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Wisdom, Spirituality and Community in the University

Richard gave the keynote address at the first Global Conference on Ministry in Higher Education held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, in June 2000. An abbreviated version of the text was published in Theology – read it here. Image: CX Insight/Unsplash

The Warburton Lecture/Sermon, 2019

Richard Burridge · The Warburton Lecture/Sermon 2019 At Lincoln’s Inn on Sunday 23 June 2019, Richard delivered the 2019 Warburton Lecture/Sermon on the theme of ‘You have heard that it was said… but I say to you’. The subtitle was ‘Life, death and the (re)interpretation of scriptural and legal texts in a time of turmoil.’

The Meaning, Value and Sanctity of Human Life

Gresham Lecture, 25 April 2019 Recent advances in medical science have brought complex ethical dilemmas, particularly around the beginning of human lives (abortion, embryo research, IVF, gene therapy, stem cells) and its ending (switching off ventilators, persistent vegetative state (PVS) and ‘dying with dignity’ or assisted suicide). Although none of these topics occurs directly in

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Why are there differences in the Gospels?

Discussion on Unbelievable?, Premier Christian Radio The Unbelievable? show aired on Saturday 17 June 2017 at 2.30pm on Premier Christian Radio and is available to hear here: Why are there differences in the Gospels? Richard and New Testament scholar Mike Licona explore the differences between the same stories, words and timelines in the Gospels of

Vatican Radio interview

In mid-April 2017, the Dean was interviewed by Vatican Radio on the occasion of Pope Emeritus Benedict’s 90th birthday to offer a tribute as a previous Ratzinger Prize winner. Listen to the interview here: Vatican Radio interview Photo by Elias Rovielo

Beyond Belief: Storytelling in Christianity

Richard Burridge · Beyond Belief: Storytelling in Christianity In a special programme recorded at the the Bloxham Festival of Faith & Literature, William Crawley and guests, including Richard, explored the rich history of Judeo-Christian storytelling. How old are some of the most popular and familiar biblical stories, and where did they come from? How important

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The Warburton Lecture/Sermon, 2019

Richard Burridge · The Warburton Lecture/Sermon 2019 At Lincoln’s Inn on Sunday 23 June 2019, Richard delivered the 2019 Warburton Lecture/Sermon on the theme of ‘You have heard that it was said… but I say to you’. The subtitle was ‘Life, death and the (re)interpretation of scriptural and legal texts in a time of turmoil.’

Preparing for God’s new Advent-ure

Advent Eucharist Service at St Mary le Strand On Sunday 17 December 2017, Richard preached and presided at the Eucharist in St Mary le Strand, where he and the other Anglican priests in the King’s College Chaplaincy team of the time were licensed clergy. The readings for Advent 3 were Isaiah 61.1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126;

Blessed are the Meek

King’s College London, Autumn term sermon series on the Beatitudes On Wednesday 18 October 2017, the Dean gave a sermon on Psalm 37.1-11 and Matthew 5.1-5 as part of the College’s Autumn term sermon series on the Beatitudes. Photo by Kotomi