Rock of Ages

The Revd Richard Coles The Revd Richard Coles has enjoyed a varied career. He trained as a classical musician but soon found himself playing keyboards with Jimmy Somerville as half of the pop duo The Communards. He is familiar to many as the presenter of Radio 4’s Saturday Live and as a regular guest on Radio 3’s Nightwaves, Newsnight Review and Have I got News for You. So how on earth does he come to find himself as the Vicar…

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The Virtual Gospel

Will Howard believes that the church must gain a much better understanding of how social media shapes the way that much of society aged 35 and below now thinks of itself and interacts. Social media changes the way we think of ourselves and one another. The Christian gospel is fundamentally relational and unless we understand how relationships work in this virtual world we will struggle to share our good news. We are often warned that it is the younger generation…

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Gospel Truth – Message and Medium

Dr Elaine Storkey explores how the media adopted by society for spreading news and information interact with the message itself. How much does the medium we choose to present the gospel affect the gospel message itself? In the last sixty years the way in which society spreads news has changed beyond all recognition. Television, Radio and most recently the Internet have transformed the way we spread news. But have the transformed the news we spread as well? Elain Storkey is a…

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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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Forthcoming Events
  1. NT Greek in a Week

    Monday, 23 July @ 09:30 - Saturday, 28 July @ 15:30
  2. Beginning Biblical Hebrew

    Monday, 13 August @ 09:30 - Wednesday, 15 August @ 15:30
  3. Truth and the Media

    Monday, 24 September @ 19:30 - 21:00
  4. Teaching Truth

    Monday, 8 October @ 19:30 - 21:00
  5. Fierce Imaginings – God and the Great War

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