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Research Seminar

This semester, all seminars are taking place on Microsoft Teams, Wednesdays, 4-5.15pm, unless otherwise indicated.

Those who would like to receive an invitation should contact Prof. Judith Wolfe.   


Candlemas Seminar 2021


3 – Kate Sonderegger (VTS), “The Trinity: Processions and Persons”

10 – Catherine Droste OP (Angelicum), “Catherine of Siena: A Message for Today” (Margaret of Scotland public lecture — please register)

17 – Ian McFarland (Emory), “Rethinking Nature and Grace: The Logic of Creation’s Consummation”

24 – (1-2.30pm) joint with Durham: David Fergusson (Edinburgh/Cambridge), “Approaches to the Doctrine of God”


3 – Zena Hitz (St John’s College, Annapolis), “Augustine on the Perversion of Learning”

10 – Hans Boersma (Nashotah House), “Memory and Character Formation: The Ark in Hugh of Saint Victor”

17 – Mattias Gassman (Oxford), “Augustine on religion”

[Spring Break]


7 – (4.15-5.30pm) Gabrielle Thomas (Yale), “The devil in Gregory of Nyssa’s mystical theology”

14 – Fiona Ellis (Roehampton), “Desire and the meaning of life”

21 – no seminar

28 – Bruce McCormack (Princeton), “The relevance of Dorner and von Hofmann for a doctrine of God today”


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