July & August Courses and Events Newsletter from Sarum College
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July & August 2014    |    01722 424800   |

Highlights This Autumn

Free Postgraduate Study Taster Day
2014-14 Lunchtime Concert Series
Singing with Confidence
The Spiritual Directors' Toolkit
Biblical Study Break: Pondering the Parables

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
Series of four evening sessions providing Spiritual Directors with an opportunity 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

Approaches to Liturgical Studies
An introduction to the sources and methods used by scholars in the evaluation and interpretation of liturgical forms. Mon 6 to Thurs 9 October
Imagining the Kingdom: A Introductory Guide to Orthodox Liturgy
A day exploring both the vision and practice of worship in Orthodox liturgy and in so doing help re-imagine the role of worship in our local settings. Sat 29 November

Leadership and Ministry

Christian Faith and Leadership
Explore and analyses the ways in which 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 clergy and lay people who exercise leadership in church, charity, educational and commercial settings. 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

Sarum Singing Break 2014
A weekend break ideal for anyone who enjoys singing liturgical church music. Fri 3 to Sun 5 October
Lunchtime Concerts
Michael George Titt (flute) and Maria Jose Carrasqueira (piano) Fri 10 October; Musicke in the Ayre: Philippa Neaverson and Merrilyn Richardson (sopranos) and Din Ghani (lute) Fri 14 November
Singing with Confidence
A relaxed weekend of singing with techniques and advice for all those who think they can’t sing. Sat 18 to Sun 19 October
The Literature of World War One
Series of evening lectures focussing on a range of writing, especially of poetry, during the years of the First World War. Begins Mon 3 November

Theology and Culture

Theology and Human Culture
Engage with the texts and practices of human culture and explore the nature of the relationship between theology and culture through creative and critical perspectives. Mon 6 to Thurs 9 October
Pondering the Parables
Biblical study break with David Catchpole exploring the Parables and how they are a vital source of insight. Mon 3 to Thurs 6 November
Niblett Memorial Lecture
Musa W Dube on living in a post-HIV and AIDS apocalypse. Lecture is free, optional supper available, advance booking required. Sat 15 November
The Bible: Cultural Critique and Transformation
Examine how biblical texts, stories and forms present their own distinctive portrayals of reality and how these fit in contemporary culture. 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. Attend individual lectures or sign up for the full ten-week term. Autumn term begins on Tues 23 September. Full details
Strengthen for Service
Residential course from the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) focussing on managing parish music, with practical help in choosing suitable materials and in establishing good working practices. Tues 16 to Thurs 18 September at Sarum College. Visit RSCM's website for full details

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