The Christian Theological Foundations of the British Monarchy and Constitution
Prof Nicholas Barber (Oxford), Dr Bob Morris (UCL Constitution Unit), Dr Jacob Philips (St Mary's University Twickenham), the Lord Bishop of Chichester
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A group of legal academics, theologians, politicians, practicing lawyers and clergy will meet to consider the Christian theological foundations of the British constitution. Participants will discuss the Christian origins and character of the monarchy; Establishment and the role of the Church in parliament; as well as connections between Christian Theology and human rights in the light of contemporary constitutional doctrine. Speakers include Prof Nicholas Barber (Oxford), Dr Bob Morris (UCL Constitution Unit), Dr Jacob Philips (St Mary's University Twickenham), and the Lord Bishop of Chichester.
The colloquium will be preceded by a public lecture by Dr John Ritzema at Pusey House on the 17th November at 4pm, entitled ‘Christian Theology and the British Constitution: a manifesto for public theology'.
The event is organised by the Centre for Theology, Law and Culture of Pusey House, and co-sponsored by the Programme for the Foundations of Law & Constitutional Government.
The Centre for Theology, Law and Culture is grateful to the Law Faculty and to the Programme for the Foundations of Law & Constitutional Government for their generous support.
To attend, email John Ritzema at <firstname.lastname@example.org>, as spaces are limited and RSVP is therefore required.