March & April Courses and Events Newsletter from Sarum College
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March & April 2015   |   01722 424800   |
Postgraduate Study Taster Days

Postgraduate Study Taster Days at Sarum College

Saturday 21 March, Saturday 13 June or Saturday 12 September.

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Magna Carta Lectures

Magna Carta and Human Rights Today
Thurs 12 March with Dominic Grieve

Magna Carta: Charter for our Times or Antiquarian Icon?
Fri 27 March with Robin Griffith-Jones
Optional seminar on Sat 28 March
Magna Carta and the Common People
Fri 24 April with Chris Dyer
Optional seminar on Sat 25 April

Magna Carta: The Salisbury Connection
Fri 15 May with Nicholas Vincent. Optional seminar on Sat 16 May.

Christian Spirituality

Cookham Stations of the Cross
Cookham Stations of the Cross
Day trip to Cookham, beloved inspiration of 20th century painter Stanley Spencer, to view the annual outdoor installation of the Stations of the Cross. Thursday 26 March
Holy Week at Sarum 2015
Holy Week at Sarum 2015: The Stones Cry Out
Guided days of reflection with Pat Clegg. These days may form the basis of a retreat or can be taken as individual days of personal reflection. Monday 30 March to Thursday 2 April
Days of Spiritual Reflection: God's Hospitality
Days of Spiritual Reflection: God's Hospitality
A gentle day of prayer, stillness and quiet reflection for the post-Easter period. Friday 17 April
A Day With Julian of Norwich on Sin and Suffering
A Day With Julian of Norwich on Sin and Suffering
This course will use the writings of Julian of Norwich to reflect on some of the harder aspects of the Christian faith. Saturday 18 April
Art, Belief and Spirituality
Art, Belief and Spirituality
Explore the relationship between Christian Spirituality and art through historical, cultural and theological perspectives. Monday 20 to Thursday 23 April

Theology and Culture

Theology Quest and Questions
Theology Quest and Questions
This spring term explores issues raised by the impact of Jesus of Nazareth on human life. Sessions every Tuesday evening until 17 March, £5 on the door. See all forthcoming sessions »
The Bible and Christian Ethics
The Bible and Christian Ethics
For most Christians the Bible is a fundamental source of moral guidance. But what kind of guidance does it offer given that it was written in a world so different from our own? Monday 27 to Thursday 30 April

Leadership and Ministry

Working Together
Working Together
Course encouraging engagement with a hermeneutical approach grounded in the Holy Trinity, which is examined through a number of traditions. Monday 20 to Thursday 23 April

Ministry Training

Following our merger with the former Southern Theological Education and Training Scheme (STETS) we have launched a new Ministry Training section on our website. Here you can find out more about our ordained and lay training programmes and what it's like to learn here.

Of course it's always better to experience things first-hand. If you would like to come along to one of our taster Saturdays then do get in touch. Contact Annette Young on 01722 424820 or email

The Arts

Lunchtime Concert
Sophie Gallagher (soprano) and Jeremy Woodside (piano)
Programme includes vocal works linked with World War One – Holst, Poulenc, Bridge and Shoenberg. Friday 27 March
The Roots of Faith: Titular Churches in Rome from the 1st to 4th Century A.D.
The Roots of Faith: Titular Churches in Rome from the 1st to 4th Century A.D.
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. Thursday 30 April

Bookshop & Library

Bookseller Industry Awards 2015
Congratulations to Sarum College Bookshop who have been named on the regional shortlist for The Bookseller Industry Awards. Read more »
Learning to Walk in the Dark: An Evening with Barbara Brown Taylor
Monday 6 July from 6.30pm. Tickets £5, available from Sarum College Bookshop.
Sarum College Library has been transformed following a refurbishment made possible by a legacy from the late Miss Heather Mathews. Read more »

Looking Ahead...

•  Medieval Wall Painting: Salisbury, Wiltshire and Beyond  Fri 8 to Sun 10 May
•  Contemplation Through Photography  Sat 16 to Sun 17 May
•  Theological Engagement and Spiritual Practice  Mon 18 to Thurs 21 May
•  Sarum Certificate in Spiritual Direction  Applications due by Sat 23 May
•  Religion and Spirituality in Pre-Raphaelite Art  Fri 5 to Sun 7 June
•  Days of Spiritual Reflection: The Garden of Delight  Fri 19 June
•  Sarum Summer School in Delaware  Mon 22 to Thurs 25 June
•  New Testament Greek in a Week  Mon 27 July to Sat 1 August
•  Enriching Ministry: The Practice of Pastoral Supervision  Begins Wed 21 October
•  The Legacy of Taizé: A Symposium at Sarum  Fri 30 to Sat 31 October

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