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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.




Easter Term 2019


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

 from 2:30-4 pm, followed by tea


1 May Ms Emily Kempson, PhD student, University of Cambridge, ‘A God called “Truth”: an exercise in Constructive Theological Recovery’

15 May Professor Natalie Carnes, Associate Professor of Theology at Baylor University, ‘Why this Waste?: Art and Excess in a World of Need’

29 May Professor Edwin Chr. van Driel, Directors’ Bicentennial Associate Professor of Theology, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, ‘Re-Thinking Paul: Reading Contemporary Pauline Scholarship Theologically’



All senior members of the Faculty, colleges or affiliated institutes, and MPhil and PhD students in Christian Theology or other areas (such as Classics, History and Philosophy), are warmly welcome. If you need further information, please contact Dr Andrew Davison