The Official Website of the
Lincoln Theological Society
Hello and Welcome
The Lincoln Theological Society was set up in March 2011 with the specific aim of providing an opportunity in Lincoln to hear respected and published theologians of all denominations and faiths.
How We Operate
- We operate as an ‘open’ society with no actual membership and no specific affiliation to any Church or faith group. Some people who attend claim no religious faith but are interested in the place religion has in society and current thought.
- There is a small partnership Steering Group that guides the programme and deals with the practicalities needed to support such a programme.
- We hold three lectures a year which are held in the excellent Robert Hardy Building at Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road, Lincoln. We are fortunate that The University can offer such excellent facilities including free parking on the Campus.
- Lectures are open to all people who are interested in the subjects being presented. Our approach encourages lively discussion and debate in a constructive atmosphere.
- Free entry is offered to those training for Ministry and theological students.
- Lectures are preceded by a glass of wine or juice at 7.00pm for 7.30pm.
- We have an excellent book stall provided by Unicorn Tree Books.
- LTS holds a large growing emailing list of people who have expressed an interest in its activities. If you would like to join this list contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reflections on all previous LTS lectures can be read by selecting the name of each lecturer at the top of this page.
The LTS 2018 Programme of Lectures
Details of each lecture will be promoted at least a month before each lecture.
Passion Plays – The Mysterious Revivals of Religious Drama
Professor Jolyon Mitchell
Thursday 8 March 7.00 for 7.30
Jolyon Mitchell is Professor of Communications, Arts and Religion at the University of Edinburgh. He is president of the U.K.’s National Association for Theology and Religious Studies and directs a number of interdisciplinary research projects.
Educated at Cambridge, Durham and Edinburgh, Jolyon Mitchell worked as a producer and journalist for the BBC World Service and for Radio 4 before he went to Edinburgh where his teaching and research focuses on religion, violence and peace building with particular reference to ‘The Arts’.
Because of his original research he is in demand as a lecturer all over the world.
Modern Stained Glass and Monastic Tradition
Dr Jonathan Koestle-Cate
Wednesday 16 May 7.00 for 7.30
The Food of Love – Music and Theology
Rev Richard King
Thursday 18 October 7.00 for 7.30
All Tickets £5.00, including wine or juice and parking, are available from:
Unicorn Tree Books in Lincoln Covered Market: unicornbooks
Lincoln Cathedral Shop: www.lincolncathedralshop.com
And on the door.