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January & February Courses and Events Newsletter from Sarum College
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January & February 2013  |  Send a booking enquiry or email courses@sarum.ac.uk

Literature, Art and the Christian Imagination
Glimpsing the Glory of God

Glimpsing the Glory of God

One-day course with Re-Pitching the Tent author Richard Giles to examine how sacred spaces have been decorated throughout the ages to the present day. Thurs 14 Feb Details
Retirement and Spiritual Health

The Arts and Spiritual Self-Awareness

The first of this two-part course explores ways in which artistic exploration can help us to identify our own spiritual needs and those of others around us. Wed 20 Feb Details
Mothering Sunday Liturgy

Mothering Sunday Liturgy

Explore the variety of liturgical practice associated with Mothering Sunday, identifying those which express both the celebration and ambiguities of the day. Tues 29 Jan Details
Jane Austen's Clergymen

Jane Austen's Clergymen

Series of evening lectures on how Austen’s ordained characters contribute to the wit and wisdom of her novels and how her own Anglicanism may be appreciated in her fiction. Starts Mon 25 Feb Details
Epiphany Dinner
There are a few places available for our annual Epiphany dinner on Sat 12 Jan. View the menu and booking information here

The Book of Job: God, Creation and Chaos
Biblical study break offering an in-depth study of this tantalising text. With Dr John Bimson of Trinity College, Bristol. Mon 14 to Thurs 17 Jan Details

Lunchtime Concert
William Benham (viola) and David Price (piano). Fri 18 Jan Details

The Contemporary Study of Christian Spirituality
Introduction to the contemporary approaches to the study of spirituality through theological, philosophical, psychological, political and aesthetic methodologies. Mon 21 to Thurs 24 Jan Details

Reflective Practice
A methodological and hermeneutical study of how reflective practice can underpin and challenge an understanding of leadership. Mon 21 to Thurs 24 Jan Details

Literature, Art and the Christian Imagination
Six-part series exploring the key facets of art, literature, imagination and culture in terms of their spiritual dimension. Begins Wed 30 Jan Details

Day of Spiritual Reflection: Speaking from the Heart
A gentle day of prayer, stillness and quiet reflection led by Sister Mairead Quigley. Fri 15 Feb Details

Lunchtime Concert
Lindsey Ellis (flute) and Anne-Laure Lasseaux (piano). Fri 15 Feb Details

Introduction to Pastoral Supervision
This workshop will introduce those in ministry (lay and ordained) to the value of pastoral supervision. Fri 22 Feb Details

Text, Interpretation and Imagination
The images, stories, myths and teachings of the Bible have served as a foundation for the Western cultural imagination. This course explores how the Biblical texts inform, and are informed by, human creativity. Mon 25 to Thurs 28 Feb Details

Western Christian Mysticism
Starting from the foundations of this tradition, we will then consider the English Mystics, the Rhineland Mystics and the Spanish Mystics. Mon 25 to Thurs 28 Feb Details


Theology Quest and Questions  |  January & February


Series of Tuesday evening sessions that explore the very essence of Christianity and its beginnings. The Spring term looks at the issues raised by the impact of Jesus of Nazareth on human life.
More information on TQQ

The Human Christ
Tuesday 15 January Details

The Political Christ
Tuesday 22 January Details

Seeing Salvation - the Vision of Art
Tuesday 29 January Details

The Languages of Salvation: Metaphor
and Diversity  
Tuesday 5 February Details

Christ's Death as Victorious and Vicarious: Eastern and Western Church Views of Salvation  Tuesday 12 February Details

Christ and Other Faiths
Tuesday 19 February Details

Christ as Liberator: Liberation, Theology and Feminism  Tuesday 26 February Details


Bookshop Events


Mary Grey will launch her new book The Resurrection of Peace at Sarum College Bookshop on Thurs 17 Jan at 4pm Details

Local author Peter Dominy will launch Decoding Mammon at Sarum College Bookshop on Fri 25 Jan at 11.30am. The Bishop of Salisbury, Nicholas Holtam, will give an introduction to the book Details


Looking Ahead...


Christian Mysticism: English Mysticism Then and Now
Learn why mysticism is becoming such a popular form of spirituality in today’s Britain. Sat 16 March Details

The Role of the Arts in Re-imagining Church for Our Generation
Could a fresh and imaginative re-engagement with the arts can open up a revitalised and renewed Christian faith? Tues 19 March Details

Holy Week at Sarum
Time and space for reflection with a new programme that offers both structure and free time. Enjoy the usual Sarum hospitality and delicious home-made food in newly refurbished ensuite bedrooms and dining room. Full board or non-residential - excellent value for money. Mon 25 to Sun 31 March Details

Visualising the Divine
Series of four Thursday evening art lectures covering a wide range of topics including transcendence, post-modernism, painting and sculpture. Begins Thurs 11 April Details

2013 Sarum Theological Lectures: Encountering God with the Whole of our Being
Paula Gooder, a freelance writer and lecturer in biblical studies is the speaker for this year's Sarum Theological Lecture series. Tues 9 to Fri 12 July, 7pm each evening in Salisbury Cathedral Details


Booking Information

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