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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 […]

Theology in the Pub – Grill a Theologian: Conor Cunningham

Tuesday 23 February – 8pm Grill a theologian – Your chance to ask a Theologian about absolutely anything! Dr Conor Cunningham is an Associate Professor of Theology and Philiosophy at the University of Nottingham, and the Co-Director of the Centre of Theology and Philosophy. He’s the Author of Genealogy of Nihilism: Philosophies of Nothing and […]

Social Media and Human Flourishing: Call for Papers

Social Media and Human Flourishing: Call for Papers Interdisciplinary Colloquium: September 16-18, 2016, Montreal, Canada Keynote by Dr. Eric McLuhan Author of The Sensus Communis, Synesthesia, and the Soul: An Odyssey (2015) and with Marshal McLuhan Media and Formal Cause (2011) It has now been nearly twenty years since the internet became a defining part of […]

CFP: At Oxford: “Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology”

Call for Papers Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology Day Conference – Friday, 20 May 2016 Worcester College, Oxford This conference is intended to bring theologians, philosophers of religion, and literary scholars together to frame approaches to the problem of political evil—a project one might call ‘political demonology’—for our contemporary […]

Lecture: Muslims in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges, by Professor Akbar Ahmed

Lecture: Muslims in Europe – Opportunities and Challenges Location: Keighton Auditorium, University Park Campus Date: Tuesday 24th May 2016 (19:00-20:30) Contact: Jon Hoover Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Nottingham Karimia Institute t: 0115 841 5806 or 07519 535 802 Public lecture at the UoN, Tuesday, 24 May 2016: “Muslims in Europe: Opportunities and Challenges” […]

The Institut Saint-Serge: Celebrating 90 Years of Anglican-Orthodox Dialogue

To mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Saint Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute, Paris, and the publication of the first Agreed Statement of the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Dialogue: ‘In the Image and Likeness of God: A Hope-Filled Anthropology’, a special conference has been organised: ‘The Institut Saint-Serge: Celebrating 90 Years of Anglican-Orthodox Dialogue’ This conference will take […]

Updates to event: Radical Orthodoxy and Protestantism

Please see the updated details for this event below: Although The Cambridge Movement, or Radical Orthodoxy (RO), emerged from a group of Anglo-Catholics and Catholics, it has developed as a uniquely ecumenical theology, attracting the interest of both Eastern Orthodox and Protestant Christians. Despite criticising the Reformation for its lack of a ‘theology of participation’, […]

A Theological Symposium: Thomism and Predestination

Dear Friends of the Thomistic Institute, We are pleased to announce an upcoming theological symposium co-sponsored by the Aquinas Center (Ave Maria University) and the Thomistic Institute, titled “Thomism and Predestination” on January 25-27, 2016 at Ave Maria University. Please see the attached poster for the list of speakers. For registration and general inquiries, please […]

Day Colloquium: Radical Orthodoxy and Protestantism

Centre of Theology and Philosophy Radical Orthodoxy and Protestantism Day Colloquium Highfield House, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD 21st November 2015 10.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. www.nottingham.ac.uk/theology Speakers Nathan Barczi: RO and Barth Silvianne Bürki: Peter Martyr and Metaphysics of Causality in the Reformation Sven Grosse: Critique of RO Readings of Luther Boris Gunjevic: RO and […]

Philosophy Seminar: Jacques Maritain and England

Quarr Abbey 19th-20th September 2015 Philosophy Seminar JACQUES MARITAIN and ENGLAND In 1914, Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) was the first guest welcomed in their new guest house by the community of Solesmes exiled at Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight. One century on, the seminar will reflect on the links between Jacques Maritain and England, and endeavour […]

Theology events in Manchester

From Stephen John Wright: Our summer research programme is kicking off here at Nazarene Theological College. If you are in the Manchester area, you might want to consider dropping by one of our research events: 13th of June: One Day Theology Conference Keynote: Paul Avis “Communion and Mission: an agenda for the church” I’ll be […]

Philosophies of Christianity: New Ways in Philosophy of Religion

Philosophies of Christianity: New Ways in Philosophy of Religion Research Conference Organized by Pázmány Péter Catholic University June 26-27, 2015 Budapest Szentkirályi u. 28. John Paul II Hall Click on the image above or here to download the flyer for this event [PDF].  

Conference: Patents on Life: Through the Lenses of Law, Religious Faith, and Social Justice

>> CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT Patents on Life: Through the Lenses of Law, Religious Faith and Social Justice 4-5 September 2015, Hosted by the Von Hügel Institute, St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge Sponsored by the Von Hügel Institute and the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy at the University of St. […]

Conference: What’s Wrong with Rights?

WHAT’S WRONG WITH RIGHTS? A McDonald Centre conference Christ Church, Oxford Thursday 21 May – Friday 22 May 2015 How absolute are rights? Do rights trump other moral considerations? What is the difference between natural rights and legally recognised rights? Do rights do justice to proper claims of the common good? What is the status […]

Forthcoming Events at The Aquinas Institute, Blackfriars

Powerful Logic: Aquinas’s Unified Theory of Prime Matter as Principle of Individuation and Pure Potency. Tuesday 5th May, 5.00 p.m. at Corpus Christi College. Lecture by Dr. Paul Symington. Reverence and Reflection in Aquinas’ Corpus Christi Liturgy Thursday 28th May, 4.30 p.m. at Blackfriars. Lecture by Prof. Barbara Walters. Followed by optional buffet supper and […]

Mater Dei Summer School: Dr Joseph S. O’Leary on Plotinus & Augustine’s Trinitarian Speculation

Mater Dei Institute of Education School of Theology and Philosophy Summer School “God in the Depths of the Mind: Plotinus and Augustine’s Trinitarian Speculation” presented by Dr Joseph S. O’Leary Sophia University, Japan One of the original sources of the ‘theological turn’ in phenomenology, Dr O’Leary is a theologian of international renown who has engaged […]

III International Summer School – Beyond Secular Faith: “RELIGION AND VIOLENCE”

Call for applications III International Summer School – Beyond Secular Faith “RELIGION AND VIOLENCE” 21–28 June, 2015, Granada (Spain) Organizing Institutions Centre for the Thought of John Paul II, Warsaw Institute of Philosophy Edith Stein, Granada International Center for the Study of the Christian Orient, Granada Institute of Theology Lumen Gentium, Granada We invite graduate […]

International Workshop on the Political-Theological Dimension in World Politics

[UPDATE: see the link below to download the full workshop programme] POLITICAL THEOLOGY OF THE INTERNATIONAL: International Relations as a Theo-Political Discourse? INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE POLITICAL-THEOLOGICAL DIMENSION IN WORLD POLITICS hosted by The School of International Relations, University of St Andrews Convenors: Dr. Vassilios Paipais and Professor Nicholas Rengger Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May, 2015 […]

Workshop at the University of Nottingham: Re-reading Derrida’s Faith and Knowledge

Re-reading Derrida’s Faith and Knowledge June 1-2nd 2015 University of Nottingham A Northern Theory School and Department of Theology and Religious Studies Workshop at the University of Nottingham In his enigmatic 1994 essay ‘Faith and Knowledge: The Two Sources of “Religion” within the Limits of Reason Alone’, Jacques Derrida explores the troubled place of religion […]

Theology Network: Prof Anthony Thiselton on the Transforming Power of the Bible

The Theology Network Nottingham is hosting an event next week with a talk given by Anthony Thiselton on the subject of the transforming power of the Bible. Professor Thiselton is a world renowned expert in the field of hermeneutics and it would be a great opportunity to hear him give a lecture. If you are interested […]

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