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CoTP has written 103 posts for CENTRE of THEOLOGY and PHILOSOPHY

Available from Veritas: Things Seen and Unseen: The Logic of Incarnation in Merleau-Ponty’s Metaphysics of Flesh, by Orion Edgar

Available in the Veritas series: Things Seen and Unseen: The Logic of Incarnation in Merleau-Ponty’s Metaphysics of Flesh, by Orion Edgar. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] The philosophy of Maurice Merleau-Ponty was developing into a radical ontology when he died prematurely in 1961. Merleau-Ponty identified this nascent ontology as a philosophy of incarnation […]

Available in the Veritas series: Owen Barfield: Philosophy, Poetry, and Theology, by Michael Vincent Di Fuccia

Available in the Veritas series: Owen Barfield: Philosophy, Poetry, and Theology, by Michael Vincent Di Fuccia. This book contains a foreword by Owen A. Barfield, the grandson of the Inkling Owen Barfield. [Purchase: Wipf & Stock | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] In this book Michael Di Fuccia examines the theological import of Owen Barfield’s poetic philosophy. He argues […]

New from Angelico Press: Person, Soul, and Identity: Philosophy and the Real Self, by Robert Bolton

Person, Soul, and Identity: Philosophy and the Real Self, by Robert Bolton The reality of the self is—perhaps paradoxically—of more than purely personal interest. It is as important for religion as is the existence of God. Without it, any religious message can only go from nothing to nothing. Worse yet, scepticism about self and soul […]

CFP: 5th International Summer School and Conference – Beyond Secular Faith – ”Politics as Theology”

Call for Applications and Call for Papers 5th  International Summer School and Conference – Beyond Secular Faith “Politics as Theology” 25th June–1st July,  2017, Granada (Spain) Organizing Institutions Institute of Philosophy Edith Stein, Granada Faculty of Philosophy – The Pontifical University of John Paul II , Krakow International Center for the Study of the Christian […]

Event: The Politics of Fear and the Shift to the Right

The Politics of Fear and the Shift to the Right Location: Hemsley Building B7 Date: Wednesday 1st February 2017 (16:00-18:00) Contact: King-Ho Leung The Centre of Theology and Philosophy presents a teach-in with staff and students. Following recent sessions by History and Philosophy departments, this session offers a chance to discuss and debate the fundamental […]

The Politics of Virtue: Panel Discussion

At 6.30pm on 22nd November, join an expert panel as they discuss The Politics of Virtue by John Milbank and Adrian Pabst: the fullest account so far of the post-liberal alternative in Western politics. [Obtain book from: Publisher | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com] Contemporary politics is dominated by a liberal creed that champions ‘negative liberty’ and […]

Interview with Aaron Riches on his Ecce Homo: On the Divine Unity of Christ

Aaron Riches is a joint faculty member of the Instituto de Filosofía Edith Stein and the Instituto de Teología Lumen Gentium in Granada, Spain, where he teaches theology at the Seminario Mayor San Cecilio. He is also author of ECCE HOMO: On the Divine Unity of Christ.

Conference: Convergence and Divergence: Responses to Involuntary Migration in Jeremiah and Ezekiel

The University of Nottingham Centre for the Bible, Ethics and Theology Convergence and Divergence: Responses to Involuntary Migration in Jeremiah and Ezekiel Saturday 25 June 2016 10.00-18.00 The Diamond, Sheffield Co-hosted with the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies www.nottingham.ac.uk/cbet Speakers: Mark Leuchter (Temple University): ‘A Resident Alien in Transit: Exile, Adaptation and Geomythology in […]

The Europe Question: Theology and International Relations

The Europe Question: Theology and International Relations Location: The Hemsley (Room B2) Date: Wednesday 22nd June 2016 (10:30-17:00) On the day before the momentous referendum, the CoTP is holding a study day with the Theology Department of the University of Fribourg to consider the account of Europe and International Relations given by John Milbank and […]

CSRES International Conference on “Wonder & the Natural World”

CSRES International Conference on “Wonder & the Natural World” June 20-23, 2016 Indiana University Conference Information and registration: www.go.iu.edu/R9a Visit the website of the Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics, and Society: www.indiana.edu/~csres/home.php KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DAVID ABRAM Plenary speakers: Michael Northcott / University of Edinburgh Whitney Bauman / Florida International University Gretel Van Wieren […]

“What is theology: Telling the story with an apple” with Conor Cunningham

Dr Conor Cunningham tells the story of the ways we can look at an apple. A piece of fruit, a quick healthy snack, but also the starting point for a more involved understanding of the universe and why there is ‘something rather than nothing’. Theology is about making connections, matters of ultimate concern to humans, […]

Notable: Australian Religious Thought, by Wayne Hudson

Now available: Australian Religious Thought, by Wayne Hudson (Monash University Publishing; April 20, 2016; 272pp+). [Purchase: Publisher | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com] Book description: This book is the first major historical study of Australian religious thought, arguing that religious thought can be found in many of Australia’s intellectuals, both in the religiously inclined and in those […]

International Interdisciplinary Conference: The Role of Church in a Pluralist Society: Good Riddance or Good Influence?

International Interdisciplinary Conference: The Role of Church in a Pluralist Society: Good Riddance or Good Influence? Has the Church a distinctive role in the public square? Is the Catholic Church, along with other Christian churches, just another group fighting for a place in society, seeking to further their own interests? Or do Christian churches have a different […]

Newly Available and forthcoming in INTERVENTIONS: Ecce Homo and A Theology of Grace in Six Controversies

Now available in the INTERVENTIONS series: Ecce Homo: On the Divine Unity of Christ, by Aaron Riches, with a foreword by Rowan Williams (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2016; 301pp+). [Purchase: Publisher | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk] Book description: Interacting with theologians throughout the ages, Riches narrates the development of the church’s doctrine of Christ as an […]

HowtheLightGetsIn2016: Philosophy and Music Festival at Hay

HowTheLightGetsIn2016 The Philosophy & Music Festival at Hay 26th May to 5th June Set on the edge of the Black Mountains alongside the Wye in the famed book town of Hay, HowTheLightGetsIn has a magical location. But that is the backdrop for the real magic to come. “There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the […]

Conference: Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology

Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology 20 May 2016 · Worcester College · Oxford KEYNOTES: Conor Cunningham (University of Nottingham, Associate Professor in Theology and Philosophy): on Evil and Nihilism Elizabeth Frazer (University of Oxford, Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations): on Shakespeare and Machiavelli further paper topics include: demonic repetition, Modernism, original sin, totalitarianism, literary […]

IV International Summer School – Beyond Secular Faith – “Marriage and Family – Human Relationships Facing the New Millenium”

IV INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL – Beyond Secular Faith GRANADA 29 MAY – 4 JUNE 2016 “Marriage and Family – Human Relationships Facing the New Millenium” The title of our annual summer school, Beyond Secular Faith, stems from our conviction that only a faith liberated from the conceptual restraints and ideological presuppositions imposed by secular culture […]

CoTP Workshop – Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide

CoTP Workshop – Metaphysics: First Philosophy after the Analytic-Continental Divide Location: Lenton Grove, University Park Date(s): Saturday 7th May 2016 (10:30-17:00) Contact: Please contact King-Ho Leung with any queries. For a while in the history of both the analytic and continental traditions, ‘metaphysics’ was regarded as an outdated or even forbidden philosophical discipline. In recent […]

Rowan Williams gives the 2016 Firth Lectures at the University of Nottingham

Firth Memorial Lectures 2016, hosted by the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham, welcomes: The Most Reverend Rowan Williams. The Anglican prelate, theologian and poet, who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012, will deliver the 2016 Firth Lectures: ‘Imagining Faith: perceptions of religious belief in modern writing’ Lecture […]

CFP: Slavoj Žižek and Christianity

Call for Papers for the edited volume “Slavoj Žižek and Christianity” Editors: Dr Sotiris Mitralexis & Dr Dionysios Skliris We would like to invite scholars interested in the Žižekian work’s relationship to Christianity or Christian theology to submit a scholarly article/book chapter for inclusion in the upcoming academic volume entitled Slavoj Žižek and Christianity. While […]

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