Speakers

Speakers include:

Anna Carter Florence

Anna Carter Florence is the Peter Marshall Professor of Preaching at Columbia Theological Seminary, Georgia, and one of the most popular speakers at the annual US Festival of Homiletics.

A minister in the Presbyterian Church and a former youth pastor, she is the author of Rehearsing Scripture: Discovering God’s Word in Community (Canterbury Press, 2018), based on her Lyman Beecher Lectures on Preaching at Yale Divinity School. 

Joanna Collicutt

Joanna Collicutt is the Karl Jaspers Lecturer in Psychology of Religion and Spirituality at Ripon College Cuddesdon and the Oxford Diocesan Adviser on Spiritual Care for Older People. She also ministers in a West Oxfordshire parish. She is passionate about preaching - in particular making the deep truths of the Bible accessible to people of varied backgrounds and needs.

Her books include Being Mindful, Being Christian (Lion Hudson 2016) and The Psychology of Christian Character Formation (SCM Press 2015)

Malcolm Guite

Poet-Priest Malcolm Guite is Chaplain of Girton College, Cambridge and teaches at the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He lectures widely in England and North America on Theology and Literature. Malcolm has a particular interest in the imagination as a truth-bearing faculty and continues to reflect deeply on how poetry can stimulate and re-awaken our prayer life.

His books include Sounding the Seasons (Canterbury Press 2012), Parable and Paradox (Canterbury Press 2016) and Mariner: A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Hodder 2017)

Rachel Mann

Rachel Mann is a priest, poet, liturgist, music critic and author.  She is rector of a parish in Manchester and an honorary canon of Manchester Cathedral where she was poet in residence for eight years.

Her books include Kingdom of Love (Carcanet Press 2019) and Love's Mysteries: The Body, Grief, Precariousness and God (Canterbury Press 2020).

 

Mark Oakley

Mark Oakley is Dean of St John’s College Cambridge. He is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Kings College London; Visiting Scholar at Sarum College, and a Deputy Priest in Ordinary to HM the Queen.  He is an Ambassador for StopHate UK, Patron of Tell MAMA (supporting those affected by anti-Muslim hate crime) and a Trustee of the Civil Liberties Trust.

His books include The Collage of God (Canterbury Press 2012) and The Splash of Words (Canterbury Press 2016).

Pádraig Ó Tuama

Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet and theologian, whose work combines interests in language, faith, groupwork, storytelling and conflict resolution.

He has published two poetry collections, Readings from the Book of Exile (Canterbury Press 2012) and Sorry For Your Troubles (Canterbury Press 2013), and is the author of In the Shelter (Hodder & Stoughton 2016) and Daily Prayer from Corrymeela (Canterbury Press 2017)

Martyn Percy

Martyn Percy was appointed Dean of Christ Church Oxford in 2014, and is a leading voice in the Anglican Communion, Martyn is theologically orthodox yet deeply unconventional theologian. Martyn writes with clarity and passion on topics that range from ecclesiology to music, from sexuality to the Trinity, from ministerial training to devotional volumes. Martyn has undertaken a number of roles in scholarly, clerical and public life - including the Advertising Standards Authority and the British Board of Film Classification.

He is the author of Ecclesial Canopy (Ashgate 2012) and Thirty Nine New Articles (Canterbury Press 2013).

Augustine Tanner-Ihm

Augustine Tanner-Ihm has recently completed ordination training at Cranmer Hall, Durham, during which he completed an MA in Theology. His talk on Theology and Race won the 2020 Theology Slam Final.

Watch his winning Theology Slam presentation.

Sam Wells

Revd Dr Sam Wells is Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, and a widely-known preacher, pastor, writer, broadcaster, and theologian. He has served as a Church of England parish priest for 19 years. He also spent 7 years in North Carolina, where he was Dean of Duke University Chapel. Sam is also Visiting Professor of Christian Ethics at King’s College, London.

He has published 27 books, including academic studies and textbooks in Christian ethics, explorations of social mission, liturgy and Anglican faith, and four collections of sermons.

Speakers

Pádraig Ó Tuama
Malcolm Guite
Anna Carter Florence
Mark Oakley
Rachel Mann
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