A Liberating Spirit?  Exploring Spirituality for the 21st Century

A Liberating Spirit?   Exploring Spirituality for the 21st Century

This is the Modern Church annual conference. It will be an opportunity to explore some of the contemporary approaches to spirituality through the lens of open minded and well-informed enquiry.

Start Date:
Monday 14th July 2014
Start Time:
5:00PM
Location:
High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon Hertfordshire EN11 8SG
Phone:
0845 345 1909
Email:
conference@modernchurch.org.uk
Speakers:
Revd Canon Professor Martyn Percy, Revd Dave Bookless, Professor Grace Davie and others
Cost:
£285 en suite, £216 standard, early bird members' discount £15
Website:
http://www.modernchurch.org.uk/conference

Many in our world have lost interest in institutions and are weary with dogmatic arguments but are looking for authentic, intelligent and accessible ways of reflecting on the realities and mysteries of life which can actually make a difference to their own lives.

Conference Chair:

Revd Canon Professor Martyn Percy, Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon

Amongst those also addressing the conference:

Revd Dave Bookless, National Director of A Rocha UK

Professor Grace Davie, Professor of Sociology, University of Exeter and Lay Canon, Diocese of Europe

Dr Abby Day, Lecturer in Anthropology and Sociology of Religion, University of Kent

Dr Rachel Muers, Senior Lecturer in Christian Studies, University of Leeds

Revd Mark Oakley, Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral

John Peacocke, Buddhist scholar and author

Revd Dr Emma Percy, Chaplain, Fellow and Welfare Dean, Trinity College, University of Oxford

Changes may have to be made to the published programme in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

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