‘Divine Ambition: Tracing the Power of America Civil Religion through Presidential Campaign Rhetoric’ – CRPL Seminar, March’19

On the 28th March 2019, Kristi Boone will present their paper on 'Divine Ambition - Tracing the Power of America Civil Religion through Presidential Campaign Rhetoric' for the Centre of Religion and Public at the University of Leeds. Kristi Boone is a PhD student in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at... Continue Reading →

‘Narrating Choice, Narrating Vocation: Motherhood, Voluntary Childlessness and Christianity’ – CRPL Seminar, March’19

On the 14th March 2019, Dr. Dawn Llewellyn will present her paper, 'Narrating Choice, Narrating Vocation: Motherhood, Voluntary Childlessness and Christianity' for the Centre for Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds. Dr Llewellyn is Senior Lecturer in Christian Studies and Deputy Director of the Institute of Gender Studies at the University of Chester. ... Continue Reading →

‘The Diversity of NonReligion In Europe’ – CRPL Seminar, Feb’19

On the 28th February 2019, Dr Josh Bullock will present his paper on 'The Diversity of NonReligion in Europe' for the Centre of Religion and Public Life.  Already, much of Europe is marching towards a post-Christian society with young adults especially neither identifying with, nor practising religion. Nevertheless, Europe’s nations exhibit a great deal of... Continue Reading →

‘Bad Romance? Representations of David and Bathsheba in Popular Culture and the Erasure of Sexual Violence’ – CRPL Seminar, Feb’19

On the 14th February 2019, Dr Katie Edwards will present their paper 'Bad Romance? Representations of David and Bathsheba in Popular Culture and the Erasure of Sexual Violence' for the Centre of Religion and Public at the University of Leeds. Dr Katie Edwards is Director of the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies and Lecturer in The Bible in Contemporary... Continue Reading →

CRPL Research Day: Religion and Welfare in East Asian Contexts – A Research Roundtable

ALL WELCOME Friday 1st March, 2019 University of Leeds, Baines Wing Room 2.14 Religious groups and teachings have long played an important role in social welfare, with significant amounts of education, medical care, and social services being provided to the general public by religious organisations. In many ways, the East Asian context offers a stark contrast... Continue Reading →

‘The Deliverance of the Administrative State: Political Demonology in Trump’s America’ – CRPL Seminar, Jan’19

On the 31st January 2019, Dr. Jonathon O'Donnell will present his paper, 'The Deliverance of the Administrative State: Political Demonology in Trump’s America' for the Centre for Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds.   Over eighty percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump, and amongst his most fervent early adopters were... Continue Reading →

‘Keeping Faith in 2030: Religions and the Sustainable Development Goals in Ethiopia, India and the UK’ Conference, 12-13th February 2019

Keeping Faith in 2030: Religions and the Sustainable Development Goals in Ethiopia, India and the UK    SOAS University of London Russell Square London WC1H OXG February 12th-13th 2019 Religion is a major cultural, social, political, and economic factor in many ODA recipient countries, which is why understanding the local religious dynamics and the role of faith... Continue Reading →

Project Bonhoeffer presents: ‘Faith In Political Action Today’ Conference, 27th Oct’18

Project Bonhoeffer will be holding an exciting, upcoming conference titled: 'Faith in Political Action' on 27th October 2018 at St. George's Church, Leeds (9.45am-4pm). The event will feature talks and workshops with Dr Jennifer McBride from McCormick Theological Seminary & the International Bonhoeffer Society; Dave Paterson from Unity in Poverty Action and the Student Christian... Continue Reading →

Hook Lecture – ‘Working for the Peace of the City: cities, environment and the future’

12th September 2018 // 7.30pm - 9.30pm - Leeds Minster, 2-6 Kirkgate, Leeds, LS2 7DJ The Hook Lecture is an annual event, which aims to stimulate debate around an issue of faith in the context of the city, shaping discussion and dialogue throughout the coming year. High profile speakers launch the conversation, drawing different communities... Continue Reading →

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