F&A Series: Creative Activism

Anna Bland is the Development Officer for LMM (Leeds Methodist Mission) a project building on a strong Methodist legacy in Leeds City Centre. It is a reimagining of a distinctly Methodist and Christian presence in a city centre context; the project focuses on creative and relational forms of activism, wellbeing and creating spaces of reflection... Continue Reading →

CRPL Seminar Series: ‘Butch Lesbians, Femme Queens and Promiscuous Clergy: Queering the Body Politics of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa’ – Nov, 2020

Dr Megan Robertson presented on the 26th November 2020 as part of the CRPL Seminar Series 2020/21 with her paper titled: ‘Butch Lesbians, Femme Queens and Promiscuous Clergy: Queering the Body Politics of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa'. Dr Megan Robertson - Biography Researcher, Dr Megan Robertson is a postdoctoral fellow linked to the SARChI Chair in... Continue Reading →

A Conversation with Rajeev Gupta, a real-life BBC Producer

The Level 3 Undergraduate module ‘Religion and Media’ (THEO3000) is taught by CRPL member Dr. Jasjit Singh. It examines the interrelationships between religions and the media, including how media portray and represent either ‘religion’ as a general concept, or discrete religious traditions. The module is open to students from both the School of Media and... Continue Reading →

CRPL Seminar Series: ‘From Sudinna to the Sangha Sutra: Classical and Contemporary Buddhist Responses to Sexual Misconduct’ – Oct, 2020

Abstract Since the 1980s, American Buddhist convert communities have been the site of reoccurring cases of sexual abuse and misconduct. This two-part presentation will reflect on how some contemporary practitioners have responded, in particular identifying "generative responses" that combine Buddhist and non-Buddhist frameworks to generate new forms of Buddhist thought, community, and practice. Taking a... Continue Reading →

CRPL Seminar Series: ‘Faith and Positive Change for Children’s Project’ – Oct, 2020

How do United Nations agencies work with faith communities? While faith engagement in development is common to some extent, it is often short-term, ad hoc, and instrumentalising. Taking UNICEF as an example, this seminar will present on the findings and experiences from a three-year collaboration between UNICEF and the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and... Continue Reading →

Race, Theology and the UK Academy: A Conversation with Anthony Reddie

Professor Anthony G. Reddie is Director of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture. He is the author of numerous books including Is God Colour-Blind? Insights from Black Theology for Christian Faith and Ministry (2009, revised edition 2020) and Theologising Brexit: A Liberationist and Postcolonial Critique (2019). He spoke to Rachel Muers on 6th October 2020.  RM: Thank you Anthony... Continue Reading →

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