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SPIRITUALITY, THEOLOGY & HEALTH
SEMINAR PROGRAMME Epiphany Term 2018

These seminars are open to all staff and students of Durham University and to the general public. However, please be aware that they are aimed at a postgraduate level and are therefore especially suitable for MA, PhD and DThM students, as well as for others engaged in postgraduate study in relevant areas of enquiry.

Thursday 18 January 2018 (4.30-6pm)
Healing and wholeness: practical theology in dialogue with evidence-based healthcare
Seminar Room B (D/TH004)Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham
by Revd Prof. Mark Cobb,
Clinical Director & Honorary Senior Chaplain, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, UK

 

Thursday 1 February 2018 (4.30-6pm)
Integrating Spiritual and Scientific Perspectives to Psychological Wellbeing
Seminar Room B (D/TH004)Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham
by Dr Fraser Watts,
Visiting Professor of Psychology and Religion, University of Lincoln

 

Thursday 15 February 2018 (4.30-6pm)
Authentic Interiority and Studying Spirituality
Seminar Room B (D/TH004)Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham
by Revd Dr Michael O’Sullivan,
Director of the Spirituality Institute for Research and Education; Programme Leader MA in Applied Spirituality; Research Fellow, University of the Free State, South Africa

 

Thursday 1 March 2018 (4.30-6pm)
The nature of prayer in the theology of Joseph Ratzinger
Seminar Room B (D/TH004)Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham
by Ms Silvija Balenović Visinski,
MA Social Worker; PhD student, Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome

 

Thursday 15 March 2018 (4.30-6pm)
The human professional: facilitating or obstructing patient-centred end of life care?
Seminar Room B (D/TH004)Dept. of Theology & Religion, Abbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham
by Dr Colette Hawkins,
Academic Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St Oswald’s Hospice, Newcastle

 

 

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