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The King's Theology Seminar for 2023/24 specialises in Christian theology and philosophical theology. As well as treating traditional systematic theology, the Seminar hosts researchers who consider theological themes from various disciplinary perspectives, and seeks to facilitate collaborative explorations of theology's relations to culture, philosophy, and religious life.

Seminars to be held at 11.15am unless otherwise stated, in VWB 3.01.

Upcoming seminars:

Michaelmas (2023):

3 Oct Dr Ivan Khovacs

Senior Lecturer in Christian Doctrine, Canterbury Christ Church University - Winter Pollen, Spring Harvest: Environmental Ethics, Christian Imagination, and the Arts


17 Oct Dr Joy Clarkson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, King’s College London - Consolations: Art, Affective Practice, and Preparing for Death


7 Nov The Rt Revd Dr Graham Tomlin

President of St Mellitus College and Director of the Centre for Cultural Witness -Apocalyptic Apologetics


28 Nov Dr Kazuyo Murata

Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies, King’s College London - The Theological Significance of Boredom in Islam


Lent (2024):

23 Jan Dr Jacob Phillips

Director of the Institute of Theology and Liberal Arts, St Mary’s University, Twickenham


6 Feb Dr Jenny Leith

Lecturer in Christian Ethics, Westcott House, Cambridge


27 Feb Dr Selina Stone

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Theological Education, Durham University


19 Mar Dr CL Nash

CTPI Duncan Forrester Fellow, the University of Edinburgh


Summer (2024):

8 May Gunton Day

Student presentations from 2pm, Gunton Lecture at 6pm: Gunton Lecturer: Dr Keri Day, Princeton Theological Seminary


21 May Raffaella Taylor-Seymour

Research Fellow in Religion and the Frontier Challenges, University of Oxford