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Peterborough Theological Society Meeting - 30th January

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Dr. Philip Lewis from the Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford is the guest speaker and will be speaking on the topic: Christian-Muslim relations in a cold climate.

When:    Wednesday 30th January
Where:   Friends Meeting House, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB
Time:      7.30pm with a break for refreshments at 8.30pm

Dr Philip Lewis advised Anglican Bishops in Bradford on Islam and Christian Muslim Relations for over 25 years, and has lectured at Bradford University's Peace Studies Department on 'Islam in the West' and 'Religions, Conflict and Peace Making'.

Since retiring he remains a consultant to the Bishop of Leeds on Islam, and is a scholar consultants to the national Christian Muslim Forum. His passion is for finding ways to help churches recover a proper confidence in the gospel in the context of religious diversity in general, and Islam in particular.

Publications

Young, British and Muslim (Continuum 2007)
'For the Peace of the City: Bradford – a case-study in developing inter-community and inter-religious relations' in World Christianity in Muslim Encounter (Continuum 2009)
Between Naivety and Hostility: Uncovering the Best Christian Responses to Islam in Britain (Authentic Media Limited 2011)
The Routledge Handbook of Christian-Muslim Relations (2016)

Following the talk their will be a time of discussion with the speaker ending by approx. 9.15pm
 

Peterborough Theological Society

The Peterborough Theological Society is an ecumenical society, open to anyone, which aims to provide a platform for theological debate which is challenging both to the lay person and to those with theological training.
 
Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. There are no meetings in July, August or December.
 
The annual subscriptions are:
  • £20 for an individual member
  • or £30 for couples or families
  • or £10 for unwaged students.
  • Attendance at individual meetings is £4

For further information please contact the President: Rev'd Canon Bill Croft: williamsbill_croft@hotmail.com
 

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