Dr. Angus McNeish Slater
Angus is currently a lecturer in Christian Theology and Interfaith Studies at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Lampeter. His research interests are centred around theological considerations of authority and aesthetics within the Christian and Islamic traditions, including queer approaches to authority, the formation of identity and the role that aesthetics play in religious construction. His teaching work is centred around interfaith studies, particularly at the postgraduate and doctoral level. This arises from a commitment to understanding the nature of agreement and disagreement between religious traditions and connecting research concerns with practical and pragmatic approaches to interfaith dialogue. Recent activity includes speaking at the UK Department of Education on LGBT+ and faith issues, assisting the UNESCO Peace Conference on multifaith initiatives, and advising the Doctrinal Commission of the Church in Wales regarding religious same-sex marriage.