Research Seminars in Systematic and Historical Theology
Candlemas Semester 2020
Wednesday, 11.15 – 12.45
5.2. Prof Cornelia Richter (University of Bonn), ‘Religion and spirituality: What it says on the tin? On the varieties of religious and spiritual expressions’
12.2. Dr William Hyland, ‘Mariological Themes in the Sermons and of Nicholas of Cusa: Ecumenical Perspectives’
19.2. Prof Murray Rae (University of Otago), ‘The Liturgical Shape of Christian Life’
26.2. Christoph Schwöbel, ‘On the tasks of a Christian theology of religions in the context of inter-religious dialogues’
4.3. Prof Volker Leppin (University of Tübingen), ‘Francis meets the Sultan: encounter, dialogue, confrontation?’ (different time: 3pm – 5pm)
11.3. Dr Deborah Casewell (Liverpool Hope University), ‘Ascetic Ideals and Religious Existence – A Theological Challenge’
18.3. – 25.3. Spring Break
1.4. Prof Lejla Demiri (University of Tübingen), ‘Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi’s commentary on the Trinity’.
Please note also: 3pm – 5pm, Scriptural Reasoning with Prof. Lejla Demiri
8.4. Dr Oliver Langworthy, ‘Christianity and Hypsistarianism in 4th Century Cappadocia’
15.4. Prof Trevor Hart, ‘Persons, prerogatives and perichoresis: should we classify Christianity as a “monotheistic” religion at all?’
22.4. Katrin Bosse, ‘Stages of Salvation? Karl Rahner’s Theology of Religions Revisited’
27.4, 29.4. Compact Seminar: Theology in 20th Century German Literature. Thomas Mann’s Doctor Faustus. Prof. Christoph Schwöbel, Prof. Judith Wolfe, Prof. Hans Wißkirchen (Lübeck) with participation of Prof Thomas Pfau (Duke), 9am – 5pm.
You are all warmly invited!