politics

Better Alone – Frank Field MP

Veteran MP Frank Field returns to Sherborne as part of our series of events exploring the EU Referendum. He has long campaigned for a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU writing in his blog in 2013: the majority of the country will hopefully make their views known in a second vote, which should be held once we have a much clearer idea about what future shape the EU is likely to take.  Our aim, surely, should be to change the EU. And…

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Faith in the Future of the EU

Ben Ryan (Theos Think Tank) at Sherborne Insight on Monday 25th April 2016 The first of three lectures on Europe and the impending referendum. To be followed by: Frank Field MP 20/5 – Better Alone Gary Streeter MP 16/6 – Better Together   Well thank you for inviting me here today, I am delighted to be kicking off this Sherborne Insight series which is obviously timely, with the referendum approaching, but I think is also important on a wider level…

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A Soul for Europe

With a European Union membership referendum pending we are delighted to welcome Ben Ryan. Ben is a Researcher at Theos, the religion and society think tank. He holds degrees in Theology and Religious Studies from the University of Cambridge and in European politics from the LSE. He is the author of the Theos reports A Very Modern Ministry: Chaplaincy in the UK and A Soul for the Union. The European Union is in crisis. The crisis in question is a hydra, a beast…

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Faith and the Public Square

Following our series on Faith and Politics in Autumn 2014 we are delighted to announce that Nick Spencer from the Theos Think Tank has agreed to return to Sherborne to a Study Day examining in more detail the issues he raised for Faith in the Public Square during the morning session and the role of Cathedrals and Greater Churches in contemporary English society during the afternoon. We shall have Nick with us for the whole day which will allow much more opportunity…

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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. Incarnation

    Monday, 12 February, 2018 @ 19:30 - 21:00
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