We are honored to welcome Dr Elizabeth Phillips, Woolf Institute, to lead a session of the International Interfaith Reading Group on Eschatology in Interfaith Contexts.
Here are the details of this fascinating event.
Topic: Eschatology and Politics in Christianity
Speaker: Dr Elizabeth Phillips, Woolf Institute, UK.
Dr Elizabeth Phillips is the Public Engagement Fellow for the Woolf Institute, an interfaith research centre affiliated with the University of Cambridge, and teaches in the Cambridge Theological Federation. She is a specialist in Christian political theology and moral theology. Her previous roles include Lecturer in Christian Ethics and Director of Studies at Westcott House, Research Fellow at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, and Visiting Scholar with the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Criminology. From 2016-2019 she co-convened and ethnographically researched a course on ‘The Good Life and the Good Society’ inside a high security prison. Her PhD from the University of Cambridge was an ethnographic study of Christian Zionism in an American congregation which explored the relationship between eschatology and politics. She is also trained in interpersonal mediation and teaches conflict transformation. She is the author of Political Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed (Continuum, 2012), and co-editor of the T&T Clark Reader in Political Theology (T&T Clark, 2021), and The Cambridge Companion to Christian Political Theology (Cambridge University Press, 2015).
Chair: Professor Emmanouela Grypeou, Stockholm University, Sweden.
Date: 31 August, 2022
Time: 18:00-19:00 BST | 19:00-20:00 CEST | 10:00-11:00 PT | 12:00-13:00 CT | 13:00-14:00 ET
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If you missed this session, a recording is available below:
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- Visions of the Afterlife in the Work of Ephraem Graecus
- A Comparative History of Catholic and Ash‘arī Theologies of Truth and Salvation
- Developments in Catholic Teaching on Eschatology
- The End of All Things Is at Hand: A Christian Eschatology in Conversation with Science and Islam
- Embodied Cognition and the Soul: Lessons from Cognitive Science and Christian Eschatology
- Eschatology and Politics in Christianity
- Eschatology and Theodicy in the Qu’ran
- From Passive to Active: Gender and Atonement in Mary’s Tours of Hell
- Elijah the Prophet’s Varied Eschatological Roles in Jewish and Christian Discourse