Events Calendar
May 15
18:30 - 21:00
Where Do I Turn? Genesis 19 on When Things Fall Apart
See-through Stories: Windows on the World
Professor Ben Quash and Dr Michelle Fletcher (King's College London)

Ben Quash came to King's College London as its first Professor of Christianity and the Arts in 2007. Prior to that, he was a Fellow of Fitzwilliam College and then of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity in the University of Cambridge. He is fascinated by how the arts can renew people's engagement with the Bible and Christian tradition, and is directing a major seven-year project to create an online Visual Commentary on Scripture. He runs an MA in Christianity and the Arts in association with the National Gallery, London, and broadcasts frequently on BBC radio. He is a Trustee of Art and Christianity Enquiry, and Canon Theologian of both Coventry and Bradford Cathedrals. His publications include Abiding: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2013 (Bloomsbury, 2012) and Found Theology: History, Imagination and the Holy Spirit (T&T Clark, 2014), and he has written catalogue essays for exhibitions at Ben Uri Gallery, London, the Inigo Rooms in Somerset House, and the Vatican Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2015.Michelle Fletcher researches and lectures on the Bible in its ancient and modern contexts. She specialises in the Apocalypse and visual culture, and loves using images to open up new perspectives on the biblical text.Arrive at 6.30 in the Cathedral for a guided tour of the windows (or at 5.30 for Choral Evensong beforehand). Talk begins at 7pm. Entrance FREE for school students and teachers, and University students. 


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Location

Canterbury Cathedral
United Kingdom
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Details

Open to all,

Contact: Yvonne Sherwood
E: Y.M.Sherwood@kent.ac.uk
Department of Religious Studies

 

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