Marion Grau

Professor of Systematic Theology and Missiology at MF Norwegian School of Theology, Oslo, Norway & Director of Egede Institute

About Marion Grau

Marion Grau is Professor of Systematic Theology and Missiology at MF Norwegian School of Theology and Director of the Egede Institute

From 2001 until 2015 she was Assistant and Associate Professor of Theology at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, a member of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, USA.

She teaches classes in Systematic and Constructive Theology as well as Missiology. Her areas of interest include theology and climate change, theological hermeneutics, ecology and economy, mission and postcolonialism, constructive approaches to constructive theology, soteriology, divine agency, critical theory and theology, religion in contemporary society, gender and sexuality.

She is the author of:

  • Refiguring Theological Hermeneutics: Hermes, Trickster, Fool (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014),
  • Rethinking Mission in the Postcolony: Salvation, Society, and Subversion (T&T Clark/Continuum, 2011),
  • Of Divine Economy: Refinancing Redemption (T&T Clark/Continuum, 2004)
  • Interpreting the Postmodern: Responses to Radical Orthodoxy - edited volume (T&T Clark/Continuum, 2006)

She is co-editor of the T&T Clark/Bloomsbury Series Rethinking Theologies: Constructive Alternatives.

Her essays and book chapters have appeared in:

  • Postcolonial Theologies: Divinity And Empire (Chalice Press, 2004)
  • Empire and the Christian Tradition: New Readings of Classical Theologians, Kwok, Pui-Lan, Joerg Rieger and Don Compier, eds. (Fortress Press, 2007)
  • Eco-Spirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth. Laurel Kearns and Catherine Keller, eds. (Fordham University Press, 2007)
  • Polydoxy edited by Catherine Keller and Laurel Schneider (Routledge, 2010)
  • Contemporary Issues of Migration and Theology, edited by Elaine Padilla and Peter Phan, (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013)


Guest Researcher 2014

August 2014, Marion Grau will stay at the Faculty of Theology as a guest researcher, working on the REDO Project.


Published Jan. 6, 2015 3:00 PM - Last modified Jan. 27, 2017 1:45 PM