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  1. "They shall not grow old": religion, the war dead and remembrance in Britain, 1914-1939

    Course Date: Sat 11 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On Remembrance Day itself, we explore the historical origins and cultural/religious context of honouring the dead of the Great War both during the conflict and between 1919-1939 including memorials, the Great Silence and battlefield pilgrimages.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £10.00

  2. 'Turbulent priests' in 20th century Britain: 1 - Bishop Hensley Henson and Dean Hewlett Johnson

    Course Date: Sat 10 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The course explores the context, life, contributions and controversies relating to both senior Anglican clerics, including upholding radical theological ideas, anti-trade unionism and disestablishment (Henson) or First World War pacifism and championing Stalin’s Russia (Johnson).
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £15.00

  3. 'Turbulent priests' in 20th century Britain: 2 - Bishop George Bell and Bishops Mervyn Stockwood and John Robinson

    Course Date: Sat 17 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This self-contained course outlines the life and achievements of each of these bishops, together with the context and significance of the various controversies and longer-term consequences associated with them.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £15.00

  4. Christianity: a brief introduction

    Course Date: Sat 14 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the origins and development of Christianity and its defining beliefs. We will look at the person of Jesus Christ, the Bible, the Church and key ideas such as the Trinity.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  5. Summer wellbeing retreat

    Course Date: Mon 7 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    City Lit has teamed up with our friends at Roffey Park to offer a dedicated summer wellbeing programme this August in the heart of the picturesque Sussex countryside.
    Full fee: £949.00
    Senior fee: £949.00
    Concession: £949.00

  6. The Bible and the big questions

    Course Date: Sat 18 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore key biblical passages which inform some of the big moral and theological questions and learn basic principles in biblical interpretation in addressing these questions.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  7. The myth, magic and mysticism of Kabbalah

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From its roots in Jewish mysticism, kabbalah has spread through Western culture, attracting everyone from magicians to alchemists to Madonna. We’ll explore the allure of kabbalah as we discuss its essential history, themes, and symbols.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  8. The priest as poet

    Course Date: Sat 9 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From Shakespeare’s time to our own, priest-poets have given particularly forceful and poignant expression to both the rewards and the difficulties of faith. This innovative course will illuminate both their visions and their tribulations.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  9. The Quakers: an introduction

    Course Date: Sat 3 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Quakers listen for the inner voice within that speaks truth and love, without making use of priests, ancient rituals or creeds. Find out why people today are re-discovering Quakerism.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

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