Themes for 2009
Rethinking mission - The Role of the Church in Contemporary
The St Wilfrid lectures were inaugurated in 2009,
the 1300th anniversary of the death of St Wilfrid, as a response to
the growing need for theology and education to interact with issues
facing society in the 21st century.
The Most Revd & Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York,
Rethinking Mission: The Role of the Church in Contemporary
Professor David Jasper, Glasgow University, The Church and
Revd Dr David Wilkinson, Principal, St John's Durham, Star
Wars, The Simpson's and God: The Role of the Church in a World of
Dr Catherine Cubitt, University of York, St Wilfrid: a Saint
and his Mission.
Revd Janina Ainsworth, Church of England's Chief Education
Officer and general Secretary, National Society, Reflecting on
Education and Mission.
Dr Indergit Singh OBE, BBC Radio 4 'Thought for the Day' and
Editor, Sikh Messenger, The Role of the Church in Contemporary
Society - a Sikh Perspective