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January & February 2014   |   Tel  01722 424800   |   Email
Spirituality and Retirement: Ageing Grace-fully
Sensation, Imagination, Culture and Vision
Winter Lecture Study Days: Salisbury Cathedral and the Reformation: Changes to its Architecture
Stained Glass and Sculpture: Christian Art in the Twentieth Century
Surprised by Joy or Suppressed by Jack?

Christian Spirituality

St John of the Cross: Prayer as Poetry
A weekend to explore the spiritual wisdom of John of the Cross through his poetry and writings. Fri 17 to Sun 19 January
The Contemporary Study of Christian Spirituality
An introduction to the contemporary approaches to the study of spirituality through theological, philosophical, psychological, political and aesthetic methodologies. Mon 20 to Thurs 23 January
Sensation, Imagination, Culture and Vision
An examination of the ways to encounter the spiritual dimension of life through sensation. Begins 29 January
Stained Glass and Sculpture: Christian Art in the Twentieth Century
Weekend course on 20th-century British artworks in churches, chapels and cathedrals and their role in modern-day Christianity. Fri 7 to Sun 9 February
Days of Spiritual Reflection: Dancing with the Heart
A gentle day of prayer, stillness and quiet reflection, exploring the symbol of our Heart and the Heart of God. Fri 14 February
Spirituality and Retirement: Ageing Grace-fully
Series of four once-monthly Wednesday sessions on the psycho-spiritual needs associated with retirement. Begins Wed 19 February

Liturgy and Worship

Celebrating Holy Week: Palm Sunday and Tenebrae
A fresh look at the liturgical opportunities afforded by Palm Sunday and the medieval Holy Week office of Tenebrae. Fri 14 February
Liturgy, Mission and Culture
An investigation of liturgy and mission, attempting to identify the changing understanding of how these two ecclesial actualities interact and to chart the role of culture in relation to the missionary imperative expressed in the liturgy. Mon 24 to Thurs 27 February

Leadership and Ministry

Reflective Practice
A methodological and hermeneutical study of how reflective practice can underpin and challenge an understanding of leadership. Mon 20 to Thurs 23 January

The Arts

Lunchtime Concert with members of the St. Nicholas Ensemble
Varied programme for voice and piano. Fri 24 January
Surprised by Joy or Suppressed by Jack?
Series of four evening lectures on the enduring popularity of CS Lewis (Jack to his family and friends) as a spiritual guide, theologian, writer of science fiction and children’s novels, literary critic and academic, and complex personality. Begins Thurs 13 February
Lunchtime Concert with the Backman Trio
Marcus Andrews (piano), Frida Backman (violin) and Ruth Beedham (cello). Fri 28 February

Theology and Culture

Winter Lecture Study Days - Salisbury Cathedral and the Reformation: Changes to its Architecture
Examine the changes post-Reformation as the building was re-imagined to facilitate the latest liturgical ideas and practices. Sat 1 January
Biblical Study Break - The Bible and Beginnings: Studies in Creation
Biblical study break on the different ways in which the Creation theme is used in the Book of Psalms, in the Book of Proverbs, in Genesis 1-3 and in the New Testament. Mon 3 to Thurs 6 February
Re-imagining Church in a Changing Culture
Go beyond the headlines about the continuing decline in church membership to critique the contemporary church using both theological and sociological tools. Mon 24 to Thurs 27 February

Theology Quest and Questions

Spring Term 2013: From The Gospels to Jesus
Helped by our studies of the four Gospels, and the variety of their perspectives on Jesus, we now move towards a patient and careful reconstruction of what we may as historians piece together about him and his movement.
The Jewish World of Jesus of Nazareth  Tues 7 and 14 January
God’s Kingdom: Old Theme, New Energy  Tues 21 January
Jesus Among the Healers of the World  Tues 28 January
Jesus and the Sages of Israel  Tues 4 February
Following in the Footsteps of Moses? Jesus and the Law  Tues 11 February
Holy People and Holy Place: Jesus and the Jerusalem Temple  Tues 18 February
Can This be the Son of God?  Tues 25 February

Looking Ahead...

Winter Lecture Study Days: Reformation Music  Sat 1 March
Landscapes and Literature  Begins Mon 3 March
Free Postgraduate Study Taster Day  Sat 8 March
Healing the Wounds of Psychological Trauma  Mon 31 March to Thurs 3 April
Spirituality and Addiction Workshop  Begins Thurs 10 April
English Mysticism: A Day with Julian of Norwich  Sat 12 April
Holy Week at Sarum 2014: Journeying to the Cross  Mon 14 to Thurs 17 April
Sarum College Bookshop's New Online Shop

Ways to Book

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