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The Philosophy of E. J. Lowe: a Memorial Conference

The Philosophy of E. J. Lowe: a Memorial Conference Professor E. J. (Jonathan) Lowe (1950-2014) spent the last thirty four years of his life at Durham University, during which time he established himself as one or the world’s leading philosophers and inspired scholars all over the world. This conference will take place from Sunday 27-Tuesday […]

Firth Lectures: Charles Taylor – ‘Theological Anthropology in the 21st Century’

Firth Lectures: Professor Charles Taylor – ‘Theological Anthropology in the 21st Century’ Thursday 8 May and Friday 9 May 2014 5pm in Room A01, Highfield House, University Park, University of Nottingham Charles Taylor is one of the leading philosophical theologians of our day and his lectures will be an attempt to assess where the Christian […]

Workshop: Figural Interpretation in the Gospels — Hijacking Israel’s Scriptures?

Figural Interpretation in the Gospels – Hijacking Israel’s Scriptures? A workshop with Richard B. Hays, Dean of Duke University Divinity School, George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament Thursday 1 May, 5.00 p.m. Keble College, Oxford On this occasion Prof. Richard B. Hays, one of today’s best-known New Testament scholars and the Dean of Duke Divinity […]

Center of Theological Inquiry: Summer Young Scholar Workshops

Summer Young Scholar Workshops June 2 – 6, 2014 With support from the John Templeton Foundation Young scholars – current doctoral and post-doctoral students, and pre-tenured junior faculty in full-time or adjunct appointments – are invited to apply for one of two interdisciplinary workshops running concurrently at the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, NJ, […]

‘David Jones: Christian Modernist?’ Conference in Oxford, 10-13 September 2014

David Jones: Christian Modernist? Oxford: 10-13 September 2014 ‘Modernism’ in literature and the arts is associated with cultural and political rebellion, ‘making it new’ through formal experimentation, and a widespread drive towards a regenerated New Era of human history. For many modernists, Christianity stood for a bygone era to be overcome; the reactionary, dead hand […]

Ratzinger Symposium 2014

Ratzinger Symposium 2014 The Christian Vision of Humanity Date: Saturday April 12th 9.00am-5.30pm Venue: Divine Word Missionaries, Moyglare Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare, Ireland Booking: ratzingersymposium2014@gmail.com Information: http://www.ratzingersymposium.blogspot.ie All Welcome 09.00-09.30 Arrivals and Registration Welcome: Rev Dr Vincent Twomey SVD (Professor Emeritus, Moral Theology, Maynooth) 09.30-10.00 Paper 1: Mr Philip Cremin (WIT): Being and Becoming: Speaking […]

Montefiore Lecture 2014

Montefiore Lecture 2014 You are cordially invited to the 2014 Montefiore Lecture which will be given by Reverend Dr Giles Fraser. ‘Between two worlds: A reflection on assimilation.’ The lecture will be chaired by Professor Tony Kushner Tuesday 4 March 2014 – 6pm The Montefiore Lecture is part of the Parkes Institute annual lecture series […]

Two Study Days at the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University

The Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University, is hosting two Study Days: The Theology and Practice of Prayer in the Catholic Tradition A Study Day for Clergy, Laity and Students of Theology Saturday 15 March, 2014 Postgraduate Study Day: Catholicism and Critical Theory Monday 28 April, 2014 All are welcome to attend. Details of both […]

CFP: Paul Tillich: Theology and Legacy

Paul Tillich: Theology and Legacy A conference in Oxford engaging with Tillich’s work. 14th-15th July 2014 – http://tillichoxford2014.wordpress.com Paul Tillich features on anyone’s list of most significant and influential 20th Century theologians. In an age where it is tempting to retreat into intra-theological discussion or dismiss the secular world, Tillich’s vision for a theology which […]

Conference: ‘For the Greater Glory of God and the More Universal Good’

Conference: ‘For the Greater Glory of God and the More Universal Good’ A celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the Foundation of Heythrop College and the Jesuit Educational Tradition Thursday 19 – Friday 20 June 2014 Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU During the academic year 2013-2014, Heythrop College is celebrating […]

CFP: The Futures of Capitalism Conference

Call for Papers: The Futures of Capitalism Conference 8th-9th April 2014 The University of Winchester This conference is the culmination of a year-long series events, sponsored by Winchester Cathedral, Winchester Business Improvement District and the University of Winchester, in collaboration with the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics and Public Life, University of Oxford. The Futures […]

I am monkey, I am robot, I am not — the Darwinian account of identity, a lecture by Conor Cunningham

Lectures on Identity weekly series: I am monkey, I am robot, I am not — the Darwinian account of identity Conor Cunningham Department of Theology and Religious Studies 5pm, Wednesday 5 March B1, Physics Building University Park University of Nottingham This is a free event. Follow Lectures on Identity on: Facebook Twitter Official University of Nottingham […]

University of Cambridge Science Festival 2014

  Throughout the Festival Monday 10 – Friday 21 March The Science Festival starts here! Welcome to the first week of events at the Science Festival: the programme is packed with talks, tours and discussions on a range of topics from healthy brains, the science of cycling and making machines that see, to exploring our Universe from its […]

Institute of Ideas: Academy Scholarship Programme 2014

Dear All, ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION 2014 For the third year, the Institute of Ideas will be running the Academy Scholarship Programme for full time students of ANY academic discipline. Successful applicants will be eligible to attend the annual Academy weekend for only £60. Read on for details of how to apply. WHAT IS THE ACADEMY? […]

The Politics of Spirit: Augustine and Hegel in Dialogue

“The Politics of Spirit: Augustine and Hegel in Dialogue” Princeton University Keynote: Robert Pippin, University of Chicago Thursday, March 6, 2014 4:30 – 6:00 PM – McCormick 101 Friday, March, 7 2014 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM – Location TBD Coordinated by Eric Gregory and Molly Farneth, Department of Religion Sponsored by: The Princeton University […]

SST: Call for Papers – Schillebee​ckx 100 conference

GRACE, GOVERNANCE AND GLOBALIZATION: THEOLOGY AND PUBLIC LIFE a theological conference in honour of Edward Schillebeeckx’ 100th birthday August 27th-30th, 2014 :: Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands Keynote speakers include: Lieven Boeve, Erik Borgman, William Cavanaugh, Christoph Hübenthal, Siobhán Garrigan, Emmanuel Katongole, Sebastian Kim, Annemarie Mayer, Aristotle Papanikolaou, Elizabeth Phillips, Anna Rowlands, Graham Ward, and […]

Aquinas Seminars at Blackfriars – Hilary 2014 term

Aquinas Seminar – Hilary 2014 30 January – Gilles Emery, OP (Université de Fribourg) “The Relation of Creation” 6 February – Lydia Schumacher (Oriel College, Oxford) “Theological Philosophy: A Thomistic Departure from Inquiry into the Rationality of Christian Faith” 13 February – Emmanuel Durand, OP (Institut Catholique de Paris) “The Gospel of Prayer and Theologies […]

Upcoming Event at Heythrop College: The Practice of the Presence of God

The Department of Theology Heythrop College of the University of London THE PRACTICE OF THE PRESENCE OF GOD THEOLOGY AS A WAY OF LIFE Saturday, January 11th, 2014 Rowan Williams (Cambridge) Sebastian Brock (Oxford) Luigi Gioia (Rome, Italy) Martin Laird (Philadelphia, USA) Andrew Louth (Durham) Margaret R Miles (Berkley, USA) Nikolaï Sakharov (Essex) Frances Young […]

Book Launch Seminar: Heidegger’s Eschatology

The Oxford Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought invites you to a Seminar and Book Launch for Heidegger’s Eschatology (Oxford University Press, 2013), by Judith Wolfe. Panelists: Prof. Werner Jeanrond Prof. Stephen Mulhall Prof. Thomas Sheehan Seminar followed by a book launch with refreshments St John’s College Research Centre, 45 St Giles 26 November 2013 at 4.30pm It would […]

Merleau-Ponty and Theology: An Afternoon Colloquium

Merleau-Ponty and Theology: An Afternoon Colloquium Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge 12th December, 12.30–5.00 On Thursday 12th December we will be joined by four plenary speakers – Rowan Williams, Spike Bucklow, Orion Edgar and Oliver Soskice – each of whom will invite discussion on a different area of Merleau-Ponty’s work, with particular reference to themes in theology […]

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