Jews, Pagans, Sceptics and Emperors: Public Theology as Christian Apologetics

Professor Elaine Graham, of the University of Chester is leading the next Faith and Public Policy event that takes place at Westminster Abbey.  My PhD Supervisor Anna Rowlands, directs these events.

Wednesday 16th January 2013
Professor Elaine Graham, University of Chester
Title: “Jews, Pagans, Sceptics and Emperors: Public Theology as Christian Apologetics”
Elaine L Graham is the Grosvenor Research Professor at the University of Chester. She was until October 2009 the Samuel Ferguson Professor of Social and Pastoral Theology at the University of Manchester. Elaine has a continuing interest in urban theology and the contribution of faith-based organizations to civil society. She was a member of the Commission on Urban Life and Faith, whose report was published as Faithful Cities: a Call for Celebration, Vision and Justice (2006). She collaborated with Bishop Stephen Lowe on a book entitled What Makes a Good City? Public Theology and the Urban Church (2009). Her current work is towards a book entitled: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Public Theology in a Post-Secular Age (SCM, 2013).

The Seminar is 12.30-2pm with lunch, as usual and if attending you will need to confirm a place by emailing catherine.butler@westminster-abbey.org.