Staff and students are invited to participate in the inaugural CTF Research Day Conference on 7th June 2019 at Wesley House. Registration for the Day is free, but we ask that you do register via Eventbrite in order to assist with planning:


From 9.30 Refreshments in the Dining Room
10.00 Opening Plenary

Andrew Stobart (Wesley)

Theological Curation: vocation, responsibility and art

In the Dining Room

(chaired by Sarah Dunlop, Ridley)

In the Teaching Room

(chaired by Andrew Todd, CTF)

10.35 Christoph Schneider (IOCS)

The Mediation of Transcendence. Towards a theological philosophy of language

Philip Jenson (Ridley)

A cosmological temple in Genesis 1?


11.05 Sue Price (MBIT)

A Methodology based on Attention and Contemplation

Allison Waterhouse (Wesley)


11.35 Douglas Ncebere (Wesley)

Hybridity and the New Perspective on Paul

Rebecca Hernandez (MBIT)

Christians of Egypt: Building a Public Theology of Hope on Unstable Ground

12.10 Jenny Gage (CTF)

Ministry in the Mess


Lunch in the Dining Room


13.10 Sarah Dunlop (Ridley)

London Mega-Churches: Exploring Theological Motivations for Social Engagement


In the Dining Room

(chaired by Andrew Stobart, Wesley)

In the Teaching Room

(chaired by Férdia Stone-Davis, MBIT)

13.45 Mark Tatton (Ridley)

Looking for Confidence in an age of anxiety: Rowan Williams on Interiority

Mandy Carr (Woolf)

Religious Identity in Dramatherapy: to hide or reveal? a study into the relationship between faiths, psychological therapies and the arts

14.15 Noa Turaganivalu (Wesley)

Wesleyan Economics in Fiji

Charles Read (ERMC)

Baptismal Anointing in the Early Church

14.45 Christie Broom (Ridley)

Wives from the Outside: Intermarriage in the Pentateuch

Tony Watkins (Ridley)

The prophets in a media world



Closing Plenary

Andrew Todd (CTF)

Autonomy and the theology of contemporary religion and spirituality






For further details, please contact the Research Group’s convener, Dr Andrew Stobart, Director of Research at Wesley House,