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JANUARY & FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER



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Featured Courses & Events

Resourcing a Good Lent
Resourcing a Good Lent

An enjoyable and informative afternoon to prepare you for Lent! Bring a group from your Church for some Lent course inspiration. James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College, will review the best of the new books and lent courses this year. Author David Cole will also be launching his new book Celtic Lent.

Tuesday 15 January at 3pm. Free with refreshments. RSVP to Sarum College Bookshop.

New Monasticism: Boundary Crossing Communities
New Monasticism: Boundary Crossing Communities

Explore the recent emergence of New Monasticism – usually small communities, committed to contemplation and action, who live a shared life and calling.

Friday 1 February with Craig Gardiner. £60, bookings required by 14 January.

The Bible and the Emotions: Faith and Feeling in Early Christianity

Against the backdrop of the scriptures and the Greco-Roman world, this Biblical Study Break will look at such emotions as anger, grief, fear, envy, joy, and love.

Monday 11 to Thursday 14 February with Stephen Barton. £240/£400, bookings required by 14 January.

Just Living: Faith and Community in an Age of Consumerism
Just Living: Faith and Community in an Age of Consumerism

 Ruth Valerio relects on questions such as: How can we live well in our globalised, consumerist context? What steps we can take in our own lives to be conscious consumers?

Monday 18 February, 7pm to 9pm. £10

The Myth of the ‘Good’ War: Theological Perspectives on Moral Injury & Original Sin
The Myth of the ‘Good’ War: Theological Perspectives on Moral Injury & Original Sin

The 2019 Robbins Lecture at Sarum College with Dr Brian Powers, Vann Fellow at The Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies at Durham University.

Thursday 28 February, 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Free and open to all, bookings required by 22 February. 

College News

The Gift of Years: Human Flourishing and Ageing
The Gift of Years: Human Flourishing and Ageing

Eley McAinsh, editor of the Bible Reading Fellowship’s Reflections for Older People, recently interviewed Sarum College’s Principal, James Woodward. Read full interview »

Book of the Month: Pioneers of Modern Spirituality by Jane Shaw

What it is that seems to bring more and different people to church at Christmas than at any other time? Is it habit, because that’s still what we do? Or is it hope – hope that touches even the cynic with the sense of wistful wonder that Thomas Hardy expressed in his poem The Oxen? Read full review by Norma Fergusson »

Postgraduate Study Taster Day

Forthcoming Courses & Events

Theology Quest and Questions
Continues Tues 15 January
Theology Quest and Questions
Reflective Practice
Mon 21 - Thurs 24 January
Reflective Practice
Nevertheless She Persisted: Theology, Faith & Feminism
Sat 26 January
http://www.sarum.ac.uk/event/nevertheless-she-persisted-theology-faith-and-feminism/
Book Launch: Grasping the Heel of Heaven
Fri 8 February
Book Launch: Grasping the Heel of Heaven
Exploring the Poetry of Philip Larkin
Sat 16 February
Exploring the Poetry of Philip Larkin
Introduction to Christian Doctrine and History
Sat 23 February
Introduction to Christian Doctrine and History
Tragedy and Congregations
Fri 1 - Sun 3 March
Tragedy and Congregations
Book Launch: Three Men on a Diet by George Courtauld
Thurs 17 January
Book Launch: Three Men on a Diet by George Courtauld
Book Launch: Broken Bodies by Karen O’Donnell
Tues 22 January
Book Launch: Broken Bodies by Karen O’Donnell
Wisdom for Mission from the Church Fathers
Tues 29 January
Wisdom for Mission from the Church Fathers
Spiritual Directors Forum: Listening in Spirit?
Mon 11 February
Spiritual Directors Forum: Listening in Spirit?
Relocating Religion: Cultural & Spiritual Realignments Mon 18 - Thurs 21 February
Relocating Religion: Cultural & Spiritual Realignments
Bible in Context
Sat 23 February
Bible in Context
Film as Religion
Tues 12 March
Film as Religion
The Nature of Contemporary Spirituality
Mon 21 - Thurs 24 January
The Nature of Contemporary Spirituality
Lunchtime Concert: Serena Kay & Lucy Colquhoun
Fri 25 January
Lunchtime Concert: Serena Kay & Lucy Colquhoun
Perham-Shaped Worship Symposium
Fri 8 - Sat 9 February
Perham-Shaped Worship Symposium
Book Launch with Paul Bradbury and Ian Cowley
Thurs 14 February
Book Launch with Paul Bradbury and Ian Cowley
Lunchtime Concert: Bill Benham & David Price
Fri 22 February
Lunchtime Concert: Bill Benham & David Price
Rural Ministry: Learning from Chaplaincy
Thurs 28 February
Rural Ministry: Learning from Chaplaincy
Creativity, Culture and Christian Mission
Sat 16 March
Creativity, Culture and Christian Mission
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