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  • Cafe Theologique:What about science: do I have to be an atheist? 28/4/2014 at 7.30pm
    The University of Reading Chaplaincy is delighted to present this new series of theological debates. Based on the principles of the international Café Scientifique model, in a new partnership between the Bishop of Reading and the University of Reading, the series is open to all and will explore contemporary theological issues. Revd Canon Angela Tilby Before ordination she spent 22 years as a producer within the BBC's Religious Department. She has made regular appearances on television and radio, including Thought for the Day on BBC Radio Four. Angela is a Canon at Christ Church, Oxford. For the price of a pint of beer, come and enjoy an evening engaging with contemporary theological issues.
  • Public Lectures at the Institute of Education: The education of pupils with SEN in primary schools: findings and implications from a systematic observation study 14/5/2014 at 6.45pm
    The Institute of Education is delighted to present this series of public lectures, given by visiting academics and Reading professors on a range of topics that affect the world of education today. Join us for this thoughtful and inspirational lecture series as we explore the important issues around teaching today. The education of pupils with SEN in primary schools: findings and implications from a systematic observation study (‘The Making a Statement’ (MaSt) Project)Professor Peter Blatchford Professor of Psychology and Education Institute of Education, University of London
  • Cafe Theologique: Fundamentalism in five dimensions: Flight, Fight, Fright, Faith and Funny 16/6/2014 at 7.30pm
    The University of Reading Chaplaincy is delighted to present this new series of theological debates. Based on the principles of the international Café Scientifique model, in a new partnership between the Bishop of Reading and the University of Reading, the series is open to all and will explore contemporary theological issues. Revd Canon Prof Martyn Percy Martyn's background is in the sociology of religion. He is currently Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon. He is currently a member of the Independent Complaints Panel for the Portman Group (the self-regulating body for the alcoholic drinks industry), a member of the BBC Standing Committee on Religion and Beliefs, as well as an Advisor to the British Board of Film Classification. For the price of a pint of beer, come and enjoy an evening engaging with contemporary theological issues.

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