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Durham University

Centre for Catholic Studies

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Centre for Catholic Studies 10th Anniversary Conference

1. Searching the Questions, Sounding the Depths: Constructive Catholic Theology

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Academic panel comprising the following presentations: Prof. Karen Kilby: Mystery and the Contours of the Church: Revisiting Rahner; Prof. Paul D. Murray: The Keys of the Kingdom: On Picking the Locks and Unblocking the Stops on Genuine Mutual Accountability in the Catholic Ecclesial System; Prof. Nicholas M. Healy: Making Sense of Dissent: An Ecclesiology of Pneumatological Tension. First academic panel presented at the conference marking the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University (www.centreforcatholicstudies.co.uk). Conference entitled ‘Catholic Theology in the Public Academy: Searching the Questions, Sounding the Depths’, 18-20 April 2018.

2. Language, Gender, and the Church

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Academic panel comprising the following presentations: Prof. Janet Soskice: Beyond ‘The Brotherhood of Man’: Scripture, Language and the Church; Prof. Gerard Loughlin: Gender Ideology: For a ‘Third Sex’ Without Reserve; Revd Dr James Alison: ‘My Sheep Hear My Voice and I Know Them’: Reflections on Language, Tone, and Teaching in the Space Between Magister and Magisterium. Second academic panel presented at the conference marking the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University. The conference was entitled ‘Catholic Theology in the Public Academy: Searching the Questions, Sounding the Depths’ and took place on 18-20 April 2018. For more information, please see www.centreforcatholicstudies.co.uk

3. The Empirical Church: Social Scientific Study of Catholicism

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Academic panel comprising the following presentations: Dr Alana Harris: 'How Far Can You Go?' Researching Catholic Sexology and Devotional Piety Within the Secular Academy; Dr Tricia Bruce: Invitation to Sociology of Catholicism: Caveat Emptor. Chaired by Dr Anna Rowlands. Third academic panel presented at the conference marking the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University (www.centreforcatholicstudies.co.uk). Conference entitled ‘Catholic Theology in the Public Academy: Searching the Questions, Sounding the Depths’, 18-20 April 2018.

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Professor Linn Tonstad: ‘Vulnerabilities, Not Vulnerability: Considering Some Differences’

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Professor Tonstad (Yale Divinity School) presents this paper as part of the Centre for Catholic Studies conference on Suffering, Diminishment and the Christian Life. 9 Jan 2018, Durham.

Professor Karen Kilby: ‘The Seductions of Kenosis’

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Professor Kilby (Durham University) presents this paper as part of the Centre for Catholic Studies conference on Suffering, Diminishment and the Christian Life. 10 January 2018, Durham.

Professor Bernard McGinn: ‘Mystical Dereliction: Historical Explorations’

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Prof McGinn (University of Chicago) presents this paper as part of the Centre for Catholic Studies conference on Suffering, Diminishment and the Christian Life. 8 Jan 2018, Durham.

Prof Maurice Whitehead: Maps, Meridians and Missions

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Maps, Meridians and Missions: Christopher Maire, SJ (1697–1767), a Durham Cartographer in Enlightenment Italy. Prof Maurice Whitehead, Schwarzenbach Research Fellow at the Venerable English College, Rome, and Honorary Fellow at the Centre for Catholic Studies, presents this Ushaw Lecture. 22 February 2017 at Ushaw College

Doctor Dorothea Bertschmann: ‘Sin, Suffering and Death in Paul’

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Dr Bertschmann (College of the Resurrection, Mirfield) presents this paper as part of the Centre for Catholic Studies conference on Suffering, Diminishment and the Christian Life. 8 Jan 2018, Durham. The handout to go with this lecture is available at https://www.dur.ac.uk/resources/theology.religion/SufferingSinandDeathHandout.docx

Fr Rodolfo Cardenal, SJ: Rutilio Grande, Óscar Romero and Pope Francis

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Fr Rodolfo Cardenal, SJ, from the University of Central America, El Salvador, gives this Catholic Social Thought and Practice Lecture, marking the Romero Centenary, 100 years since the birth of Blessed Óscar Romero in El Salvador in 1917. The lecture is introduced by Professor Paul D. Murray (Dean-Director of the Centre for Catholic Studies, Durham University) and Julian Filochowski (Chair of the Archbishop Romero Trust). 2 Nov 2016, Durham University.

Catholic Martyrdom in Late Elizabethan England - Professor Michael Questier

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Prof Questier, Professor of History at Queen Mary University of London, presents this Easter Rising 100th Anniversary Ushaw Lecture. 26 Apr 2016, Ushaw

What has Christianity to do with welfare? Nick Spencer

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Nick Spencer, Research Director at Theos, offers a critical analysis of the relationship between Christianity and the various forms of "welfare state", suggesting that the relationship is more complex than commonly thought. Catholic Social Thought and Practice Lecture 12 May 2016, Durham University Lecture on Catholic Social Thought and Practice May 2016.

The Idea of Freedom: Reading Amartya Sen from a Catholic Perspective

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Speakers: Prof Stuart Corbridge (Vice-Chancellor, Durham University) Dr Mark Hayes (Durham University) Dr Augusto Zampini-Davies (CAFOD) Dr Séverine Deneulin (University of Bath) Introduced by Prof Paul D. Murray (Durham University) and Dr Anna Rowlands (Durham University) Joint Ushaw/Catholic Social Thought and Practice Lecture 25 Feb 2016, Durham University

Prof Peter Scott - Pope Francis and the Environment

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Pope Francis and the Environment Prof Scott, the Samuel Ferguson Professor of Applied Theology at the University of Manchester, gives his analysis of the 2015 encyclical Laudato si’. Catholic Social Thought and Practice Lecture 19 Nov 2015, Durham University

Prof John Morrill - Celebrating Advent and Christmas in the Penal Times

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Prof Morrill, Professor of British and Irish History at the University of Cambridge, presents this Ushaw lecture, organised jointly by Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies and the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. 15 Dec 2015, Ushaw

The Spirit and The Church - Prof Stanley Hauerwas

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Prof Hauerwas, Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law at Duke Divinity School, presents this public lecture as part of the The Tablet’s 175th Anniversary Conference, Durham: ‘The Spirit of Catholic Renewal: Signs, Sources, and Calling’ 2 Nov 2015, Durham University

HE Cardinal Walter Kasper Church, Mercy and the Signs of the Times

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Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture 2015/16, written by HE Cardinal Walter Kasper, Former President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, and read by Prof Eamon Duffy, Emeritus Professor of the History of Christianity, University of Cambridge. 3 Nov 2015, Durham University

Dr Meghan Clark - Pope Francis and Solidarity

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Dr Clark, Assistant Professor in Theology and Religious Studies at St John’s University, New York, gives this Catholic Social Thought and Practice Lecture. 18 May 2015, Durham University

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