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Durham University

Department of Theology and Religion

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Events for 15 January 2019

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Spirituality, Theology and Health Research Seminar: Caring for women with eating disorders: Could insights from feminist theology reform the practice of pastoral care?

Presented by Dr Carolyn Blair, Queen’s University Belfast
17 January 2019 16:30 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

Contact c.c.h.cook@durham.ac.uk for more information

Catholic Theology Research Seminar: Is Christ's Beatific Vision Defensible Today?

Presented by Dr Simon Francis Gaine, OP, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford
17 January 2019 17:00 in Pemberton Lecture Room, PG20, Palace Green, Durham

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New Testament Research Seminar: The Coming at Cockcrow: A Reading of Mark 13:32–37

Presented by Prof. Walter Moberly, Durham University
21 January 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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Ushaw Lectures Series: Home is Where We Start From; The Politics of Place

Presented by Julian Coman, The Observer
22 January 2019 17:30 in Ushaw College

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History of Christianity Research Seminar: Quakers, Christ and the Enlightenment: The Contested Nature of "the Light Within" in Seventeenth-Century England

Presented by Madeleine Ward, Oxford
23 January 2019 11:00 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham‎

Contact susan.royal@durham.ac.uk or alec.ryrie@durham.ac.uk or michael.snape@durham.ac.uk or s.j.c.taylor@durham.ac.uk for more information

Theology and Ministry Research Seminar: The Faith Journeys of British Millennials

Presented by Ruth Perrin,
24 January 2019 15:00 in Seminar Room Β (D/TH004), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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New Testament Research Seminar: The Church in Acts: Universality of Salvation, Ethnicity and Philanthrōpia

Presented by Prof. Simon Butticaz, Université de Lausanne
28 January 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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Anglican Studies Research Seminar: Anglicans and Aviation: The First World War and the Origins of Chaplaincy in the RAF

Presented by Prof Michael Snape, Durham University
30 January 2019 16:00 in Abbey House, Palace Green, Seminar Room D/TH 107

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Spirituality, Theology and Health Research Seminar: "The Woman Who Healed Herself": Changing the Nature of Jesus's Body by Faith in Mark 5:25-34

Presented by Mr Isaac Soon, Durham University
31 January 2019 16:30 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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New Testament Research Seminar: Paul and “the Good”

Presented by Prof. Todd Still, Baylor University
4 February 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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History of Christianity Research Seminar: The composition, codification and publication of Eadmer of Canterbury's Historia novorum in Anglia: reassessing the manuscript evidence

Presented by Benjamin Pohl, Bristol
6 February 2019 11:00 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham‎

Contact susan.royal@durham.ac.uk or alec.ryrie@durham.ac.uk or michael.snape@durham.ac.uk or s.j.c.taylor@durham.ac.uk for more information

Anglican Studies Research Seminar: The Secret Lives of Elderly Anglican Laywomen

Presented by Prof Abby Day, Goldsmiths, University of London
6 February 2019 16:00 in Abbey House, Palace Green, Seminar Room D/TH 107

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Catholic Theology Research Seminar: On the Origin of Evil. Annual Teilhard Seminar, supported by the British Teilhard Network, www.teilhard.org.uk

Presented by Prof. Celia Deane-Drummond, University of Notre Dame
7 February 2019 17:00 in Pemberton Lecture Room, PG20, Palace Green, Durham

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New Testament Research Seminar: Ontological Unity and the Extension of Self-Relation in Paul and Some Graeco-Roman Ethics

Presented by Mr Logan Williams, Durham University
11 February 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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New Testament Research Seminar: Socio-Economic Homogeneity or Stratification?: Comparing between the Thessalonian and Corinthian Congregations

Presented by Mr Un Chan Jung, Durham University
11 February 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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Ushaw Lectures Series: Evelyn Waugh, Catholicism and America

Presented by Prof. Martin Stannard, University of Leicester
12 February 2019 17:30 in Ushaw College

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Anglican Studies Research Seminar: Anglican Communion Office Seminar: The Season of Intentional Discipleship in the Anglican Communion

Presented by Canon John Kafwanka, Director of Mission, Anglican Communion Office
13 February 2019 16:00 in Abbey House, Palace Green, Seminar Room D/TH 107

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Spirituality, Theology and Health Research Seminar: TBC

Presented by TBC, TBC
14 February 2019 16:30 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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New Testament Research Seminar: Pseudonymity, Apostolicity, and the Catholic Epistle Collection

Presented by Ms Kelsie Rodenbiker, Durham University
18 February 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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New Testament Research Seminar: Relativizing a Dominant Starting Point: Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Biblical Interpretation of New Testament Texts

Presented by Mr Jameson Ross, Durham University
18 February 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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History of Christianity Research Seminar: Integrating Message and Medium in the Scrollwork Initial: Self-Reflexive Representations in the Art of the Medieval Book

Presented by Erika Loic, Toronto
20 February 2019 11:00 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham‎

Contact susan.royal@durham.ac.uk or alec.ryrie@durham.ac.uk or michael.snape@durham.ac.uk or s.j.c.taylor@durham.ac.uk for more information

Theology and Ministry Research Seminar: Deconstructing Whiteness, Mission Christianity and Discipleship in Post Brexit Britain

Presented by Anthony Reddie ,
21 February 2019 15:00 in Seminar Room Β (D/TH004), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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Ushaw Lectures Series: Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture: Setting Off to New Shores: Re-Discovering the Local in Relation to the Universal

Presented by Prof. Myriam Wijlens, University of Erfurt
26 February 2019 17:30 in Ushaw College

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Spirituality, Theology and Health Research Seminar: TBC

Presented by TBC, TBC
28 February 2019 16:30 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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New Testament Research Seminar: Literary Imagery and an Ancient Christian Reader (TBC)

Presented by Dr Jane Heath, Durham University
4 March 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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History of Christianity Research Seminar: “Praying that Wars Everywhere May End": Patronage and Reconciliation in St John Chrysostom

Presented by Krastu Banev, Durham
6 March 2019 11:00 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham‎

Contact susan.royal@durham.ac.uk or alec.ryrie@durham.ac.uk or michael.snape@durham.ac.uk or s.j.c.taylor@durham.ac.uk for more information

New Testament Research Seminar: “With Priscilla, his wife”: Gender, Scribes, Early Christians, and New Testament Textual Criticism

Presented by Dr Dominika Kurek-Chomycz, Liverpool Hope University
11 March 2019 15:15 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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Anglican Studies Research Seminar: Bishop Van Mildert Annual Lecture: Religion in the Ruins: War, Reconstruction and the Church of England, 1939-45

Presented by Dr Matthew Grimley, Merton College, Oxford
13 March 2019 17:30 in Van Mildert College

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Spirituality, Theology and Health Research Seminar: TBC

Presented by Revd Dr Isabelle Hamley, King's College London
14 March 2019 16:30 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham

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Catholic Theology Research Seminar: Schillebeeckx: On Incarnation and Vocation

Presented by Dr Jennifer Cooper, Campion Hall, University of Oxford
14 March 2019 17:00 in Durham University Catholic Chaplaincy, St Cuthbert's Catholic Church, New Elvet, Durham City

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History of Christianity Research Seminar: Working with the Journals of Hensley Henson, 1900-1920

Presented by Hilary Ingram & Katie Palmer-Heathman, Durham
20 March 2019 11:00 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham‎

Contact susan.royal@durham.ac.uk or alec.ryrie@durham.ac.uk or michael.snape@durham.ac.uk or s.j.c.taylor@durham.ac.uk for more information

Ushaw Lectures Series: Global Catholicism: A History from the French Revolution to Pope Francis

Presented by Prof. John McGreevy, University of Notre Dame
30 April 2019 17:30 in Ushaw College

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History of Christianity Research Seminar: Catholic Agency in the British North Atlantic, 1790-1830

Presented by Karly Kehoe, St Mary’s University, Nova Scotia
1 May 2019 11:00 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham‎

Contact susan.royal@durham.ac.uk or alec.ryrie@durham.ac.uk or michael.snape@durham.ac.uk or s.j.c.taylor@durham.ac.uk for more information

Anglican Studies Research Seminar: On Disagreement

Presented by Prof Mike Higton, Durham University
1 May 2019 16:00 in Abbey House, Palace Green, Seminar Room D/TH 107

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Catholic Theology Research Seminar: Black Dignity

Presented by Dr Vincent Lloyd, Villanova University, Pennsylvania
9 May 2019 17:00 in Venue in central Durham City, TBC

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Ushaw Lectures Series: Staging Magic in English Catholic College Drama

Presented by Prof. Alison Shell, University College London
21 May 2019 17:30 in Ushaw College

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History of Christianity Research Seminar: Between two worlds: The English College of Lisbon and its missionary connections with Europe and the Atlantic world c. 1600 – c. 1850

Presented by Matteo Binasco, Siena
29 May 2019 11:00 in Seminar Room C (D/TH107), Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham‎

Contact susan.royal@durham.ac.uk or alec.ryrie@durham.ac.uk or michael.snape@durham.ac.uk or s.j.c.taylor@durham.ac.uk for more information

Catholic Theology Research Seminar: Human Desire and Divine Desire: The Case of John of the Cross

Presented by Dr Edward Howells, University of Roehampton
12 June 2019 17:00 in Venue TBC in central Durham City

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Ushaw Lectures Series: Lendrum Priory Library Fellow Lecture: Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall and Durham's Response to the Reformation

Presented by Dr Elizabeth Biggs, RRL Lendrum Priory Library Visiting Fellow
18 June 2019 17:30 in Ushaw College

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Anglican Studies Research Seminar: Michael Ramsey Lecture: Trinity as Sacrifice

Presented by Prof Katherine Sonderegger, Virginia Theological Seminary
19 June 2019 18:30 in Prior’s Hall, Durham Cathedral

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Catholic Theology Research Seminar: Title TBC

Presented by Dr Clare Carlisle Tresch, King's College London
27 June 2019 17:00 in Venue TBC in central Durham City

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