October & November Courses and Events Newsletter
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October & November 2014   |   01722 424800   |
The Spiritual Directors' Toolkit

Highlights This Issue

The Literature of World War One
Liminal Leadership Conference
2014 Niblett Memorial Lecture with Musa W Dube
Day of Spiritual Reflection: The Gift

Christian Spirituality

Foundations and Forms of Christian Spirituality
An introduction to the study of spirituality through different classic spiritual traditions. Mon 13 to Thurs 16 October
The Spiritual Directors' Toolkit
Four evening sessions for Spiritual Directors to enhance their skills as reflective practitioners. Begins Tues 14 October
Twenty-First Century Pilgrimage: A Journey of Encounter and Engagement
A day to reflect on the nature of a present-day pilgrimage, the pilgrim’s own story and that of fellow pilgrims. Tues 21 October
In a Small Screen Darkly
Examine the possible relationships between popular television culture and present-day faith and spirituality. Tues 21 October
Redemption Songs: God in Popular Music from the 1960s to the Present Day
A day to explore the religious and theological effects of popular music culture. Thurs 30 October
English Mysticism: A Day with Julian of Norwich
An introduction to the theology and spirituality of the English Mystic Julian of Norwich. Sat 1 November
Embodying Wisdom
Explore the key philosophical and psychological issues of the last 100 years that have shaped contemporary understandings of spirituality. Mon 24 to Thurs 27 November

Liturgy and Worship

Imagining the Kingdom: A Introductory Guide to Orthodox Liturgy
Re-imagine the role of worship in our local settings by exploring the vision and practice of worship in Orthodox liturgy. Sat 29 November

Leadership and Ministry

Christian Faith and Leadership
Analyse how theology and spirituality underpin and challenge an understanding of leadership within and outside faith-based contexts. Mon 13 to Thurs 16 October
Liminal Leadership: Transforming Leaders for a Changing World
Conference for all those exercising leadership in the midst of increasingly diverse roles and models of ministry. Mon 10 to Thurs 13 November
Change and Conflict
Critically examine the theoretical and practical aspects of change through a number of disciplines. Mon 24 to Thurs 27 November

The Arts

Lunchtime Concert
Michael George Titt (flute) and Maria Jose Carrasqueira (piano). Fri 10 October
Singing with Confidence
Think you can't sing? Try this relaxed weekend of singing with techniques and advice. Sat 18 to Sun 19 October
The Literature of World War One
Series of evening lectures on a range of writing during the years of the First World War, both in the fields of action and on the Home Front. Begins Mon 3 November
Lunchtime Concert
Musicke in the Ayre: Philippa Neaverson and Merrilyn Richardson (sopranos) and Din Ghani (lute). Fri 14 November

Theology and Culture

Biblical Study Break: Pondering the Parables
Study break with David Catchpole exploring the vital source of insight found in the Parables. Mon 3 to Thurs 6 November
Niblett Memorial Lecture: Living in the post-HIV and AIDS Apocalypse
We're starting to pick up the pieces to rebuild, but what are these pieces that remain in our broken landscape? This lecture with Musa W Dube explores further. Free and open to all, advance booking required. Sat 15 November
The Bible: Cultural Critique and Transformation
Explore how certain biblical texts and stories present their own distinctive portrayals of reality and how such portrayals can be appropriated in our current cultural context. Mon 17 to Thurs 20 November

Theology Quest and Questions

Series of Tuesday evening lectures opening the study of Christian theology to those who want to know what they believe.
Theology and Prayer: Worship & Belief
Tues 7 October
Theology with Theologians
Tues 14 October
Theology Through Art
Tues 21 October
God the Trinity
Tues 28 October
God and Creation
Tues 4 November
Made in the Image of God 
Tues 11 November
The Fractured Image 
Tues 18 November
Theology in Christmas Carols 
Tues 25 November
Book Launch
Dan Cohn-Sherbok and Mary Grey will be in Sarum College launching their new book Debating Palestine and Israel. Thurs 23 October at 6pm. Free entry, all welcome, wine and refreshments. Full details

Looking Ahead...

Renaissance Ministry  Begins Mon 1 to Wed 3 December
Touching the Divine  Begins Thurs 22 January
The Character of Parish Churches  Begins Thurs 22 January
St John of the Cross: Prayer as Poetry  Fri 30 January to Sun 1 February
The Book of Judges: Exploring its Meanings  Mon 2 to Thurs 5 February
A Road Revealed, A Journey Made  Begins Thurs 19 February

Ways to Book

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