KLICE also announces 2 conferences, details are as follow:
“Responding to Secularism: Christian Witness in a Dogmatic Public Culture”
24 April 2009, Tyndale House, Cambridge
10.00am - 5.00pm
- a day conference on mission and contemporary culture co-sponsored with the Gospel and Our Culture Network (www.gospel-culture.org.uk)
Dr Dominic Erdozain (King’s College, London) on the growth of secularity in modern British culture
Prof John Stackhouse (Regent College, Vancouver) on public engagement in a secularised culture
Rev Dr Andrew Kirk (formerly University of Birmingham) on Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age
Dr Elaine Storkey (TEAR Fund) on responding to the secularist worldview
For further details and booking form click here or contact Tania Raiola on email@example.com or 01223 566606.
“Justice: Rights and Wrongs. A Colloquium”
with Prof Nicholas Wolterstorff (Emeritus, Yale University)
May 21-22 2009 Christ Church, Oxford
Sponsored by the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics and Public Life
(Oxford) and the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics
Prof Onora O’Neill (British Academy; Philosophy)
Prof Roger Crisp (Oxford; Philosophy)
Prof Timothy Endicott (Oxford; Law)
Prof Julian Rivers (Bristol, Law) (former KLICE Advisory Council Chair)
Dr Bernd Wannenwetsch (McDonald Centre; Theology)
Dr John Perry (McDonald Centre; Theology)
Prof Nigel Biggar (McDonald Centre)
Dr Jonathan Chaplin (KLICE)
KLICE doctoral grantee Joshua Hordern (Edinburgh) will prepare a precis of the book for conference registrants.
Prof Wolterstorff’s book, Justice: Rights and Wrongs (Princeton University Press, 2008) presents a distinctively Christian theory of justice and rights and has been hailed by Richard Bernstein (New School for Social Research) as "the most impressive book on justice since Rawls's A Theory of Justice".
This event is the 2009 KLICE Annual Book Colloquium.
McDonald Centre website: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~mcdonald/
Further details will appear on the McDonald Centre website and the KLICE website soon. For a registration form contact Jonathan Chaplin on 01223 566625 or firstname.lastname@example.org.