Visioning Ecumenism Seminar on Reshaping the Ethical Imagination

The Irish School of Ecumenics hosted an expert seminar on ‘Reshaping the Ethical Imagination’ on Saturday 22 October in the Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin. The seminar is the first in a series of three in the School’s IRCHSS-funded ‘Visioning 21st Century Ecumenism’ research project (2009-2011).

Speakers included:

‘Public theology in an Irish Key,’ Enda McDonagh

‘Restoring the Fabric of Irish Economic and Social Life,’ Gerry O’Hanlon

‘Relations of Reciprocity: Contemporary Religiosity and Convictional Pluralism,’ Celia Kenny

‘Public Theology of Reconciliation,’ David Tombs

‘Broken Dialogue, Fractured Faith and Elusive Truth,’ Peter Admirand

The next seminars will be:

In Search of an Irish Church – 2 November

The Nature and Mission of the Church: A Global Perspective,’ Peter de Mey

Respondents: Adrian Cristea, Mark Patrick Hederman, Anne Thurston

‘The Ecclesial Shape of Repentance,’ Andrew Pierce

‘Addressing the Legacy of Abuse: Ecumenics as Resource and Method,’ Geraldine Smyth

Embedded Memory and the Theological Contours of Division – 19 December

‘Unfinished History: Religion and Identity in Ireland,’ Marianne Elliot

‘The Theological Contours of Division,’ Alan Ford

‘The Churches and Embedded Memory,’ Oliver Rafferty

The seminar series is free and lunch will be provided. To register, please RSVP cgkenny@tcd.ie

You can download a poster about the series here.

(Images: Linda Hogan, ISE; Enda McDonagh; Gerry O’Hanlon; David Tombs, ISE; Peter Admirand; Gladys Ganiel, ISE)

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