Religion, Spirituality, Health (Durham UK): spring seminars

If you are in the UK, keep in mind this semester’s research seminars (listed below) sponsored by the Centre for Spirituality, Theology & Health at the University of Durham. Seminar discussions are at the postgraduate level, and are open to the general public. For more information or to subscribe to the mailing list, please contact Charidimos (Harry) Koutris.

Thursday 13 February 2020 (4.30-6pm)
The Role of the Body in Religion
Seminar Room B (D/TH004), Dept. of Theology & ReligionAbbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham
by Dr Fraser Watts, Visiting Professor of Psychology and Religion, University of Lincoln

Thursday 12 March 2020 (4.30-6pm)
Drawing on a theology of individual differences to explore resilience and wellbeing among Christian clergy: An empirical enquiry
Seminar Room B (D/TH004), Dept. of Theology & ReligionAbbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham
by Revd Canon Prof. Leslie J. Francis, PhD, ScD, DLitt, DD; Professor of Religions and Psychology, University of Warwick; Canon Theologian, Liverpool Cathedral

Thursday 30 April 2020 (4.30-6pm)
‘Human kind cannot bear very much reality’: the relationship between John Ruskin’s aesthetic theory, spirituality, and mental health
Seminar Room B (D/TH004), Dept. of Theology & ReligionAbbey House, DH1 3RS, Durham
by Revd Canon Dr Joanna Collicutt, Karl Jaspers Lecturer, Psychology and Spirituality, Ripon College Cuddesdon; supernumerary fellow, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford

Download the seminars’ programme in various formats (doc, RSS, iCal):

View the programme with the links and keep yourself updated with the latest news and events of the Centre for Spirituality, Theology and Health by visiting the website at:

If you wish to attend the seminars, please email, in order to ensure that there will be a seat for you. 
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