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The Penultimate Curiosity: Science, Religion and the Big Questions?

Lecture date: Sun, 2nd Oct, 2016
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Estimated 5 min read

The Ardèche Gorge, in the South of France, is home to some of the most remarkable paintings in the world. They would be worthy of inclusion in any national gallery….

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Poetic Naturalism – a New Understanding of Life and the Universe

Lecture date: Sun, 18th Dec, 2016
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Estimated 58 sec read

“Naturalism” is the idea that there is only one world, the natural world, which follows the laws of nature and which can be investigated by scientific methods. The term “Poetic…

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My Death, My Decision?

Lecture date: Sun, 29th Jan, 2017
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What is a ‘good death’? For some people, it is a medically assisted death, when they feel their life is complete – something denied in the UK. Polls regularly show…

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Cheering for Trump?

Lecture date: Sun, 11th Dec, 2016
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Estimated 1 min read

Donald Trump’s conduct, temperament and outrageous utterances during the presidential campaign should have ensured his rejection by the electorate. He was patently prepared to say anything to achieve office. But…

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Is it Time to Rethink the “University”?

Lecture date: Sun, 4th Dec, 2016
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Estimated 1 min read

Jeremiads abound on the ‘end’ or the ‘death’ of modern universities. There are claims that they are been severely compromised by ‘neoliberalism’ and social changes and left behind by technological…

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Religious Education: Where has it been? What is it doing? Where is it going?

Lecture date: Sun, 16th Oct, 2016
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Estimated 6 min read

IN THE BEGINNING WAS RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION Until the 1970’s at least much Religious Instruction as it was known in the UK was confessional in character. This reflected the state of…

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Brexit:The Fall of Troy?

Lecture date: Sun, 12th Jun, 2016
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Estimated 6 min read

In Jean Giraudoux’s play La guerre de Troie n’aura pas lieu, translated in English as Tiger at the Gates, one might recognize the affinities of the protagonists with the two…

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The Abolition of Aging?

Lecture date: Sun, 25th Sep, 2016
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Estimated 9 min read

To be human is to age. Many of us are already deep within the clasp of aging, with declining power and faltering memory. But is an ongoing downward spiral of…

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Are Law Courts Biased against Defendents?

Lecture date: Sat, 10th Sep, 2016
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Estimated 12 min read

The first time I visited a Magistrates Court, it was 1954, shortly after I moved to London. A friend who could not be at court, because he would be at…

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Eye-Opening Conversations

Lecture date: Sun, 17th Jul, 2016
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Estimated 5 min read

Dr Nick Heap – an authority in the art of conversation – discusses its very essence, and also takes it to the next level and explores “Eye-Opening Conversations.” Summary Words…

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