Archived Posts for Christine Nielsen-Craig

Launch of Broken Bodies by Karen O’Donnell

Trauma, says Dr Karen O’Donnell, Coordinator of the Centre for Contemporary Spirituality at Sarum College, ‘is like an earthquake that rips through a person’s identity, uprooting previously secure beliefs and shifting the landscape of faith in unrecognisable ways. ‘For some … Read more

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The Gift of Years: Human Flourishing and Ageing

Eley McAinsh, editor of the Bible Reading Fellowship’s Reflections for Older People interviewed Sarum College’s Principal, James Woodward, earlier this year. The BRF’s Gift of Years programme aims to inspire, equip and enable church across the UK to meet the spiritual needs of older … Read more

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Anniversary Tribute to Muslim Institute Winter Gathering

Last weekend, more than 60 delegates celebrated the 10th anniversary of the gathering, this year entitled ‘Muslim Futures: Lost and Found in 2050’. The group explored the challenge and potential set to impact Muslim communities, with sessions on topics such as … Read more

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Dr Karen O’Donnell To Head Sarum College’s Centre for Contemporary Spirituality

Sarum College is pleased to announce the appointment* of Dr Karen O’Donnell as Coordinator of the Centre for Contemporary Spirituality at Sarum College. Dr O’Donnell is a feminist, ecumenical, practical theologian whose interdisciplinary research interests span theology, spirituality, and pedagogy. … Read more

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Exploring Truth from Sweden to Salisbury

By Dr Deborah Lewer I recently spent three memorable days in the delightful Swedish town of Uppsala with more than a hundred scholars from both sides of the Atlantic gathered to explore ‘The Place of Truth’ at the biennial conference … Read more

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Rowan Hisayo Buchanan Joins Sarum Symposium Panel

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan joins the prestigious line-up of authors on the panel of the Sarum Symposium, 22 October, from 6.30 to 8pm at Salisbury Guildhall. In an interview about her debut novel Harmless Like You, Buchanan says: ‘A lot of … Read more

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Bishop Alastair Redfern named new Chair of Sarum College Trustees

Sarum College is pleased to announce the appointment of The Rt Revd Dr Alastair Redfern as Chair of Sarum College Trustees. The former Bishop of Derby has expertise in the fields of theology, church history, social justice, clergy training, leadership … Read more

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Congratulations to Sarum Ordinands

‘One of the privileges and delights of our work together in the Sarum Centre for Formation in Ministry is our presence at ordinations,’ says The Rev Canon Professor James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College. ‘These services mark a culmination of … Read more

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Sarum Hosts new Homes for Swifts

Four new nesting boxes tucked under the eaves of Sarum’s East Wing building await Salisbury’s arrival of swifts this year. Swifts have long nested under the eaves of the College’s historic buildings, and elsewhere in the Cathedral Close. Around the country, … Read more

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Kentia, Ficus and Dracaena

Welcome to Kentia, Ficus and Dracaena – three new arrivals adding a bit of lushness to College decor. We’re grateful for these gifts from a generous Friend of Sarum College. Read more

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