Religion and Society Research Group (in collaboration with Worcester Cathedral) Lectures, 2019
The Religion and Society Research Group was established in 2019 by Profs Stephen Parker (Education) and Darren Oldridge (History) in collaboration with The Rev’d Canon Dr Georgina Byrne (Worcester Cathedral) They began in Lent and they continue into the Autumn. A conference is planned for next academic year.
We are delighted to welcome four further lecturers over the coming months, who will be encouraging us to make connections between faith and the contemporary issues. In particular, these lectures will focus upon the themes of ‘migration’, ‘ecology’ and ‘craftsmanship’.
Except where stated, lectures are held in the Guesten, 15 College Green on Wednesdays, at 7.30pm.
For further details, please see the cathedral website. Dates to note:
The Lady Chapel, Worcester Cathedral, 7.30pm
Estates of Holiness: radical inclusion on the edge of the city
Speaker: Revd Dr Stephen Edwards
Team Rector of Wythenshawe & Area Dean of Withington
Diocese of Manchester
Walking, Wounds and Washing feet: a theological response to migration from ground level.
The Revd Dr Susanna Snyder
Lecturer in Ethics and Theology, Ripon College Cuddesdon
Approaches to Ecological Theology
Professor Christopher Southgate
Professor of Theodicy, University of Exeter
The Craft of Christian Discipleship: making and being made.
Professor Morwenna Ludlow
Head of Theology and Religion, University of Exeter