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February 2019

Just Living: Faith and Community in an Age of Consumerism

Mon 18 February, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Globalisation and consumerism affect every area of our lives. It’s not just about shopping: these powerful forces shape our personal lives, how we relate to one another, how we view the world – and we’re having a serious impact both on the lives of the global poor, and on the health of the planet itself. In this lecture, Dr Ruth Valerio will look at these forces and consider how we can live well in this globalised, consumerist context and what… Read more

The Myth of the ‘Good’ War: Theological Perspectives on Moral Injury and Original Sin

Thu 28 February, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The 2019 Robbins Lecture at Sarum College will be held on 28 February 2019. ‘The Myth of the “Good” War: Theological perspectives on Moral Injury and Original Sin’ will be delivered by Dr Brian Powers. Brian is the first Vann Fellow at The Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies at Durham University. Vann Fellows study and illuminate the relationship of Christianity and the armed forces across time and space, across Christian traditions, and across many subject areas. It is named in memory of The… Read more
September 2019

Francis and the Sultan

Mon 16 September, 10:30 am to Tue 17 September, 4:30 pm
This conference will explore the meeting in 1219 during the Fifth Crusade of St Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik al-Kamil, as inspiration for Christian-Muslim dialogue today. The event is offered in partnership with the Third Order of the Society of St Francis (TSSF). Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more
October 2019

Into the North: The Defeat of Paganism and the Rise of Christianity from C4th

Thu 17 October, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This lecture will explore the enormous difficulties encountered by early missionaries as they attempted to take the Gospel to the North, the toppling of the Viking gods, and how trade and war with Christian states made their impression on these fiercely independent peoples. We shall look at the earliest Christian artefacts found in Scandinavia and Iceland, and at those which looked both back and forwards, to the old religions and the new. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk … Read more
November 2019

MODEM Conference 2019

Thu 21 November, 12:00 pm to Fri 22 November, 2:00 pm
Details for the MODEM Conference 2019 are forthcoming. Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception) Read more
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