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April 2021

When God’s Face is Hidden: Theology in Times of Crisis

Wed 28 April, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
This interactive day course will use art and photography, as well as ancient and modern literary sources, drawing specifically upon the Jewish tradition and the Hebrew Bible, to discuss the rich interplay between God’s hiddenness and self-revelation in the theological imagination. Our study will be prefaced by an overview of the relation between voices of protest and praise in the Hebrew Bible and wider Jewish tradition; between God’s personal attributes as one who, in the rabbinical literature, weeps and jokes… Read more

May 2021

Art, Belief and Spirituality

Mon 10 May, 2:00 pm to Thu 13 May, 2:00 pm
This module will enable students to understand the relationship between Christian Spirituality and art. This relationship is explored from historical, cultural and theological perspectives, and students will be encouraged to develop their own aesthetic and spiritual awareness. The module also encourages students to appreciate the place of art in Christian worship and in the life of the Church. Those not on the MA programme are very welcome to book on this module as an auditor. Contact Alex Weir for all booking… Read more

June 2021

Theology and Film

Mon 28 June, 2:00 pm to Thu 1 July, 2:00 pm
This module explores the growing field of theology and film. Students will become conversant in the language and history of cinema, noting specifically the unique ways in which film uses technology, editing, framing, and sound to convey meaning. After a brief introduction to film studies, students will then explore the historical relationship between theology and film, with specific reference to the reception (ranging from prohibition to utilisation) of film by the Christian Churches. We will spend time looking at and studying… Read more
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