Theology Group

theology-group

Programme 2020-21

Tuesday Sept 8th 2020:  Dr Peter Clough
“Teilhard de Chardin: 1881-1955: Jesuit, Evolutionist, Visionary”
(This talk will be on Zoom. You will be sent the link after expressing an interest in joining us. Zoom opens at 7.15pm for prompt start at 7.30pm. Zoom gateway closes shortly after the start).

Tuesday Oct 6th 2020: Revd. Brian McHenry CBE
“Archbishop William Temple – a re-evaluation, 76 years after his death”
(This talk will be on Zoom. You will be sent the link after expressing an interest in joining us. Zoom opens at 7.15pm for prompt start at 7.30pm. Zoom gateway closes shortly after the start).

Tuesday Nov 3rd 2020: Rosemary Walters
“The True Wilderness: The Theology of Self in Harry Williams”
(This talk will be on Zoom. You will be sent the link after expressing an interest in joining us. Zoom opens at 7.15pm for prompt start at 7.30pm. Zoom gateway closes shortly after the start).

Tuesday Dec 1st 2020: Revd. Dr Jenny Corcoran (Bishop of Dover’s Chaplain)
“Rejoicing together: a vision for worship from Deuteronomy”
(This talk will be on Zoom. You will be sent the link after expressing an interest in joining us. Zoom opens at 7.15pm for prompt start at 7.30pm. Zoom gateway closes shortly after the start).

Tuesday Jan 12th 2021: (second Tuesday) Revd. Kevin Maddy
“Christianity made in Japan: Remembering Kosuke Koyama”
(This talk will be on Zoom. You will be sent the link after expressing an interest in joining us. Zoom opens at 7.15pm for prompt start at 7.30pm. Zoom gateway closes shortly after the start).

Tuesday Feb 2nd 2021: Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin: The Bishop of Dover
Topic to be announced
(This talk will be on Zoom. You will be sent the link after expressing an interest in joining us. Zoom opens at 7.15pm for prompt start at 7.30pm. Zoom gateway closes shortly after the start).

It is hoped that the last three talks will be in person in the church hall.

Tuesday April 13th 2021: Revd. Dr Alan le Grys
“Disturbing Images of God’ in both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday May 4th 2021: Sally Musker
Topic to be announced
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday June 1st 2021: Dr Marcus Averbeck
“An Introduction to Zen”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Past events

Tuesday Sept 10th 2019: Revd. Dr Stephen Laird FSA FHEA
“John Ruskin: Reading Nature’s Revelation”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Oct 1st 2019: Bishop Richard Llewellin
“Climate Change – is it already a ‘done deal’?”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30 start

Tuesday Nov 5th 2019: Revd. Stacey Rand
“Love one another: a Theology of Care as Work”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Dec 3rd 2019: Revd. Max Kramer (Precentor, Canterbury Cathedral)
“Christianity in Chiaroscuro: The Art and Faith of Caravaggio”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Jan 7th 2020: (second Tuesday) Revd. Kevin Maddy:
“Spirituality without God?: The Spirit of Modernism with examples from Scriabin & Kandinsky, Takemitsu & Yoshida”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Feb 4st 2020: Rosie Budd
“What do you think you’re doing?: Tentative Reflections on Some aspects of Prayer”
St Stephen’s Church Hall Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm

Tuesday April 14th  2020: Revd. Dr Alan le Grys:
“Disturbing Images of God’ in both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday May 5th 2020: Revd. Dr Jenny Corcoran (Bishop of Dover’s Chaplain)
“Title to be supplied”.
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday June 2nd 2020: Dr Marcus Averbeck
“An Introduction to Zen”
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Sept 11th 2018: Revd. Dr Stephen Laird FSA FHEA
A Look at Acts 10 – the Gentile Pentecost
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Oct 2nd 2018: Professor John Butler
Why Go to Church?
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30 start

Tuesday Nov 6th 2018: Victoria Field:
Poetry and Prayer – Parallels and Paradoxes
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Jan 8th 2019: (second Tuesday) Revd. Kevin Maddy:
Does 21st Century Christianity have anything to learn from Traditional Monasticism?
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Feb 5st 2019: : Dr Philip Knight
How ‘do’ we Start Theology?: Three Ways of (Not) Speaking of God
St Stephen’s Church Hall Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm

Tuesday March 5th 2019: Revd. Dr Alan le Grys:
Digesting the Word: Spiritual and Critical Reading of Scripture’?
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday May 7th 2019: Dr. Peter Toon
The Renaissance of Virtue Ethics
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday June 4th 2019: Briony Kapoor
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Sept 5th 2017: Revd. Dr Stephen Laird FSA FHEA:
The Bible and the Qur’an
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Oct 3rd 2017: Revd. Dr Alan le Grys:
The best book in the Bible: A Biblical Critical Approach to Understanding the History, Literature and Meaning of the Book of Revelation.
St Stephen’s Church, Hales Drive, Canterbury 8.00pm start

Tuesday Nov 7st 2017: Revd. Stacey Rand (St Stephen’s Curate and Research Fellow at the University of Kent)
Care and Caring: A Theological Reflection
St Stephen’s Church Hall Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Jan 9th 2018: (second Tuesday) Revd. Kevin Maddy:
St Paul on Hope, Justification and God’s Love’: A Scholarly Commentary on Romans 8.
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday Feb 6st 2018: Eduard Heyning:
John Tavener and the Music of Sacred Silence
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday April 10th (second Tuesday) 2018: Revd. Dr Alan le Grys:
Biblical Interpretation since the Enlightenment
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive, Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday May 1st 2018: Revd. Dr Anthony Carroll:
Title to be decided
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start

Tuesday June 5th 2018: Revd. Dr Jeremy Law
The Theology of Driving
St Stephen’s Church Hall, Hales Drive Canterbury 7.30pm start