Theology and Ethics 2017
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|24 January||Dr Ashley Cocksworth Theorizing the (Anglican) lex orandi: what is the ‘law of prayer’ for?|
|31 January||Joanna Leidenhag Does panpsychism invite theism? A re-examination of the position of theism within contemporary philosophy of mind • Josef Linnhoff What does it mean to associate with God? Interpretations of shirk (idolatry) in modern Muslim thought|
|7 February||Revd Prof Philip Ziegler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s evangelization of the doctrine of God|
Prof Linn Marie Tonstad, book discussion of God and Difference: The Trinity, Sexuality, and the Transformation of Finitude
|7 March||Canon Prof Elaine Graham: Do progressives need God? In defence of radical theology|
Prof Jay Thomas Oord : Models of providence
|19, 20 and 21 March||
Gunning Lectures by Prof Ann Taves - Religions as worldviews and as ways of life
Andrew Johnson The implicit dimensions of explicit faith: attending to the holistic character of Christian believing • Chris Medland Faith-based social activism in Edinburgh: meanings, motives and definitions in three local organizations
Dr Deborah Casewell Is repetition possible? Re-reading Kierkegaard through Eberhard Jüngel’s Heideggerian ontology.
Revd Prof David Fergusson Providence in the Reformed tradition.
Dr Gisela Kreglinger Coming to our senses: a spirituality of wine for worship, feasting and the everyday.
Revd Dr Harriet Harris and the Revd Canon John McLuckie Spiritual but not religious?
|23, 24 and 25 October at 5 p.m||
Prof Werner Jeanrond Croall Lectures Reasons to Hope.
Dr Richard Sudworth Anglican Christian–Muslim relations: the ecclesial turn
Revd Dr Leah Robinson ‘Bad theology’: exploring the Southern Baptist (USA) archives
Clement Wen 'Between ecclesiology and eschatology: reconsidering Pannenberg's doctrine of election'
George Walters-Sleyon Poverty, prisons and theology in Scotland
Revd Canon Dr Michael Fuller Big data: ethical problems and theological responses