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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 Simeon Zahl,   the seminar convenor.




Lent Term 2020


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

 from 2:30-4 pm, followed by tea


22 Jan                 ‘Augustine, Memory, and Christ’

                            Professor Kevin Grove (Notre Dame)


5 Feb                  ‘Hans Frei, George Lindbeck, and the Objectivity of Scripture’

                            Professor Mike Higton (University of Durham)


19 Feb                ‘Karl Barth, Karl Rahner, and the Theological Construal of Death’

                            Professor Karen Kilby (University of Durham)


4 Mar                 'With God in Mind: Spiritual Technologies and the Experience of Belief’

                           Dr Sarah Lane Ritchie (University of Edinburgh)



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 Simeon Zahl