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POSTPONED: Scott Holland Symposium 2020: Does Anglicanism Build Nations?

4th April 2020, 09:30, Prior's Hall, Durham Cathedral

The Scott Holland Symposium 2020 has been postponed. It is now planned for Saturday 5 September 2020 - please check here for further updates in due course.

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Does Anglicanism Build Nations? Anglican Churches in Post-War Reconstruction, Nation-Building, and Peace and Reconciliation Since 1945

Speakers and subjects


Revd Dr Peter Howson (Oxford Brookes University): British Anglicans and German Evangelicals: The search for reconciliation in the years after World War Two

Dr Matthew Grimley (Merton College, Oxford): Anglicans and the New Jerusalem: The Church
of England and social reconstruction in Britain after 1945


Revd Dr Sarah Hills (Vicar of Holy Island, Lindisfarne): Reconciliation reimagined: A theology
of restitution as embodied reconciliation in a community in post-apartheid South Africa


Revd Dr Yazid Said (Liverpool Hope University): The coherence of Middle Eastern societies
today: Anglican and Islamic political thought

Cost (including refreshments and sandwich lunch) £20.00 per person.
Please send cheques payable to The Scott Holland Trust to Canon Professor Michael Snape,
Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University, Abbey House, Palace Green, Durham DH1
3RS.

Nearby bed and breakfast accommodation may be booked by attendees at St. Chad’s College (Tel: 0191 334 3358) or at St. John’s College (Tel: 0191 334 3500).


The Scott Holland Trust was set up to perpetuate the memory of Henry Scott Holland by way of
founding a Holland Lecture on ‘the theology of the Incarnation and its bearing on the social and
economic life of man.’ It has been delivered by many of the most important theological and
political thinkers of the twentieth century including former Archbishops of Canterbury William
Temple, Michael Ramsey and Rowan Williams, as well as professors including R.H. Tawney, A.D.
Lindsay and D.M. Mackinnon. More recently lecturers have included director of the British
Museum Neil MacGregor, the Rt Hon. Frank Field, and Professor Grace Davie.