Dr Corbett welcomes enquiries for Ph.D. supervision in the following three subject areas:
- Theology, Imagination and the Arts, particularly:
a) theology, religious experience and the arts (literature, music, liturgy, architecture, the visual arts, film)
b) projects analysing an aspect of Christian life, doctrine or experience through the arts in any period.
- Medieval Theology and its influence, especially:
a) the theologians Dante and Aquinas;
b) the wide variety of medieval literary genres and how these shape different kinds of theology.
- Aquinas’ systematic theology, and its reception
Current PhD Supervision
Michael Anderson (with Prof. David Brown) – Visualising Scripture
Caleb Froehlich – Modern Art as Praeparatio Evangelica
Jake Morley – Theological Aesthetics and the Poetry of Edmund Spenser
Successfully Completed PhDs
Dr David Wilson (with Prof. David Brown) – The Arts of Faith in a World of Progress: From Transcendence to Immanence.
Dr Tim M. Allen (with Prof. David Brown) – Heaven and the Imagination