The Keble Seminars
THE SEMINARS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. THEY WILL RESTART WHEN RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED.
The seminars meet on Wednesdays 7.30 to 9.00 p.m. with coffee from 7.00. It is free and all are welcome.
- 19 February Roger Davey, ‘Three rectors: St Michael-in-Lewes and the Oxford Movement 1841-1907’.
- Saturday 14 March Day Conference : ‘ 10.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. One Catholick and Apostolick Church’: The Prayer Book and the Universal Church’ Organized in association with the Chichester diocesan branch of the Prayer Book Society..
Speakers: Roger Homan (St Michael-in-Lewes), Fr Paul Thomas, Fr Ian Forrester (Boxgrove Priory)
11.30 BCP Holy Communion and sermon Fr Michael Bryden 3.30 Solemn Evensong
See notice board for further details. £5.00. light refreshments, please bring packed lunch.
- 27 May Michael Brydon, Archbishop William Laud
- 24 June Roger Homan, Interpreting stained glass: Henry Holyday’s windows at St Michael-in-Lewes
- 26 August Nicholas Reade, Reflections on the Anglican liturgy 1950-2020
- 30 September Graham Reeves, The revival of the religious life
- 25 November Anthony Freeman, Glimpses of the Armenian Orthodox
- 30 January Kathryn Christ, Christina Rossetti
- 27 February Ned Binks, Hermits and hair shirts
- 27 March Roger Homan, “No pot pourri” – the liturgical use of incense.
- 1 May Michael Richards, Psychological issues in the Anglo-Catholic narrative
- 29 May John Twisleton, ‘Eucharistic sacrifice’
- 26 June Barbara Keal, Pilgrimage
- 24 July Bradley Smith, The seal of the Confessional
- 25 September Daniel Inman, Anglo-Catholics and the development of academic theology
- 30 October Hedley Christ, Science, the Church and Anglo-Catholicism
- 27 November Richard Chown, Robed choirs: the burgeoning of Choral Evensong
- 31 January David James, Treasures of the Ethiopian Orthodox
- 28 February Bradley Smith, John Keble and the foundation of the Oxford Movement. ***CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS***
- 21 March Roger Homan, Father Wagner of Brighton
- 25 April John Twisleton, Newman: Church development, reform and the Anglican future
- 30 May Bradley Smith, John Keble and the foundation of the Oxford Movement
- 27 June Andrea Dumbrell,Defining the sacred: objects and their meanings
- 25 July Roger Homan, John Mason Neale, hymnologist
- 19 September Roger Homan What a church should look like: the Ecclesiologists
- 31 October Judith Egar Julian of Norwich
- 28 November Michele Moatt The boy who swallowed a frog: how to read a medieval miracle story’
- 27 September Ian Wallis ‘The sense of the Holy in Orthodox worship’
- 25 October Ned Binks ‘So great a cloud of witnesses: Counting the Saints’
- 22 November Roger Homan Beholding the Madonna
Notes on contributors
- Fr Graham Reeves is a mental health chaplain, Benedictine oblate, author and priest of St Mary Barnham.
- Dr Anthony Freeman taught history at Lewes Priory school for many years before becoming a schools inspector and adviser to the government on the National Curriculum.
He has a long standing interest in medieval monasticism and has travelled in and led study groups in the Caucasus and Armenia.
- Right Revd Nicholas Reade was vicar of Mayfield and Eastbourne, then Archdeacon of Lewes before becoming Bishop of Blackburn, and subsequently returning to the diocese of Chichester.
- Canon Ned Binks is a former Principal of Chester College of Higher Education, an honorary canon emeritus of Chester cathedral and a member of the congregation of St Michaelin-Lewes
- Kathryn Christ read English at the university of Durham, taught in Oxford and was subsequently careers adviser in the University of Brighton: she is a member of the congregation of St Michael-in-Lewes
- Prof Roger Homan is a Reader at St Michael-in-Lewes and Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies in the University of Brighton. He is national Vice-President of the Prayer Book Society.
- Dr Michael Richards lectured Physics at the University of Sussex before training andpractising as a psychotherapist’ he is a member of the church of St Michael-in-Lewes.
- Canon John Twisleton is a broadcaster and former rector of Horsted Keynes
- Barbara Keal is a feltmaker and craftworker and a member of the church of St Michael-in-Lewes: among her experiences as a pilgrim she has walked from London to Rome.
- Bradley Smith is a religious bookseller, in Chichester and a churchwarden He represents the diocese of Chichester in the House of Laity of the General Synod
- Revd Dr Daniel Inman is Director of Ordinands in the diocese of Chichester and was formerly chaplain of Queen’s College, Oxford; he is author of The Making of Modern English Theology (Fortress Press, 2014)
- Hedley Christ is a canon lawyer, a senior lecturer in law at the Universities of Brighton and Perugia and a member of the congregation of St Michael-in-Lewes
- Andrea Dumbrell is Learning and Liaison Officer in Crawley museum, an associate lecturer with the Open University and a member of the congregation of St Michael-in-Lewes
- Revd Judith Egar is Rural Dean of Lewes and Seaford and is based in the parish of St Anne
- Fr David James is a priest at St Michael-in-Lewes and artistic director of New Sussex Opera
- Dr Michele Moatt took her research degree on Aelred of Rievaulx at the University of Lancaster and is a member of St Anne’s church in Lewes.
- The Revd Dr Andrew Walker is vicar of St Mary Bourne Street, Pimlico
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