Annual Conference 2014
A look at the wider issues
Saturday 15th February 2014
Carrs Lane Church Centre
Birmingham City Centre, B4 7SX
Introducing our speaker
Adrian Thatcher is Visiting Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Exeter, UK.
From 2004-2009 he was Professorial Research Fellow in Applied Theology at Exeter. He is also Honorary Fellow in Medical Humanities at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry in the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth (2007 on).
For 27 years (1977-2004) he taught at the College of St. Mark and St. John, Plymouth. For most of that time he was Head of Theology, and for 10 years the Professor of Applied Theology there.
His current academic interests are in the theologies of sex and gender, biblical interpretation, and marriage and family. His most recent books are: God, Sex and Gender – An Introduction, an attempt to make the latest theological scholarship on sexuality and gender available to an undergraduate or equivalent audience; and Making Sense of Sex, was published by SPCK in June 2012, which is part of the Making Sense series providing a liberal perspective on major Christian beliefs and practices.
His current project is to edit the Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality and Gender.
CSCS CONFERENCE PROGRAMME 2014
10.45 Arrivals, registration & refreshments
11.30 Redefining Marriage? Adrian Thatcher
12.45 AGM of CSCS
14.00 Panel discussion
All are welcome to our Annual Conference and although the AGM incorporated in it is for CSCS members, we welcome new members and any who are interested in our work.
Cost: £25 (bursuries available on application).
Price includes lunch, tea and coffee
Venue: Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham
Directions: A very short walk from either Moor Street or New Street Stations. From Moor Street, turn right out of the station and the church centre is almost opposite across the road. From New Street, follow signs to Moor Street, then as above. Alternatively, ask for directions to Marks & Spencer (which is the other side of Carrs Lane). The Church Centre is on the corner at the lower end of Carrs Lane.
Booking: Please complete the booking form overleaf and send it with your deposit of £10, before 8th February 2014 to:
Colin Hart, CSCS Conference Secretary,
47 Deveraux Drive, Wallasey, Wirral CH44 4DG
Late bookings: Phone: 0151 6300749 or 01905 840266
NB The balance of payment should be paid on arrival.
- Download CSCS conference 2014, booking form in PDF format