Call for Papers – Keeping Faith in 2030: Religions and the Sustainable Development Goals

School of Oriental and African Studies, London, February 12th– 13th 2019 Conference Call for Presenters and Participants In recent years development agencies and donors in the West have begun to recognise the role of religions in their work and are now increasingly funding faith based organisations (FBOs) and projects that include religious actors. This corresponds to... 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 →

Bishop Dr Christopher Senyonjo from Uganda Talking about Future of LGBT Rights in Africa

On 17 July 2018, Rev. Bishop Christopher Senyonjo received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Leeds for his outstanding contribution as clergyman and LGBT rights defender in Uganda. The University’s Centre for Religion and Public Life and the Leeds University Centre for African Studies hosted a symposium to celebrate this occasion on 18 July,... 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 →

Workshop on Experiencing Beauty and Well-being: Some Perspectives from Theology, Philosophy and Psychology

A workshop led by: Tasia Scrutton and Mark Wynn School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds Thursday 7 June, 2 – 4 pm. Conference room, Leeds Church Institute 20 New Market Street (opposite the Corn Exchange) Leeds, LS1 6DG At this workshop, Tasia Scrutton and Mark Wynn will present and discuss... Continue Reading →

CRPL Research Day: Christianity and Non-Normative Sexualities – A Critical Agenda

Friday 25th May 2018 Venue: Baines Wing Seminar Room 1.06, University of Leeds Debates have raged within the Christian churches and other religious traditions over the morality of homosexuality, the recognition of same-sex unions and same-sex marriage, and the ordination of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people. Christians who oppose homosexuality see it as undermining... Continue Reading →

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