Peter Rollins


Peter Rollins

Peter Rollins (born Belfast, 1973) is the co-ordinator of the experimental collective Ikon. Ikon describes itself as iconic, apocalyptic, heretical, emerging and failing and engages in what it calls theodrama and 'transformance art'. Ikon has been widely associated with the emerging church movement.

Rollins is also a freelance philosophy lecturer and writer who specialises in various aspects of continental philosophy, phenomenology and emerging church theology. He is currently a research associate with Trinity College Dublin

Educational background

He was educated at Queen's University, Belfast (graduating with a BA Hons in Scholastic Philosophy, an MA in Political Theory and Social Criticism and a PhD dealing with Post-Structural theory).

Selected Publications

* "How (Not) To Speak Of God" (Paraclete/SPCK, 2006)

* "The Fidelity of Betrayal: Towards a Church beyond Belief" (Paraclete/SPCK 2008)

* "The Orthodox Heretic and Other Impossible Tales" (Paraclete, April 2009)

* "Biting the Hand that Feeds" in "Evaluating Fresh Expressions: Explorations in Emerging Church", Ed Louise Nelstrop and Martyn Percy (Canterbury Press, 2009)

External links

* [http://www.peterrollins.net/ Rollins' Website]
* [http://wiki.ikon.org.uk/ Ikon Website]


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