Our eighth Beer and Theology, in association with The Centre for Theology and Community and the Hurtado Jesuit Centre, will be with Graham Kings and and Dr Muthuraj Swamy, Head of Department of Christian Theology, Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India. The subject will be ‘Inter Faith Dialogue: Is it Worth It?’
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On the 10th anniversary of 7/7 we are republishing Graham Kings’ July 2005 reflections on the day written as the first Fulcrum newsletter when he was Vicar of St Mary’s. Islington
History shows us that religion often leads to violence. And however twisted and warped, it is theology that has helped form the worldview of these killers.
The narrative that atrocities committed by jihadi groups has everything to do with Islam is therefore as false as the counter-narrative that the atrocities have nothing to do with Islam. Both are in denial and selective in their readings of texts, history and contemporary realities.
Jesus tells a number of parables which relate to fruitfulness and growth. The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed – initially the smallest of all seeds, but growing to be the largest of the garden plants, becoming a tree in which the birds can come and find a home (Matthew 13). By contrast, […]
A tribute to one of our most respected interfaith scholars of the 20th Century. (more…)
Egypt: What chance for the Copts now their champion is dead? copublished with Lapido Media By Jayson Casper Thousands of Coptic Christians swarmed the Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo last Tuesday, bidding farewell to the man who presided over a church of 11 million members. Pope Shenouda’s body, in clerical garb, was set in state upon […]
Henry Martyn: Missionary Scholar for our Age? by Dr Graham Kings, Bishop of Sherborne Cambridge Theological Federation and Henry Martyn Centre Lecture Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge Wednesday 29 February 2012 Introduction: Portraits Thank you very much for the invitation to give this lecture today. It is a joy to be back in Cambridge. […]
by Rev Colin Chapman The Bush Administration responded to 9/11 with ‘the war on terror’. Anders Breivik committed his crimes on 22 July 2011 because he felt that Europe as a whole and Norway in particular had been naïve in their response to Islam. Have we learned anything from what has happened in the last […]
The Fourth Pope John Paul II Annual Lecture on Interreligious Understanding The Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas ‘Angelicum’ with The Russell Berrie Foundation Rome, April 5th 2011 by Professor David F. Ford Republished with permisssion. Orginally published at Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme Opening It is a great honour to be invited to deliver this lecture by the […]