Unitarian Theology Conference 2017


The Reformation must continue!

Friday 13th – Saturday 14th of October 2017


Live Stream of the Conference

Conference Program


11.00 am – Arrivals

11.30 – 12.00 Welcome & Worship

12.00 – 1.00 pm Ant Howe: ’Wrestling, Resisting and Resting’: different ways of responding to the Divine voice. On the theology of talking to God.

1.00 – 2.00 pm Lunch

2.00 – 3.00 pm Jane Blackall: Models of God and the Meaning of Love. Do our experiences of love shape our concepts of God?

3.00 – 3.30 pm Tea & Coffee

3.30 – 4.30 pm Lewis A. Connolly: ‘The Unchained Spirit’: Kenotic Theology and The Unitarian Epic. Exploring Altizerian ‘Death of God’ theology.

4.45 – 5.45 pm PANEL DISCUSSION with the speakers,
followed by meal break, and Pub Theology.

6.00 – 7.30 pm Dinner

7.30 pm – Pub Theology

SATURDAY 14th OCTOBER: ‘On Unitarianism’

9.30 am – Worship

9.45 am – Ann Peart: Theology from Women’s Experience. Unitarian women’s engagement with theology and gender.

10.45 am – Tea

11.00 am – Dr. Justin Meggitt: Early Unitarians and Islam: radical dissent and its consequences. How encounters with Islam in 17th Century Europe helped shape Unitarian identity and belief.

12.00 – 1.00 pm Lunch

1.00 – 2.00 pm Stephen Lingwood: What is our Unitarian good news? Do we have a message for souls seeking salvation?

2.00 – 3.00 pm PANEL DISCUSSION with: Claire MacDonald, Lucy Harris, Robin Arthur Hanford.

All welcome! There’ll be breaks for tea and meals. No need to book a place. Admission is free – Donations welcome.