Efforts to Create a More Diverse Community. A Statement from BIAPT's Chair

These are exciting times for BIAPT. Having passed the threshold of five-hundred members last year the community of BIAPT continues to grow. This is a growth the BIAPT trustees wish to encourage as we pursue the goal of promoting practical theology throughout Britain and Ireland and beyond. The challenge of becoming a more diverse community, however, remains.

As we reach out through new ventures and initiatives the BIAPT trustees are aware that we cannot achieve any meaningful outreach without creating a hospitable environment that is welcoming of new stories. In this regard we recognise that we have much to do to become a community where many more black and brown colleagues and friends as well as those who suffer from the injustice of  poverty feel at home. Here’s some of what we are doing:

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2022 Annual Conference

Flesh and Blood: Embodiment and Practical Theology, takes place online from 11-14 July.

Our Keynote speakers are:

Professor Anthony Reddie

Revd Dr Tessa Henry-Robinson

Fr Jarel Robinson Brown

Dr Karen O’Donnell

Dr Saiyyidah Zaidi

There will also be over thirty short papers and workshops.

We have also changed the criteria for the BAME Bursary to ensure as wide a participation as possible.  Potential applicants can now receive the BAME Bursary whether or not they have received a scholarship from SST.

The fees for this year’s conference is £100 and a concession of £50.

You still have time to book. Click here to do so.

Full programme details on our Events page.