by Dr Grace Milton, Research Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre In the UK, religious conversion is generally considered to be a private matter. Citizens have the legal right to hold and manifest religious beliefswithout fear of intervention or public criticism. However, there are occasions when conversion, and its associated rituals, become a matter of intense public … Continue reading “Asylum Seeker Conversions: misconceptions inherent in the public response”
by Canon Dr Andrew Smith ‘So, remind me why we’re driving to Cornwall in a minibus to look at a muddy field …’ An obvious comment when you’re in a minibus heading down the M5 in the rain. The answer from the vicar might not be the one most people expect, ‘It’s my special place, … Continue reading “The Use of Place in Opening Up Dialogue”
Theology student Oliver Meek writes about an important conference held at the University of Birmingham in November.
In their second road trip, Dr. Andrew Davies and Professor Candida Moss chat about two of the best things going. Well, one thing and one place. OK, chocolate and heaven. Candida Moss is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. This video was first posted … Continue reading “Watch the second Cadbury Conversation: Chocolate. Heaven.”
Dr. Andrew Davies, Director of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, takes eminent theologian Professor Candida Moss on a road trip to Cadbury World, and learns more about martyrdom on the way. Candida Moss is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. … Continue reading “Watch the first Cadbury Conversation: Martyrdom Misconceptions”