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Gavin D’Costa


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Gavin D’Costa is professor of Catholic theology at the University of Bristol, where he has taught since 1993. He advises the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and in 1998 was visiting professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome. D'Costa's publications include Vatican II: Catholic Doctrines on Jews and Muslims (2014), Christianity and World Religions: Disputed Questions in the Theology of Religions (2009), The Meeting of Religions and the Trinity (2000), and Theology and Religious Pluralism (1986). Born in Kenya, he came to England in 1968 and completed a first degree in English and theology at Birmingham University. He studied at the University of Cambridge for his doctorate on John Hick’s theology of religions and then taught in London.

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