Guest Speakers

Confirmed speakers so far include:

  • Ward Blanton (University of Kent) author of BlantonMaterialismA Materialism for the Masses: Saint Paul and the Philosophy of Undying Life (Columbia University Press, 2014) and an introduction to Pasolini, St Paul: A Screenplay (Verso, 2014)
  • James Crossley (University of Sheffield), author ofCrossleyChaos Jesus in an Age of Terror (Routledge, 2008) and Harnessing Chaos: The Bible in English Political Discourse since 1968 (Bloomsbury/T&T Clark, 2014)
  • Eliza Fliby (King’s College London/GradTrain), Filbythatcher2author of God and Mrs Thatcher: The Battle for Britain’s Soul (Biteback, 2015). She is also a regular contributor to discussions of Thatcher and religion on radio and in the press
  • Justin Meggitt (University of Cambridge), author of MeggittEarlyQuakerCover_180px (1)Paul, Poverty and Survival (T&T Clark, 1997) and Early Quakers and Islam: Slavery, Apocalyptic and Christian-Muslim Encounters in the Seventeenth Century (Swedish Science Press, 2013)
  • Craig Martin (St Thomas Aquinas College, New York),MartinReligion author of Masking Hegemony: A Genealogy of Liberalism, Religion and the Private Sphere (Routledge, 2010) and Capitalizing Religion: Ideology and the Opiate of the Bourgeoisie (Bloomsbury, 2014)
  • Yvonne Sherwood (University of Kent), author of SherwoodBlasphemingA Biblical Text and its Afterlives. The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture (CUP, 2001) and Biblical Blaspheming: Trials of the Sacred for a Secular Age (CUP, 2012)

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