of Conversion Experience with Particular Reference to William James’s The Varieties of Religious Experience’, in Cook C (ed) Spirituality, Theology and Mental Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, London: SCM Press, 2013, 124-40.

‘Theism and Aesthetics’, in Taliaferro C, Harrison V, Goetz S (eds) The Routledge Companion to Theism, London: Routledge, 2012, 564-76.