Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies, Professor of Practical Theology and Pastoral Care, University of Aberdeen
BD, PhD (Aberdeen), RMN (Registered Mental Nurse), RNMD (Registered Nurse for People with Learning Disabilities)
John Swinton is Professor in Practical Theology and Pastoral at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. For 16 years he worked as a registered mental health nurse and as a community mental health chaplain. He has published widely within the area of Disability theology, spirituality and health, qualitative research and mental health. His book Dementia: Living in the memories of God won the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Ramsey Prize for excellence in theological writing in 2016.