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Lectures at Cuddesdon

All Welcome.  Lectures are free of charge, and there is the option to book in for dinner for £15 per person.  To book a place at a lecture, with or without dinner, please email gill.keeble@rcc.ac.uk.


The Cuddesdon Study Centre 2017-18 Lecture Series

On the theme of 'Creative Hearts and Minds', lectures will take place on Mondays at 4.15pm:

26 Feb 2018           Looking through God’s lens?, Revd Morna Simpson

23 Apr 2018           Staging Theology: Shakespeare’s Gospel of Forgiveness, Revd Alycia Timmis 


Lecture at Gloucester Cathedral

The Promise of Freedom: Liberation Theology Past, Present and Future

1 March 2018, Parliament Room, Gloucester Cathedral, GL1 2LX

West of England Ministerial Training Course tutor, Rob James, will explore liberation theology's theme of God's 'Option for the Poor', its expression in the work of some of the classic liberation theologians of South America and Africa, and its relevance and promise in our own context.

A formal lecture will last for up to 90 minutes, with time for discussion to follow.


Dessert* Island Discs

Following the well-known format of Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, Cuddesdon will undertake it's own unique version. Guests will be interviewed about their life story interspersed with eight pieces of music that they have chosen, followed by delicious desserts. 

There will be two events each term taking place at Ripon College Cuddesdon on Sunday evenings, beginning at 8pm. Everyone is welcome, there is no charge but please book a place below so that we know how many desserts to make! To book, please click on the link below:


Past Events

Bearing Witness.  The Church: where would we be without it?
Saturday, 30th September 2017, 10am - 4pm

For the Programme please click on the arrow...

Tracing the connections: Chaplaincy, the Church of England and the Common Good: 1st March 2014

The day presented recent research into the Church of England's involvement in chaplaincy in a range of settings conducted by the Cardiff Centre for Chaplaincy Studies and the Oxford Centre for Ecclesiology and Practical Theology.  The day also provided the opportunity for participants to consider the implications of the research for chaplaincy and for other areas of ministry.  

Faith Debates: The Future of the Church of England

The team behind the Westminster Faith Debates, in association with Ripon College Cuddesdon and the Church Times, held a new series of debates on the Future of the Church of England in Oxford during the autumn of 2014.
For full details of participants and podcasts of the debates, click here

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