January and February Courses and Events Newsletter
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January & February 2016  |  01722 424800  |

Featured Courses

Theology and FIlm
Theology and Film
This course uses The Railway Man, Wild and Chinatown to cultivate skills to interpret and critique film, and to consider possible theological approaches to film criticism. We also will explore the historical relationship between theology and film, including how the Christian churches have rejected and appropriated films in the past. Monday 1 to Thursday 4 February
Worship for Today’s Church: Nurturing Local Liturgical Leadership
Worship for Today’s Church: Nurturing Local Liturgical Leadership
Learn from the Worship 4 Today project, foster good dialogue between clergy, lay leaders and musicians and discover some of the best liturgical and musical resources. Tuesday 2 February

Christian Spirituality

The Nature of Contemporary Spirituality
The Nature of Contemporary Spirituality
An introduction to spirituality in the Christian tradition from the 19th century to the present day. Monday 25 to Thursday 28 January
Pastoral Ministry and Christian Spiritual Direction
Pastoral Ministry and Christian Spiritual Direction
Explore the nature of Christian ministry and address some of the central issues in pastoral ministry such as faith development, ageing, death and dying. Monday 29 February to Thursday 3 March
Day of Spiritual Reflection: A Lenten Pause
Day of Spiritual Reflection: A Lenten Pause
Our journey through Lent is a journey towards the Cross. Where has it led you so far? Where is there left to travel? Friday 4 March

Theology and Culture

Theology Quest and Questions
Theology Quest and Questions
Each Gospel resonates with a sense, not simply of ‘this was Jesus’ but something more powerful: ‘this is Jesus for us’. This term will be devoted above all to the ‘this was Jesus’ theme.
•  The Jewish World of Jesus of Nazareth (Part 2) Tuesday 12 January
•  God’s Kingdom: Old Theme, New Energy Tuesday 19 January
•  Jesus Among the Healers of the World Tuesday 26 January
•  Jesus and the Sages of Israel Tuesday 2 February
•  Pondering the Parables Tuesday 9 February
•  Following in the Footsteps of Moses? Jesus and the Law Tuesday 16 February
•  Holy People and Holy Place: Jesus & the Jerusalem Temple Tuesday 23 February
Biblical Study Break: Ruth
Biblical Study Break: Ruth
In a close reading of this ancient Hebrew text we not only encounter history, geography, culture, literature and art but also passion, cruelty, theology and ethics. Monday 8 to Thursday 11 February

Leadership and Ministry

Reflective Practice
Reflective Practice
Explore how reflective practice can underpin and challenge an understanding of leadership. Monday 25 to Thursday 28 January
Personal Development
Personal Development
A review of contemporary management strategies for using feedback to develop and evaluate personal development plans in a variety of faith-based and secular contexts. Monday 22 to Thursday 25 February

Liturgy and Worship

The Eucharist
The Eucharist
Explore the most significant developments of Eucharistic worship from the New Testament to the contemporary church. Monday 29 February to Thursday 3 March

The Arts

Lunchtime Concerts
Lunchtime Concerts

Bill Benham (violin) & David Price (piano)
Programme includes Bach and Brahms. Friday 29 January
Clare Deniz (cello) & Raymond Burley (guitar)
Programme includes Vivaldi, Couperin, Albéniz, Sarasate and Piazzolla. Friday 26 February
Parish Churches of Wessex
Parish Churches of Wessex
This series of six, fully illustrated Thursday evening lectures will reveal, and explain, some of the intricate qualities of the region’s churches and show what awaits the inquisitive visitor. Begins Thursday 11 February

Bookshop & Library

Book Launch with Patrick Woodhouse
Life in the Psalms: Contemporary Meaning in Ancient Texts
Patrick Woodhouse launch his Mowbray Lent Book for 2016. Thursday 7 January at 4pm. Free and open to all, please RSVP.

From Venice to Istanbul: An Evening with Harry Bucknall
An evening talk based on In the Dolphin’s Wake, which tells the tale of his incredible 5,500 mile journey. Friday 12 February at 6.30pm, tickets £3 from Sarum College Bookshop
Unfurling: Poems of Life, Love and Faith with Ian Adams
Ian Adams is a poet, writer and artist working with themes of spirituality, culture and human-being within the natural world. Friday 4 March at 6.30pm, tickets £3 (£4 on the door) from Sarum College Bookshop

Looking Ahead

•  The Annunciation as Portrayed in Art Fri 11 March
•  Pilgrimage Weekend in Salisbury and Cookham Fri 18 to Sun 20 March
•  Holy Week at Sarum 2016 Mon 21 to Thurs 24 March
•  Exploring the Medieval Close Thurs 14 April
•  Singing with Confidence 2016 Sat 16 to Sun 17 April
•  2016 Sarum Lectures with Nicholas Holtam Begins Wed 27 April
•  How Christianity Spread Round the Mediterranean Thurs 28 April
•  Introduction to English Mystics Wed 4 May
•  Singing the Faith: The Power and Potential of Hymns Fri 6 May
•  Promises & Problems: The Bible and the Holy Land Today Mon 9 to Thurs 12 May
•  Contemplating the Divine: Art in the Medieval World Thurs 12 to Fri 13 May
•  2016 Liminal Leadership Conference Mon 16 to Thurs 19 May
Postgraduate Study Taster Days at Sarum College

Postgraduate Study Taster Days at Sarum College

Saturday 12 March, Saturday 11 June and Saturday 10 September 2016

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