Theology in the public square - Hoddeston
@High Leigh Conference Centre Lord Street Hoddesdon Hertfordshire EN11 8SG
This conference will address the relationships of religion and public life - the role and impact of faith in culture, economics, media, community organising and public policy. Speakers and workshops will explore questions of church and politics, secular vocations for lay people, grass-roots campaigning and representations of religion in popular culture, considering the challenges of engaging ethically and strategically with the media. Planned sessions; The Church and Politics Today - Malcolm Brown, Mission & Public Affairs, Church of England Faith and Multi-Culturalism/Religious Literacy - Prof. Adam Dinham, Goldsmith’s University, Theology and the Media - Rosie Dawson, William Temple Foundation, The Politics of Dissent - Dr Maria Power, University of Liverpool, The Tradition of Community Organising - Anna Rowlands, University of Durham, ‘Discipleship’, Faith and Public Life - Panel: Jonathan Draper, Elaine Graham, Maria Power.