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Catherine Lewis-Smith


Alongside my doctoral studies I am training for ministry in the United Reformed Church.  I am a former Fresh Expressions worker, and part of the team which founded Cafe Church, Leeds. Before training for ministry I read Medieval Literature at the University of Leeds, with a particular interest in Old English and Old Norse. 

Subject area and speciality

Old Testament specialists:

Images of mal'ak YHWH in the book of Judges

Research Interests

Images of religious experience in the Hebrew Bible
mal'ak YHWH (messenger of the Lord)
Children in the Hebrew Bible

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New book to encourage sixth-formers to consider studying theology

Feb 23, 2017

Stephen Cherry, The Dean of King’s College, Cambridge has this week published a book, 'God-Curious: Asking Eternal Questions'.

Open Afternoon for potential applicants

Feb 20, 2017

The next Open Afternoon for our undergraduate course is on Monday 24th April. Bookings now open!

Decani Scholarship applications invited

Feb 16, 2017

Clare College is inviting applications for the Decani Scholarship.

Dr Beth Singler Discusses 'The Rise of the Robots' on BBC Radio 4

Feb 13, 2017

Dr Beth Singler, Former PhD student and research associate at The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, recently discussed the role of robots in science and culture on the BBC's Today programme.

Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion Masterclass at Corpus Christi College, 29 March

Feb 01, 2017

This event is aimed at inquisitive students in Year 12 (or equivalent) at UK schools only, and features a series of challenging and inspiring taster lectures.

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