Theology and Ethics 2015

Wednesdays, 11:10am - 12:50pm, Martin Hall

The seminars are for postgraduates and staff, and others are most welcome. For enquiries, please contact Dr David Grumett (

Semester 1

Date Seminar
30 September   How God suffers: Bonhoeffer, Moltmann and theological language -  Dr Michael Mawson
7 October   Starting with religious life: spirituality, phenomenology, and the future of Christianity - Prof George Pattison
14 October Discussion of Covenant and Calling: Towards a Theology of Same-Sex Relationships - Prof Robert Song
21 October Religion, story and material culture - School seminar 4pm
4 November  A Mencian question to Augustine: is my self-reflection your contemplation? - Revd JunSoo Park Encountering the Other in Rudolf Otto and Emmanuel Levinas - Dr Teodor G. Borz
11 November   Karl Barth, Peter Ochs and supersessionism - Dr Susannah Ticciati
 11 November The shape of nineteenth century eschatology - Dr Judith Wolfe
25 November Postgraduate research hub

Semester 2

Date Seminar
13 January 2016

Towards an ethics of mess: childhood, natality and the sacralization

of the everyday, Dr Anna Strhan

20 January 2016 Putting hell first: cruelty, historicism and the missing moral theology,

Dr John Perry

27 January 2016

John McIntyre: imagination and theology, Evan Graber

3 February 2016

Against the Manichees: migration, exclusion and the shaping of the

theo-political imagination, Dr Anna Rowlands

10 February 2016

Stories from the margins ** School seminar**

2 March 2016

(jointly with the Religious Studies Research Seminar and the World Christianity Research Seminar) Roman Catholic–Buddhist dual belonging: imagining the impossible?,  Prof Gavin D’Costa

8 March 2016

(jointly with the World Christianity Research Seminar) How can the African Church be more African and more universal?, Rt Revd Dr Graham Kings

16 March 2016

A Johannine structure for a Christian theology in conversation with Islam, Prof Daniel A. Madigan

23 March 2016

Eschatology and suffering, Prof Karen Kilby