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Touching the Divine (1st of 3)

  • Course Dates: Thu 22 January 2015, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

This course explores the place that touch holds within the Christian tradition.

Over three separate days students will discover the spiritual significance of touch in the Old and New Testaments, in the medieval period and how it is portrayed within art to spiritual effect.

All of the tutors are experts in the fields. The course requires no prior knowledge. Those who have taken the course Sensation, Imagination and Culture may find this interesting as a continuation course.

Please note that this course has been cancelled. Contact Alison Ogden for all enquiries.
aogden@sarum.ac.uk  |  01722 424826  |  01722 424800 (main reception)

Course Details

Thu 22 January 2015
10:30 am to 4:30 pm
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David Catchpole is scholar in residence at Sarum College and emeritus professor of theological studies at the University of Exeter; Louise Nelstrop is Programme Leader for the MA in Christian Spirituality at Sarum College. She specialises in medieval spirituality, particularly mysticism and has conducted research in practical theology, especially as it relates to the emerging church and healthcare; Anne Claar Thomasson-Rosingh is an academic tutor with the Southern Theological Education and Training Scheme (STETS). Her research interests include the Old Testament, feminist theology and the church father Basil of Caesarea; Ellie Pridgeon teaches on the BA in Humanities and Arts at the University of Leicester and is a professional archivist
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Additional Dates:
19 February 2015 and 19 March 2015
Please Note:
This course has been cancelled. Contact Alison Ogden for all enquiries.