What Our Students Say
Forthcoming CoursesMon 08Mon 8 March, 2:00 pm to Thu 11 March, 2:00 pmMon 08Mon 8 March, 2:00 pm to Thu 11 March, 2:00 pmTue 09Tue 9 March, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Meet the Academic Staff
Director of Academic Development, Coordinator, Centre for Encountering the Bible, Short Courses and Programme Leader for Exploring Theology Read more
Coordinator, Centre for Formation in Ministry and Director of Contextual Learning Read more
Director of Studies and Tutor in Rural Ministry, Centre for Formation in Ministry Read more
- This event has passed.
Introduction to English Mystics
- Course Dates: Sat 5 November 2016, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
This short course will focus on Medieval English Mysticism and seek to address the question of why mysticism is becoming such a popular form of spirituality in today’s Britain.
By focusing on the English mystics the course seeks to explore our English mystical heritage and reflect on whether the spiritual concerns that our predecessors discuss are still relevant for us today.
The day will be divided up into four lectures. Each will examine different aspects of the rich English mystical tradition that is expressed in the writings of The Cloud author, Richard Rolle, Margery Kempe, Julian of Norwich and Walter Hilton.
No prior knowledge of the English mystics or mysticism is necessary.