Harvey G. Cox

Harvey G. Cox (1929–) is former Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard University. One of the most famous theologians in America and beyond, his many influential books include The Secular City (1965), which became an international bestseller, Many Mansions: A Christian’s Encounter with Other Faiths (1988) and When Jesus Came to Harvard: Making Moral Decisions Today (2004). His research and teaching interests focus primarily on the interaction of religion, culture and politics. Among the issues he explores in his work are urbanization, theological developments in world Christianity, Jewish-Christian relations, and spiritual movements–especially Pentecostalism–in a global setting.