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Reading Fiction as a Spiritual Practice

  • Course Dates: Mon 28 October, 10:00 am to Wed 30 October, 4:00 pm

William Blake called the Old and New Testaments ‘The Great Code of Western Art’.

We will explore the symbols at play in three novels: To Kill a Mockingbird (Mon 28), Jane Eyre (Tues 29), and The Life of Pi (Wed 30)-in profound conversation with the Bible.

Discounted B&B is available for those who wish to stay in College and attend more than one day.

In collaboration with The Centre for Contemporary Spirituality

Contact Alison Ogden for all booking enquiries
aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception)

Course Details

Mon 28 October, 10:00 am
Wed 30 October, 4:00 pm
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Jayme Reaves is the Centre Coordinator and also Coordinator for the Short Course programme at Sarum College. She is a public theologian, with a specialist interest in making the Bible, theology, and theological methods more accessible to the public and helping congregations and communities reflect on the public impact of their theology. She is also an Honorary Fellow at the Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education. Michael Verde facilitates literary discussions for organisations, libraries and reading groups via podcasts. His PhD is literary theory and empathetic communication.
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