Ray L. Hart

147 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
T: 617.353.3692
F: 617.358.3087
E: rayhart@bu.edu

Spring 2015 Office Hours: 113 Bay State Road, # 5 (2nd floor);
RN412/GRS RN712/STH TT855 office hours: Wed 10:00am-12:00pm
RN452/GRS RN752/STH TT806 office hours: Thurs 10:00am-12:00pm


Professor of philosophical and systematic theology; past chairman, Department of Religion; past director, Division of Religious and Theological Studies. Ph.D., Yale. Teaching and research interests are philosophy of religion, theology, religion and literature, religion and the arts. Publications include Unfinished Man and the Imagination; The Critique of Modernity; Religious and Theological Studies in American Higher Education; The Whirlwind in Culture (contributor); Voici Maître Eckhart (contributor). Past president of the American Academy of Religion (1984); past editor, Journal of the American Academy of Religion (1969-79).

Complete CV


  • RN 205 Major Western Religious Texts
  • RN 412/712 Theology of Christian Mysticism
  • RN 428/728 Theology Proseminar
  • RN 450/750 Topics in Philosophy of Religion
  • RN 451/751/STH TT 951 Topics in Continental Philosophy of Religion
  • CAS RN 452/752 Topics in Religious Thought