The Southwold Lent Lecture Series (2016)
Exploring the Big Questions A Christian Response to Important Contemporary Issues

A series of weekly lectures, featuring a different guest speaker, and topic each week.
Hosted by the United Reformed Church


Time: Sunday evenings 6PM
Dates: February 14 - March 20, 2016


Week 1 :14 February

Topic: Refugees and Immigration
Speaker: Professor Hugh Williamson, Emeritus Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Oxford

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Week 2 :21 February

Topic: Just War Theory and British Involvement
Speaker: The Revd. Professor Nigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology, University of Oxford

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Week 3 :28 February

Topic: Assisted Dying
Speaker: The Revd. Dr. Richard Higginson, Director of Studies and Lecturer in Christian Ethics, Ridley Hall, Cambridge

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Week 4 :6 March

Topic: The Future of Marriage
Speaker: The Revd. Dr. John Bradbury, Vice-Principal & Director of Studies in Systematic Theology and Church History, Westminster College, Cambridge

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Week 5 :13 March

Topic: Human Sexuality
Speaker: The Revd. Dr. John Hare, former consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon

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Week 6 :20 March

Topic: Faith Schools and RE in a Modern Educational System
Speaker: Helen Matter, Schools’ Adviser, St Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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