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Blackfriars Lectures & Classes Hilary Term 2018

Lectures are held in the Aula unless indicated.


9.00                          Sacramental Theology                                                       Rev Dr Richard Conrad OP

11:00                        Medieval Church History                                                  Rev Kevin Alban O.Carm

12:00                        Trinity and Creation                                                        Rev Dr Richard Conrad OP

2:00                          Ecumenism                                                                       Rev Oliver Keenan OP



9:00                          Beginners’ Greek                                                              Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP

10:00                        Greek Reading Class                                                         Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP

11:00                        Phenomenology of World Religions                                   Rev Dr Martin Ganeri OP

12.00                        Writings of the Old Testament                                          Rev Dr Martin Ganeri OP

2:00                          Modern/Contemporary Philosophy                                   Very Rev David Rocks OP       

3:00                          Modern Philosophy Reading Class                                    Very Rev David Rocks OP       



9:00                          Economics                                                                        Dr Peter Róna

10:00                        Metaphysical Theology & Philosophy of Religion  Rev Dominic Ryan OP 

11:00                       Aquinas Reading Class †                                                   Rev Peter Hunter OP  

4:00                          Advanced Hebrew                                                            Mr Cyril Chilson         



9:00                          Beginners’ Greek                                                              Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP

10.00                        Prophets                                                                           Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP

11:00                        Soteriology                                                                       Dr Timothy Kelly

12:00                        Psychology                                                                       Dr Peter Hampson

2.00-4.00 Weeks 1-4       Philosophy of History                                                       Mr Stephen Priest

4:00                          Intermediate Latin**                                                        Sr Tamsin Geach OP

4.30-6.00 Weeks 2-7            Aquinas Seminar

5.00                                  Beginners’ Latin**                                                            Sr Tamsin Geach OP



9:00                           Intermediate Latin                                                           Sr Tamsin Geach OP

10:00 -12.00Weeks 5-8 Canon Law I                                                                       Rev Dr Robert Ombres OP      

10.00                        Beginners Latin**                                                             Rev Tamsin Geach OP

11:00                        Beginners Hebrew**                                                         Mr Cyril Chilson

12:00                        Ante-Nicene Patristics                                                       Very Rev Thomas Skeats OP

2:00                          Advanced Latin                                                                Rev Tamsin Geach OP



** These classes are held in the Front Seminar Room at Blackfriars.

To request to attend the Aquinas Reading Class, email Rev Dr Peter Hunter OP ( This class takes place in the Aquinas Seminar Room at 17 Beaumont St, or occasionally in the Aula.


Lectures and classes are normally open to cur­rent members of Oxford University with­out further regis­tration or fees.  Mem­bers of the public who wish to attend lectures or classes should collect a registration form from the Porters’ Lodge, complete and submit it before the beginning of Term. They will be admitted only at the discre­tion of the Moderators and upon payment of the fee, which is £130 for a set of twice-weekly language classes, £65 for a set of weekly language classes, and £60 for each other set of lectures/classes. They may apply for a conces­sion of 50% of this fee, or for the fee to be waived.   Members of the public must not attend lectures or classes without permission and should agree in writing to the conditions under which they are allowed to attend.   Members of the public should not use the JCR/MCR except as guests of a member of the JCR/MCR.

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'Did the Saviour See the Father?'

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