Research Seminar

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!