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September 2019

Blackfriars Alumni Event 2019

21st September: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm BST
Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LY United Kingdom
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£32.75

Former students at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, or those who studied in the Dominican Studium, are warmly invited to join us for our fourth annual alumni dinner. Spouses, relatives and friends are also very welcome to come with you as your guests. You will be treated to a three-course meal with wine and excellent company in our beautiful refectory - and this year our guest speaker is: Bishop John Sherrington Bishop John Sherrington is as an Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, with…

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October 2019

War, Peace and the Christian

23rd October: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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One event on 6th November 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 20th November 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 4th December 2019 at 4:00 pm

Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LY United Kingdom
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Human Dignity Reading Group Everyone knows that a "balance of terror" is a poor substitute for the true peace of human flourishing. Pope Paul VI said, "No more war!, war never again". How can Christians help bridge the gap between the dire reality of actual and threatened military destruction and the Christian aspiration for the "peace which surpasses all understanding"?

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November 2019

War, Peace and the Christian

6th November: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm GMT
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One event on 6th November 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 20th November 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 4th December 2019 at 4:00 pm

Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LY United Kingdom
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Human Dignity Reading Group Everyone knows that a "balance of terror" is a poor substitute for the true peace of human flourishing. Pope Paul VI said, "No more war!, war never again". How can Christians help bridge the gap between the dire reality of actual and threatened military destruction and the Christian aspiration for the "peace which surpasses all understanding"?

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One of the Trinity was Crucified

7th November: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LY United Kingdom
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Free

Traditional Christian theology affirms that Jesus of Nazareth is both truly God and truly human. This leads to theological questions about the predication of human and divine attributes to the person of Christ. Did God suffer and die on a cross? Is this man the creator of the world? By examining the traditional 'rules of predication' as presented by John Damascene and Thomas Aquinas, one comes to a deeper understanding of the mystery of the Incarnation, the suffering of God,…

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War, Peace and the Christian

20th November: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm GMT
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One event on 6th November 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 20th November 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 4th December 2019 at 4:00 pm

Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LY United Kingdom
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Human Dignity Reading Group Everyone knows that a "balance of terror" is a poor substitute for the true peace of human flourishing. Pope Paul VI said, "No more war!, war never again". How can Christians help bridge the gap between the dire reality of actual and threatened military destruction and the Christian aspiration for the "peace which surpasses all understanding"?

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Human Dignity in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition

27th November: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm GMT
Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LY United Kingdom
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Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant Perspectives Book launch   Dignity is a fundamental aspect of our lives, yet one we rarely pause to consider; our understandings of dignity, on individual, collective and philosophical perspectives, shape how we think, act and relate to others. This book offers an historical survey of how dignity has been understood and explores the concept in the Judaeo-Christian tradition. World-renowned contributors examine the roots of human dignity in classical Greece and Rome and the Scriptures, as…

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Accompaniment to Virtue

27th November: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LY United Kingdom
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Free

The Thomistic Institute are very pleased to welcome Fr Romanus Cessario to Oxford. Fr Romanus Cessario, OP completed doctoral studies at the University of Fribourg and continues to carry on research in psychology and moral theology. He is author of more than a hundred articles in theology and related fields and has published eighteen books mostly on the virtues and Christian ethics. Father Cessario teaches at St. John's Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts, and is a Fellow of the Pontifical Academy…

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December 2019

War, Peace and the Christian

4th December: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm GMT
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One event on 6th November 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 20th November 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on 4th December 2019 at 4:00 pm

Blackfriars, St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LY United Kingdom
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Human Dignity Reading Group Everyone knows that a "balance of terror" is a poor substitute for the true peace of human flourishing. Pope Paul VI said, "No more war!, war never again". How can Christians help bridge the gap between the dire reality of actual and threatened military destruction and the Christian aspiration for the "peace which surpasses all understanding"?

Find out more »