Kenneth Oakes

Kenneth Oakes

Assistant Professor

Primary Field of Study: Systematic Theology


Ph.D. University of Aberdeen

Research and Training Interests

Contemporary systematic theology, Modern Protestant thought, the theology of Karl Barth, theologies of creative retrieval

Selected Publications

Ed. Christian Wisdom Meets Modernity. London: T&T Clark/Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

"Normative Protestant Christology’, in Francesca Murphy (ed.)," The Oxford Handbook of Christology (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 569–81.

Karl Barth on Theology and Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

"The Cross and the Analogia Entis in Erich Przywara’ in Thomas Joseph White,"O.P. (ed.), The Analogy of Being: Invention of the Anti-Christ or the Wisdom of God? (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans Press, 2011), 147–71.

"The Question of Nature and Grace in Karl Barth: Humanity as Creature and as Covenant-Partner", Modern Theology 23 (2009): 595–616.


Originally from Southern California, Kenneth Oakes completed his Ph.D. under the supervision of John Webster at the University of Aberdeen before taking up postdoctoral positions at the Universities of Tübingen and Notre Dame.



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