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King-Ho Leung

King-Ho Leung has written 19 posts for CENTRE of THEOLOGY and PHILOSOPHY

Jeffrey Bishop: Tekne, Liturgy and Participation (7 June)

The distinction between tekhne and episteme reverberates through the history of Western philosophy; tekhne becoming the instrumental art of the sophist and episteme taking on the role of truth generation by the philosopher. Thinkers like Bernard Stiegler have argued that technology and culture, and thus technology and human beings have always coevolved hand in hand. Peter-Paul […]

Signs in the Dust by Nathan Lyons

Signs in the Dust A Theory of Natural Culture and Cultural Nature Nathan Lyons Argues that the meaningful exchange of signs is not unique to humans and is present through all of nature Counters the common understanding of nature and culture as completely separate Draws from medieval philosophy, semiotics, biology, and modern evolutionary theory Purchase:  […]

Registration Now Open for the New Trinitarian Ontologies Conference

  REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the New Trinitarian Ontologies Conference www.newtrinitarianontologies.com Early-bird pricing ends 1st June

Announcing New Trinitarian Ontologies Conference (Sep 2019)

ANNOUNCING New Trinitarian Ontologies Conference University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity 13-15 September 2019 Follow and find out more on Twitter and Facebook.

John Milbank Lecture in Hong Kong 2019

The McDonald Faith and Global Engagement Distinguished Lecture Series Can We Save Our World? Religion and Ecology Prof. John Milbank (University of Nottingham) 28 January 2019 (Monday) | 7pm-8:30pmHKU Rayson Huang Theatre In light of the ongoing environmental crisis and climate change, many have suggested that we now live in the age of the Anthropocene, an age in which […]

A Revisionist Account of Natural Law and Natural Right (CLJ)

I will attempt, in this essay, to sketch in short compass an account of the historical development of natural right in relation to the older notion of natural law. My contention will be that the latter notion has, until recently, always been more dominant than the former, and that for a long time natural right […]

Alison Milbank, God & the Gothic, available for pre-order

God & the Gothic Religion, Romance and Reality in the English Literary Tradition Alison Milbank   Offers an original reworking of Gothic fiction, which is usually read as a secularizing genre, as instead doing creative theological work Takes the story right back to the Reformation, and locates tropes such as the usurper, fleeing heroine who […]

BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking: What St Augustine teaches us

Anne McEvoy and guests explore ideas of tryanny, martyrdom, sin and grace. Historian Gillian Clark and theologian John Milbank discuss the legacy of Augustine of Hippo. Find out more at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0000d42

Sydney School of Theology, Culture & Public Engagement 2019

Held over three days, the ADM’s School of Theology, Culture & Public Engagement is a unique, curated program of masterclasses delivered by leading scholars working at the intersection of theology, culture and public engagement. The STCPE creates space in a busy city for Christians to immerse themselves in theological reflection on the ideas shaping our culture. We […]

‘Excellent Women’ Lecture Series at Westminster Abbey

Jane Austen’s Afterlife: Art, Culture and Religion The Reverend Dr Alison Grant Milbank 5th June 2018, 6.30 – 7.45 pm, in the Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey In this first lecture, the Reverend Dr Alison Grant Milbank, Associate Professor of Literature and Theology, University of Nottingham, discusses the work of Jane Austen (1775 – 1817). To […]

theForum@LSE: Death

Death 29 May | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm All welcome | Free to attend | First come, first served at the door ‘To philosophize is to learn to die’, writes Michel de Montaigne, in a lineage of death-preoccupied thinkers reaching back to Plato’s Socrates. Can philosophers fulfil such a lofty injunction? How might learning […]

‘All there is today is a lack of the All.’

  John Milbank’s essay, ‘The All: A philosophico-political polemic‘ is now available to read online at The Immanent Frame, as part of their special project ‘Is this all there is‘.  

Job: Assistant Professor in Religious Ethics

The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham is seeking to enhance and complement its existing strengths in teaching and research with the appointment of a new Assistant Professor in Religious Ethics. The successful candidate will be well grounded in the methods and theory of the study of religion, design and deliver […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: The 2018 Telos Europe Conference

Friday, August 31, to Sunday, September 2, 2018 Ragusa, Sicily The Endurance of Empire  Conference Description The end of the two world wars saw the fall of mighty empires—from the Tsarist Empire, the Kaiserreich and the Ottoman Empire to the Third Reich and the Japanese Empire. This was followed by the dissolution of the French and British […]

Available for pre-order: Myth and Solidarity in the Modern World, by Timothy Stacey

Available for pre-order from Routledge: Myth and Solidarity in the Modern World: Beyond Religious and Political Division, by Timothy Stacey. In the context of the rise of reactionary politics across the globe, this book seeks new ways of developing solidarity across religious, political and economic differences. Drawing on an increasingly influential Christian theological movement, postliberalism, it […]

Divine Creation & Linguistic Creations: A Conference in Celebration of Prof. Janet Soskice’s Work

1 December 2017, Cambridge UK This celebration of Prof. Janet Soskice’s theological career and work brings together scholars from Yale, Notre Dame, the University of Cambridge, and beyond. Topics drawn from her oeuvre include theological language and poetics, liturgy and symbolics of gender, creation ex nihilo, Soskician legacies, and the future of theology. To book […]

RETHINK Reformation 2017

2017 is the official 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. It is also the year in which Aarhus is to be the European Capital of Culture (EcoC), under the general theme of Rethink. These historical constellations provide a unique opportunity not only to celebrate and commemorate, but also to critically review the legacy of the Reformation, retool […]

CONFERENCE: ‘Theology and Politics in the German Imagination, 1789–1848’

CRASSH, University of Cambridge 10 July 2017 – 11 July 2017 A two-day international conference in July 2017, bringing together scholars of different disciplines to challenge conventional narratives about the interrelationship between religion and politics in early nineteenth-century Germany (and German-speaking central Europe). Speakers include Frederick Beiser, Gareth Stedman-Jones, and Marion Heinz. Registration now open! Sign […]

CoTP Symposium: Agamben and Decadence (Nottingham, 25 May)

Agamben and Decadence A symposium featuring: Agata Bielik-Robson (University of Nottingham) Arthur Bradley (Lancaster University) John Milbank (University of Nottingham) Piotr Sawczyński (Jagiellonian University, Kraków) 2pm, Thursday 25 May 2017 The Machicado Suite, Willoughby Hall University of Nottingham, NG7 2RD Free; no registration needed.

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