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The Myth of the ‘Good’ War: Theological Perspectives on Moral Injury and Original Sin

  • Course Dates: Thu 28 February 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The 2019 Robbins Lecture at Sarum College will be held on 28 February 2019.

‘The Myth of the “Good” War: Theological perspectives on Moral Injury and Original Sin’ will be delivered by Dr Brian Powers.

Brian is the first Vann Fellow at The Michael Ramsey Centre for Anglican Studies at Durham University. Vann Fellows study and illuminate the relationship of Christianity and the armed forces across time and space, across Christian traditions, and across many subject areas.

It is named in memory of The Revd Bernard William Vann VC, who was killed in action in 1918, and was the last British clergyman to be awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War.

The lecture was first held at Durham University on 31 October 2018.

6.30pm for drinks and a light buffet, 7pm lecture.

Free and open to all. Booking required by Friday 22 Feb.
Telephone 01722 424800 or email courses@sarum.ac.uk.

Course Details

Thu 28 February 2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Dr Brian Powers is a former officer in the U.S. Air Force and a veteran of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dr Powers researches how Christian theology shapes and also fails to shape thinking about contemporary moral, ecclesial and political issues.
Course Price:
Free and open to all, advance booking required