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Free Empathic Listening Sessions

My name is Liza Gupta, M.A. and I’m starting my chaplaincy training with Karuna Care Education (an accredited chaplaincy training program). I’ve already done three introductory courses on emotions, trauma, addictions and grief. I also have a Master’s degree in education and have taught for several years. As a part of my training, I’m offering […]

Green Theology: an ecofeminist and ecumenical perspective – by Trees van Montfoort

An urgent, far-reaching Christian theological reconsideration of the relationship between God, creation, nature, and human beings. Trees van Montfoort demonstrates that Ecological Theology is not a sub-discipline of Theology but a rediscovery of Theology, focused not only on God and people, but all of creation. Drawing on the perspectives of eco-theologians from around the world, […]

BIAPT 2022 Prizes for Practical Theology – submissions invited!

We are excited to announce the BIAPT 2022 Prizes for best Masters Dissertation and best Publishable Article in the field of practical theology. The winning submissions will receive £200 and a free place on our online annual conference, Flesh & Blood: Embodiment & Practical Theology, plus publication in the Practical Theology journal for the article. […]

Three Questions – free chaplaincy workshops – 16/3, 27/4 & 8/6

We would like to warmly invite you to a unique series of three online workshops exploring ideas and practices of care. Three Questions is a series of informal, friendly workshops making space for chaplains of all faiths or none to reflect on ideas of caring for ourselves and for others. For further details, see three-questions-flyer […]

Faith, Trauma and Shame – half-day symposium on 9 February 2022

Trauma impacts every area of life as we seek to come to terms with the effects of the pandemic, the bitter legacy of colonialism and toxicity of ‘cancel culture’ enabled by social media. So how do our faith traditions address and have the potential to alleviate the shame that is an inevitable consequence?  On 9th […]

80th Anniversary Conference of William Temple’s Christianity and Social Order – 12.3.22

80th Anniversary Conference of William Temple’s Christianity and Social Order 9.30am – 5.30pm | Saturday 12th March 2022 | Canterbury Lodge, Canterbury Cathedral The conference will examine the historical and continuing significance of William Temple’s 1942 Christianity and Social Order on the 80th anniversary of its publication. This short work was a key text in […]

Research Associate opportunity for Faith Long Lived Project

A group of Roehampton-based researchers (including couple of former BIAPT Chairs!) are looking to appoint a research associate (0.2 FTE for 12 months) for the Faith Long Lived project, which is an external funded project exploring the experiences of saying creeds (or equivalents) in local Roehampton churches. We’re looking for someone with interests in practical […]

Calls for creative writing – Ecotheology issue of Practical Theology

Nicola Slee, Anna Fisk and Mark Bennet – guest editors of the special conference issue of Practical Theology – are looking for poems and other short pieces of writing on the theme of Ecotheology as Practical Theology. We welcome poetry that reflects on our contemporary ecological crisis in the light of faith, bringing a prophetic […]