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News & Events Archive for 2011

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    Theology Public Lecture Programme

    The Theology Public Lecture Programme continues with a lecture in March by Professor David Ford.


    Title: "The Future of Christian Theology"

    Speaker: Professor David Ford (Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge)


    Date: Thursday 15th March 2012

    Time: 7.00pm

    Venue: James Callaghan Lecture Theatre, James Callaghan Building

    Admission:  Free, all welcome


    Event Summary: Professor David Ford has been Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge since 1991. He is also Chairman of the Management Committee of the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies, a Member of St John’s College, a Fellow of Selwyn College and Foundation member of Trinity College.

    His current research interests in the area of contemporary Christian thought are focussed in two directions: first, in the direction of hermeneutics, the interpretation of scripture and substantive issues in contemporary Christian thought and practice; and second, in the direction of inter-faith theology and relations, particularly the issues of inter-faith scriptural interpretation and the relation of faiths to secular cultures, traditions and forces


    The Theology Public Lecture Programme at Swansea University was set up over nine years ago by the Reverend Nigel John, Senior Chaplain at Swansea University. During this period internationally respected Church leaders and world renowned academics have spoken on a whole range of different topics.  

    This news item has been posted by Katy Drane, Swansea University Public Relations Office, Tel: 01792 295050, or email: k.drane@swansea.ac.uk

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