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Christian Theology Seminar overview

Christian Theology Research Seminar

The graduate seminar in Christian Theology meets fortnightly each term.  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.




Lent Term 2019


The seminar meets on alternate Wednesday afternoons in the Lightfoot Room,

 from 2:30-4 pm, followed by tea

23 January, Professor Robert Song, Professor of Theological Ethics, University of Durham, ‘Marriage in Christ: Exploring the Options’



6 February, Dr Heather Webb, Reader in Medieval Italian Literature and Culture, University of Cambridge, ‘Affection and Divine Vision in Dante’s Comedy’


20 February, Professor Elaine Graham, Grosvenor Research Professor of Practical Theology, University of Chester, ‘Do Progressives Need God? In defence of Radical Theology’



6 March, Professor Steve Fowl, Professor of Theology, Loyola University, Maryland, ‘How to Eat Until We are Full: On Idolatry and How to Avoid it’




All colleagues, MPhil and PhD students in Christian Theology or other areas (such as Classics, History and Philosophy), from within and outside the faculty, are warmly welcome. If you need further information, please contact Dr Andrew Davison