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TQQ: The Languages of Salvation: Metaphor and Diversity

TQQ: The Languages of Salvation: Metaphor and Diversity

Tue 31 January, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Christians have drawn upon a variety of images to describe the continuing impact of Jesus’ life, death and resurrection upon human lives. We explore the reasons behind the plurality of metaphors used in understanding the nature of God’s salvation through …

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Ventures in Faith: Who Is Jesus Anyway?

Ventures in Faith: Who Is Jesus Anyway?

Mon 6 February, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VenturesInFaith

Prophet, wandering preacher, radical, miracle-maker, all-round nice kind of guy, God? The question of who Jesus is has been asked from the beginning right up until the present. Let’s explore some of these debates, and ask ourselves if the question …

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The Holy Spirit in Feminist Theology

The Holy Spirit in Feminist Theology

Tue 7 February, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
feministtheology

Is the doctrine of the Holy Spirit in Christian theology good news or bad news for women? Is the Holy Spirit in traditional dogman the guardian of the status quo or does it offer the dynamic possibility for change? How …

TQQ: Christ’s Death as Victorious and Vicarious: Eastern and Western Church Views of Salvation

TQQ: Christ’s Death as Victorious and Vicarious: Eastern and Western Church Views of Salvation

Tue 7 February, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
TQQ

The two main historic families of Christian thought and belief, the Orthodox and the Catholic, have characteristic emphases in their understanding of salvation. We consider the differences between these traditions, and their implications for understanding the death and resurrection of …

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Resourcing a Good Lent

Resourcing a Good Lent

Thu 9 February, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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Lent can be a confusing time. Should we run a Lent course? If so, how do we go about it and what resources are available? What are the practicalities? Should we consider a Lent book to read each day? Come …

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TQQ: The Sacraments: Celebrating Salvation

TQQ: The Sacraments: Celebrating Salvation

Tue 14 February, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
TQQ

Lying at the heart of the majority of Christian traditions, sacraments have attracted sustained theological thinking, heated debate and rich devotional writing. This session will consider the nature of the sacraments and their place within Christian traditions of worship. Advance …

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Author Talk and Book Launch with Simon Parke

Author Talk and Book Launch with Simon Parke

Mon 20 February, 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
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A return visit by popular author Simon Parke, this time to launch his first historical novel about Charles 1, The Soldier, The Gaoler, The Spy and her Lover. January 30th 1649. England is not a country that wishes to execute …

Ventures in Faith: The Trinity: Maths Gone Wrong?

Ventures in Faith: The Trinity: Maths Gone Wrong?

Mon 20 February, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
VenturesInFaith

Three in One and One in Three? Please! We shall dig, reflect and embrace the shape and meaning of God – creator, redeemer and sustainer. Bring your calculator… Advance booking not required, simply come along on the evening. For further …

Relocating Religion: Cultural and Spiritual Realignments

Relocating Religion: Cultural and Spiritual Realignments

Mon 20 February, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 February, 5:00 pm
RelocatingReligion

In a so called ‘secular age’ has religion and more specifically Christian faith and belief simply disappeared from public view altogether? Do modern people no longer require the ‘sacred canopy’ of religion to feel at home in the world? Has …

Working Together

Working Together

Mon 20 February, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 February, 1:00 pm
WorkingTogether

This module encourages engagement with a hermeneutical approach grounded in the Holy Trinity, which is examined through a number of traditions. Biblical examples of ministry and working together are critiqued through the disciplines of sociology, psychology and organisational studies and …

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TQQ: Christ as Liberator: Liberation Theology and Feminism

TQQ: Christ as Liberator: Liberation Theology and Feminism

Tue 21 February, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
TQQ

In our time Jesus has become both the liberator of the poor and oppressed and the liberator of women in new and foundational ways. Is it the case therefore that history has been largely ‘his story’ rather than ‘her story’, …

Relocating Religion: Cultural and Spiritual Realignments

Relocating Religion: Cultural and Spiritual Realignments

Mon 20 February, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 February, 5:00 pm
RelocatingReligion

In a so called ‘secular age’ has religion and more specifically Christian faith and belief simply disappeared from public view altogether? Do modern people no longer require the ‘sacred canopy’ of religion to feel at home in the world? Has …

Working Together

Working Together

Mon 20 February, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 February, 1:00 pm
WorkingTogether

This module encourages engagement with a hermeneutical approach grounded in the Holy Trinity, which is examined through a number of traditions. Biblical examples of ministry and working together are critiqued through the disciplines of sociology, psychology and organisational studies and …

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Wellbeing and Salvation in Hospital and Church

Wellbeing and Salvation in Hospital and Church

Wed 22 February, 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm
DouglasDaviesLecture

Salvation, an idea that both languishes and flourishes in currents of contemporary Christianity, is first cousin to Wellbeing. Both frame life’s meaning in its more emotional and thoughtful dimensions, each possesses roots in fear, carries its own anxiety, and is …

Relocating Religion: Cultural and Spiritual Realignments

Relocating Religion: Cultural and Spiritual Realignments

Mon 20 February, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 February, 5:00 pm
RelocatingReligion

In a so called ‘secular age’ has religion and more specifically Christian faith and belief simply disappeared from public view altogether? Do modern people no longer require the ‘sacred canopy’ of religion to feel at home in the world? Has …

Working Together

Working Together

Mon 20 February, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 February, 1:00 pm
WorkingTogether

This module encourages engagement with a hermeneutical approach grounded in the Holy Trinity, which is examined through a number of traditions. Biblical examples of ministry and working together are critiqued through the disciplines of sociology, psychology and organisational studies and …

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Exploring Churches in Britain and Europe

Exploring Churches in Britain and Europe

Thu 23 February, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ChurchesInBritainAndEurope

This series of six weekly Thursday evening lectures will focus on churches in selected areas of Britain and Europe. It will examine the characteristics that give identity to their churches and will illustrate their distinctive features and treasures. Areas to be …

Relocating Religion: Cultural and Spiritual Realignments

Relocating Religion: Cultural and Spiritual Realignments

Mon 20 February, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 February, 5:00 pm
RelocatingReligion

In a so called ‘secular age’ has religion and more specifically Christian faith and belief simply disappeared from public view altogether? Do modern people no longer require the ‘sacred canopy’ of religion to feel at home in the world? Has …

Working Together

Working Together

Mon 20 February, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 February, 1:00 pm
WorkingTogether

This module encourages engagement with a hermeneutical approach grounded in the Holy Trinity, which is examined through a number of traditions. Biblical examples of ministry and working together are critiqued through the disciplines of sociology, psychology and organisational studies and …

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Lunchtime Concert: Colin Howard & Gisele Boll

Lunchtime Concert: Colin Howard & Gisele Boll

Fri 24 February, 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm
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Lunchtime Concert with Colin Howard (piano) and Gisele Boll (violin). Programme includes violin and piano duos by JS Bach, Pärt and Tavener. Lunchtime Concerts are held in the College’s Butterfield chapel and are followed by a light buffet lunch (included …

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Bible in Context

Bible in Context

Sat 25 February, 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
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This course will enable participants to develop their understanding of the nature of the exegetical task involved preparation for preaching, as well as developing their skills in the art of preaching itself. This is a task which requires some understanding of …

Introduction to Christian Doctrine and History

Introduction to Christian Doctrine and History

Sat 25 February, 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
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This course will cover key periods and issues in the history of the church and major doctrinal developments. Participants will be introduced to a timeline of Church history, and study some major events in more detail, such as Nicaea and Chalcedon, the Reformation, …

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Preaching the Atonement

Preaching the Atonement

Tue 28 February, 12:00 pm to Wed 1 March, 2:00 pm
PreachingTheAtonement

This course is for those who, during this period of Lent, have to preach, teach or explain why Jesus had to die. Redemption, sacrifice, judgement, atonement, satisfaction, wrath, righteousness, justification, reconciliation; these are some of the technical words used to …

TQQ: Christ and Suffering

TQQ: Christ and Suffering

Tue 28 February, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
TQQ

The crucifixion of Jesus and the ‘Passion of Christ’ still grab media headlines and box office success. Yet in a world where there is so much awful, needless and indiscriminate suffering how is all this squared with a wise and …

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Preaching the Atonement

Preaching the Atonement

Tue 28 February, 12:00 pm to Wed 1 March, 2:00 pm
PreachingTheAtonement

This course is for those who, during this period of Lent, have to preach, teach or explain why Jesus had to die. Redemption, sacrifice, judgement, atonement, satisfaction, wrath, righteousness, justification, reconciliation; these are some of the technical words used to …

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The Psalms as Resource in the Work of Spiritual Direction

The Psalms as Resource in the Work of Spiritual Direction

Thu 2 March, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
PsalmsAsResource

A day with Patrick Woodhouse exploring how the Psalms can be a help and resource in the challenge of Spiritual Direction. Patrick will use use his recently published book, Life in the Psalms, and draw upon his extensive knowledge of the …

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Day of Spiritual Reflection: Angel of the North

Day of Spiritual Reflection: Angel of the North

Fri 3 March, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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The Angel of the North by Antony Gormley guides us into Lent meeting us where we are. The Angel is a presence for those who travel north on the A1 as well as for those living nearby and for the …

Disability: Theology and Practice

Disability: Theology and Practice

Fri 3 March, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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Reflecting upon the challenges which disability presents to contemporary churches, this day will examine ways of thinking about disability through Scripture and Christian Tradition. On this basis, as well as using the resources of disability theory, we shall think about …

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