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April and May 2017

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2017 Sarum Lectures with Dr Jane Shaw – Origins of Spirituality: The Forgotten Anglican Innovators
2017 Sarum Lectures with Dr Jane Shaw – Origins of Spirituality: The Forgotten Anglican Innovators

Series of four lectures in Salisbury Cathedral and a seminar in Sarum College. Tickets are £8 per lecture or £27 for the series of four. The seminar is £12.
Tuesday 25 April - Percy Dearmer: The Sarum Rite, Art and ‘English Tradition’
Thursday 27 April - Evelyn Underhill: Practical Mysticism and the Rise of Retreats
Tuesday 2 May - Reginald Somerset Ward: Prayer and a Rule of Life
Thursday 4 May - Rose Macaulay: “What a Heritage We Have. I Mean, We Anglicans”
Friday 5 May - Seminar: Anglican Spirituality in a ‘Spiritual But Not Religious’ Age
Telephone 01722 424800 or email courses@sarum.ac.uk for tickets.
Holy Week at Sarum - Through the Eye of the Cross: Vision Renewed
Holy Week at Sarum - Through the Eye of the Cross: Vision Renewed Monday 10 to Thursday 13 April
Days of reflection led by Alan and Clare Amos, taken individually or as part of a longer Holy Week retreat.
Ventures in Faith
Ventures in Faith
Fortnightly Monday sessions, 7pm to 9pm, £3
For the 16 to 30 age group, this series is for those who want to know more about the Christian faith and explore where faith may lead. See all forthcoming sessions
Whatever Happened to Sin in Contemporary Culture?
Whatever Happened to Sin in Contemporary Culture?
Thursday 4 May, 10am to 4pm, £50
A day to investigate the use of the word 'sin' (or notable absences of it) across the range of contemporary media focusing especially on one of the most highly-acclaimed TV dramas of recent years, Breaking Bad.
Interrelations: Spirituality and Theology
Interrelations: Spirituality and Theology
Monday 8 May, 9.30am to 4.30pm, £35/£50
One-day conference on how spirituality and theology belong together in Christian life and thought. Speakers include Dr Edward Howells and Dr Jacob Philips.
Theology Quest and Questions
Theology Quest and Questions
Weekly Tuesday sessions, 7pm to 9pm, £6
A series to open the study of Christian theology to those who want to know what they believe, why they believe it and whether they should keep on believing it. See all forthcoming sessions
The Roots of Faith: Titular Churches in Rome
The Roots of Faith: Titular Churches in Rome
Thursday 11 May, 7pm to 9pm, £7.50
Beginning with the martyrdoms of St. Peter and St. Paul, this evening will trace the development of early House Churches to the magnificent basilicas we see today.
The Pattern of Our Calling
The Pattern of Our Calling
Friday 12 May, 7.15pm, free and open to all
David Hoyle, Dean of Bristol, speaks about his views on ministry, as set out in his new book.
Using the Bible Today
Using the Bible Today
Saturday 13 May, 9.30am to 6pm, £50
An introduction to the Synoptic Gospels, including an in-depth study of one Gospel, and to the two doctrines of Christology and soteriology.
Mass Culture: Theological Engagement and Spiritual Practice
Mass Culture: Theological Engagement and Spiritual Practice Monday 15 to Thursday 18 May, N £300/R £460
This course considers the phenomenon of mass consumer technological culture as the backdrop to spirituality and ‘doing’ theology in our age.
Music in Christian Worship
Music in Christian Worship
Monday 15 to Thursday 18 May, N £300/R £460. Public lecture on Monday 15 May, 7pm to 9pm, £5/£7.50
Module exploring the variety of musical styles in Christian worship from both historical and contemporary perspectives and draws upon critical themes in musicology, theology and pastoral liturgy.
Guest lecturers include Prof John Harper who will give a public lecture open to all on Monday evening reappraising the archaeological and written evidence of the first cathedral at Salisbury – now known as Old Sarum. Full lecture details
Implicit Religion Conference: Materiality & Immateriality
Implicit Religion Conference: Materiality & Immateriality
Friday 19 to Sunday 21 May, £170. Public lecture on Friday 19 May, 7.30pm to 9pm, £7.50
The 40th annual conference in Implicit Religion focuses on the coupling, tension and interaction between ‘materiality’ and ‘immateriality’.
Conference includes the annual Edward Bailey Lecture which this year is being given by Brent Plate, Associate Professor at Hamilton College in New York State. The lecture can be booked separate from the conference and is entitled Cinema and the Re-Creation of the World: On Myths and Rituals Before the Screen.
Singing Day at Stanley Spencer’s Memorial Chapel
Singing Day at Stanley Spencer’s Memorial Chapel
Tuesday 23 May, 10am to 4pm, £42/£50
A day singing music from the Iona Community, Taizé Community and music from the Global Church Community at Stanley Spencer’s Memorial Chapel in Burghclere, Hampshire.
The Tenant
The Tenant
Wednesday 24 May, 7.30pm to 9pm, £12
A live pianist juxtaposed with two actors on stage bring to life Anne Brontë’s groundbreaking work, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. By performance company, Concert Theatre.
Spirituality in Photography
Spirituality in Photography
Thursday 25 May at 4pm, £3
Philip Richter explores how photography can offer unique perspectives on the self, the world and what we live by in his new book.
Spirituality and Stained Glass
Spirituality and Stained Glass
Thursday 25 to Friday 26 May, N £110/R £160
Examine the design, development and production methods of stained glass produced between the seventh century and the present day.  

College News

Congratulations to Sarum College Graduates!
Students, along with their family and friends, celebrated achieving their academic awards from Sarum College on March 4. 

Wendy Pugh to Step Down as Clerk to Trustees
After four years of wonderful service, Wendy Pugh is to step down as Clerk to Trustees.

College Bloggers
We have a new addition to the College blogging team as Ann Philp, Safeguarding Officer and Pastoral Tutor to Ministry Programmes, began her blogging adventure in March. 

Sarum College Bookshop
You can read the April Bookshop Bulletin here or click here to subscribe. The Bookshop book of the month for April is The Soldier, the Gaoler, the Spy and Her Lover by Simon Parke.

Looking Ahead

Preaching in a Disenchanted Age
Tuesday 6 June
Preaching in a Disenchanted Age
Free Postgraduate Study Taster Day
Saturday 10 June
Spiritual Accompanying and Vocation
Thursday 8 June
Spiritual Accompanying and Vocation
Is There in Truth No Beauty? G Herbert for Our Times Tuesday 13 June
Is There in Truth No Beauty? G Herbert for Our Times
Day of Spiritual Reflection: Walking Madonna
Friday 9 June
Day of Spiritual Reflection: Walking Madonna
Pastoral Liturgy Day: Bach and Resurrection
Wednesday 14 June
Pastoral Liturgy Day: Bach and Resurrection
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