Francesca Murphy is Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Notre Dame du Lac. She was formerly Professor of Christian Philosophy in the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, where she taught from 1995 until 2010. Her major interest is theological aesthetics. She has written books such as Christ The Form of Beauty (Bloomsbury), The Comedy of Revelation (Bloomsbury), Art and Intellect in the Philosophy of Etienne Gilson and God is not a Story: Realism Revisited (OUP, 2009). Her most recent book is Gnosis and the Theocrats from Mars (Bloomsbury, February 2019). She has also edited several volumes, including The Providence of God: Deus Habet Consilium (Continuum, 2009) and The OUP Handbook to Christology (OUP, 2015). Professor Murphy has translated four books.