apologetics

Holy Stardust

Angela Tilby spent 22 years as a producer with the BBC’s religious affairs department before being ordained. She served as the vicar of St Bene’ts church in Cambridge and is Canon Emeritus of Christchurch Cathedral Oxford. She is a regular contributor to Radio 4’s Thought for the Day and the Daily Service. The title of her talk is taken from her essay published in Living the Mystery, edited by Jeffrey John. In the essay she explored the apparent conflict between…

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Consuming the Gospel

In a world of conspicuous consumption the gospel is sometimes cast as the antithesis of a consuming society. Dr Colin Greene is a theologian who has for many years been at the forefront of research into gospel and culture. In this lecture he will consider what the Christian gospel has to say to 21st century consumerism and whether there might not be points of contact between the two. Colin lectures at Sarum College where he is the Programme Leader, for the MA in Theology, Imagination…

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Holy and acceptable…

Dr Keith Lamdin asks what gospel truth looks like in the post-modern world. How can our message be both holy and true to the witness of the church through the ages but still accessible and acceptable to the world around us. In a world with no absolutes how can we proclaim a unique message of truth for that world? Has traditional evangelism had its day or should we be going ‘back to basics’? Keith Lamdin retired this summer as Principal of…

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Lectures and Study Days

Our programme of informative and thought provoking lectures, study days and summer schools offers the chance to hear from experts in many fields. Recent lecturers include Frank Field MP, Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Kate Adie OBE and Nick Spencer of the Theos think tank. In 2014 we covered topics as diverse as Woodbine Willie, John Duns Scotus and Faith & Politics. For Summer 2015 we shall be looking at Faith, Environment & Poverty with Study Days on Faith in the Public Square and…

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About Sherborne Insight

The Insight Programme at Sherborne Abbey offers the chance to engage with the important questions for faith in our time. Lectures, Study Days, Summer Schools and Evening Classes all contribute to an broad programme which seeks not only to inform but to engage with the key questions before church and society. Share:Follow Us:

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Forthcoming Events
  1. Robots of Good Character

    Monday, 30 September @ 19:30 - 21:00
  2. Holy Stardust

    Monday, 4 November @ 19:30 - 21:00