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Speakers

Speakers include:

Brian McLaren

Brian McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, and public theologian. A former pastor and teacher, he is the author of numerous books, including the award-winning A New Kind of ChristianityGod Unbound, and Faith After Doubt.

Claire Foster-Gilbert

Claire Foster-Gilbert is the founder director of the Westminster Abbey Institute. A public philosopher and author, Foster-Gilbert has played an instrumental role in the medical research ethics field and has led efforts to shift the Church's thinking on environmental issues. Her books include Letters from Lockdown: Sustaining Public Service Values during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and The Moral Heart of Public Service.

 

Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford is the author of Unapologetic, shortlisted for the Michael Ramsey Prize, and the literary bestseller Golden Hill.  His most recent book is Light Perpetual.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and is married to a Canon of Ely Cathedral.

Gareth Higgins

Gareth Higgins worked in reconciliation in Northern Ireland for 25 years before moving to the US, where he founded the Wild Goose Festival. Formerly a contributing editor of Sojourners magazine, he edits the online magazine, The Porch. He is the author of How Not To Be Afraid: Seven Ways to Live When Everything Seems Terrifying, out in April 2021.

Katharine Tiernan

Katharine Tiernan is a writer, teacher and passionate nature-lover. She grew up close to the dramatic coastline of North Northumberland and continues to draw inspiration from its history and landscape. Katharine writes fiction, both short stories and novels, and holds a Creative Writing MA (Distinction) from Newcastle University. Her novel Cuthbert of Farne, the first of her north-east trilogy, was published by Sacristy Press in March 2019 followed by Place of Repose in February 2020. The final novel, A New Heaven and a New Earth, is out now.

Mark Oakley

Mark Oakley is the Dean of St John’s College, Cambridge, and was formerly the Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral. He is a highly regarded author, lecturer and broadcaster, whose themes include human rights, poetry and the arts, and the place of faith in contemporary life. His book The Splash of Words: Believing in Poetry won the Michael Ramsey Prize in 2019. His latest books are By Way of the Heart: the Seasons of Faith and My Sour Sweet Days: George Herbert's Poems through Lent.

Rachel Mann

Rachel Mann is a published poet and author with a PhD on the poetry of Christina Rossetti. She is an Anglican priest in Manchester, teaches at the Manchester School of writing and was poet in residence at Manchester Cathedral. Her books include Love's Mysteries: The Body, Grief, Precariousness and God, Fierce Imaginings: The Great War, Ritual, Memory and God, and her debut novel, The Gospel of Eve.

Sarah Sands

Sarah Sands is a British journalist and author. A former editor of the London Evening Standard, she became editor of the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 in 2017.

Her latest book is The Interior Silence: 10 Lessons from Monastic Life (Short Books 2020).

Stephen Cherry

Stephen Cherry is the Dean of King's College Cambridge and its Director of Studies in Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion. His books include The Dark Side of the Soul, Psalm Prayers, and, for Lent 2021, Thy Will Be Done.

Stephen Cottrell

Stephen Cottrell is Archbishop of York. He is a member of the House of Lords and is on the Select Committee for Communication. He is a well-known writer and speaker on evangelism, spirituality and catechesis. He is married to Rebecca who is a potter, and they have three boys. His books include Kingdom Calling, and Do Nothing to Change Your Life. His latest, Dear England: Finding Hope, Taking Heart and Changing the World, will be published in March this year.

Speakers

Claire Foster-Gilbert
Stephen Cottrell
Rachel Mann
Gareth Higgins
Katharine Tiernan
Wed 27 Jan @ 17:45
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