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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.




Christian Theology Research Seminar

Michaelmas Term 2020


The seminar meets on alternate Wednesday afternoons on Zoom,

from 2:30-4 pm


14 Oct ‘New Wine, Old Wineskins: Schleiermacher on Christ’s Priestly Office’

Dr Joshua Ralston (University of Edinburgh)


28 Oct ‘Omnipotence and Grace : Friedrich Schleiermacher's Problems with Providence’

Dr Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft (University of Cambridge)


11 Nov ‘Sin and Bodily Illness in the Psalms: An Augustinian Reading’

Dr Simeon Zahl (University of Cambridge)


25 Nov ‘The Gospel of John and Theology Now’

Prof. David Ford (University of Cambridge)



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