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Christian Theology Seminar overview

Christian Theology Seminar

The graduate seminar in Christian Theology meets fortnightly on Wednesday afternoons at 2.30pm in the Lightfoot Room during term, each time with a guest speaker from Cambridge or beyond.  It’s a lively and friendly forum for graduate students and senior members. A wide range of topics are discussed relating to Christian theology, often with a philosophical, historical, or exegetical dimension, as well as themes of from ethics and Christian practice.  

The seminars are open to all graduates and senior members, and others on request to Dr Andrew Davison (, the seminar convenor.


Easter 2016 Programme

The seminar meets on Wednesdays at 2.30 pm (with one exception this term).

  • April 27 – ‘Reading Scripture with Radical Orthodoxy: Criticisms and Proposals’ Dr Boris Gunjevic (Westfield House, Cambridge), in the Lightfoot Room.
  • May 12 – 'Christological metaphysics and the communicatio idiomatum: Nicaea, Chalcedon, and beyond' Professor Christopher A. Beeley (Associate Professor in the School of Divinity and Faculty of Religion, Yale University), in the Lightfoot Room. Please note that this seminar is being held on a Thursday.
  • June 1‘Is it Appropriate to endorse Methodological Naturalism from a Christian Epistemic Base?’ Professor Alan Torrance (University of St Andrews, Scotland). Please note that this seminar will be held in the Runcie Room, in conjunction with the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, Cambridge.