Silencing Theological Debate


Teaching theology and religion in a university context  is all about exploration, empathy and raising questions about the role of faith in the 21st century….This article from an anonymous lecturer in a UK University raises worrying questions about free thinking, education and theology. The original article was in The Guardian newspaper on 8th February 2014….

‘I’m a senior academic in a religion department at a Russell Group university. Before you ask, no, we’re not training would-be vicars. And no, we’re not in the business of promoting particular faiths. In fact, I’m an atheist (always have been), and my motivating “belief” as an academic is that the secular study of religions is a crucial activity in any university……’

Find out more….‘Teaching Religion – My Students Are Trying To Run My Course’


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