Centre for Theology and Religious Studies

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


Elisabeth is Professor of Ethics at CTR, Lund University part time and serves as Ethicist at the Research Department, Church of Sweden.

She has spent several years at Princeton University as visiting scholar. Since she returned to Sweden in 1995, she has lived in Lund and worked as Senior Ethicist and Associate Professor and lecturer in Ethics and Human Rights at Lund and Malmö Universities. She was Dean of the Pastoral Institute in Lund 2001 – 2005.


About the research

My research intersts are body and spirituality, global politics, Human rihgts, and Religion, Culture and Society. I am involved in research in South Africa and collaborate with scholars in the Nordic region and in the US. I have also been part of initiating networks among Lutheran women, "Writing back".


Books (8)
Editorships (1)
Articles (4)
Book chapters (6)
Reports (1)
Articles in specialist publications and popular press (1)

Research portal (Lund University)

Elisabeth Gerle

Adjunct Professor
Studies in Faith and World Views
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies

Contact information

E-mail elisabeth.gerlectr.luse

Phone +46 46 222 43 29

Visiting address Helgonavägen 3, Lund

Postal address Box 192, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 30