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Dead and Buried? – Whitley Lecture 2018

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12 Feb

Winter School: Interested in Embodied Theology?

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12 Feb

Resisting Violence Against Women: Art Exhibition & Lecture

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British and Irish Association for Practical Theology – Inaugural Day Conference
Saturday 18th June 2016 – Nazarene Theological College, Manchester
This is the inaugural conference of BIAPT in the North West and is aimed at students, pastors and all who are interested in the interface of theology and the practice of ministry in whatever form that takes.
Guest Speaker: Elaine Graham, Grosvenor Research Professor of Practical Theology, “What are the Challenges Facing Practical Theology Today?”
There will also be presentations from Steve Birkinshaw and Phil Rawlings, final year doctoral research students in the field of Practical Theology; and an opportunity to share in conversation about the field and to contribute ideas for future meetings.
Full details, and how to register can be found at or by registering online with the BIAPT.