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 →

On ‘British Fair Play’, Christian Theology and the Rule of Law

Professor Rachel Muers is a member of the Centre of Religion and Public Life and works in the department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds. Her areas of interest and expertise are modern Christian thought; feminism; Quaker theology and environmental ethics. Should a British government pass a law that allows it,... Continue Reading →

Researcher of the Month – June 2020, Dr CL Nash

Dr. Nash’s speciality is in a constructive approach to historical theology. Her doctorate argued that an enslaved woman was an overlooked theologian who queried theodical issues in Nineteenth Century America. Currently, she has expanded this examination to include nationalist rhetoric that’s religiously inflected. Dr Nash is a visiting Research Fellow for the Leeds Centre of... Continue Reading →

Researcher of the Month – January 2019, Prof. Rachel Muers

Professor Rachel Muers is a member of the Centre of Religion and Public Life and works in the department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Leeds. Her areas of interest and expertise are modern Christian thought; feminism; Quaker theology and environmental ethics. Tell us a little about your ‘research journey’ – how... Continue Reading →

Winter Gathering on Muslim Futures

Ehsan Shahwahid is from Malaysia, currently a Chevening Scholar at the University of Leeds undertaking an MA in Religion and Public Life. He is a research fellow at the Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF), an organisation based in Malaysia advocating for freedom, democratisation and Islamic reform; and also a social researcher at the Merdeka Center, with research topics... Continue Reading →

Thinking Collaboratively, Thinking Contextually, Thinking in Public: Working with the World Council of Churches Faith and Order Commission

The Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches has a long history and an impressive record of producing collaborative theological work – collaborative across church traditions and across global contexts. As one of the members of the current Commission, though, I often find it hard to explain the work it does to... Continue Reading →

Workshop on Experiencing Beauty and Well-being: Some Perspectives from Theology, Philosophy and Psychology

A workshop led by: Tasia Scrutton and Mark Wynn School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds Thursday 7 June, 2 – 4 pm. Conference room, Leeds Church Institute 20 New Market Street (opposite the Corn Exchange) Leeds, LS1 6DG At this workshop, Tasia Scrutton and Mark Wynn will present and discuss... Continue Reading →

Christianity and depression: Hearing people’s experiences

Anthea Colledge is a third year part-time PhD candidate in Theology and Religious Studies in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science. Her current primary research interests are disability and practical/contextual theology. She is an Anglican University Chaplain, and has previously worked in learning disability and mental health projects, as well as a... Continue Reading →

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