Deena Lin

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  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Poststructuralist Philosophy
  • Deconstructive Theology
  • Theology of the Body


  • Feminist Philosophy & Theology
  • Comparative World Religions
  • Mysticism of Meister Eckhart
  • Religious Pluralism
  • Critical Theory

Courses Taught

  • PHIL 502: World Religions
  • PHIL 500: Philosophy of Religion

Recent Publications


Butler on Whitehead: On the Occasion. Roland Faber, Michael Halewood, and Deena M. Lin., Eds. (Lexington Books, 2012).


Welcoming Syrian Life: Recognitions of Immanent Vulnerability” in Roland Faber and Jeremy Fackenthal, Eds., Whitehead and Continental Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century: Dislocations (Lexington Books, 2019).

Probing Identity: Challenging Essentializations of the Self in Ontology. A Response to Gereon Kopf” in Ingolf Dalferth and Trevor Kimball, Eds., Self or No-Self?: The Debate about Selflessness and the Sense of Self (Mohr Siebeck, 2017).

Book Reviews

Review of Body and Hope. A Constructive Interpretation of Recent Eschatology by Means of the Phenomenology of the Body by Johanne S. Teglbjærg Kristensen (Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2013) in Theologische Literaturzeitung (April 2015).