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Colin Gunton Lecture Day

Colin Gunton Lecture Day

Colin GuntonThe Department of Theology & Religious Studies at King’s College London announced a series of public lectures dedicated to the memory and work of Colin Gunton. Colin held the Chair of Christian Doctrine at King’s for many years and deeply shaped its theology.

These lecture days have included contributions by staff in conversation with Colin’s theological work and the opportunity for a good number of postgraduate papers.


Future events

‘Sexual Identities and Sexual Vocations’ - Wednesday 2nd May, 6pm - 7.30pm.

Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31), Strand Campus, King's College London, WC2R 2LS

Professor Mark D. Jordan (Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought at Harvard University Divinity School)

5.00pm - Wine Reception, Staff Common Room, King’s Building, Strand Campus

6.00pm - Gunton Lecture, K2.31 (Nash Lecture Theatre, King’s Building, Strand Campus)

Professor Jordan is a scholar of Christian theology, European philosophy, and gender studies; his expertise spans the Western intellectual tradition, and includes considerable work on Thomas Aquinas and the middle ages.

Any questions? Contact Dr Lydia Schumacher, Senior Lecturer in the Department at

You can sign up for free for the event here:

Past events

2017: 'Hugo Grotius, Theologian?' 

The 2017 Lecture will be given by Professor Oliver O’Donovan (Professor Emeritus, Christian Ethics and Practical Theology, University of Edinburgh) at 6pm on 16 May 2017, in K2.31 (King’s Building, Strand Campus).

More details can be found here.


The first Colin Gunton Lecture Day - 20 September 2011

The department was delighted that Professor Alan Torrance (University of St Andrews) agreed to be our first distinguished lecturer. 

The day included presentations by staff and students in the Department for staff, students and RIST invitees. In the evening there was a public lecture by Professor Torrance.

> Download the full programme (pdf)

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