On Saturday 28 January 2017, Richard led a study afternoon as part of the St Paul’s Cathedral ‘How to read the Bible’ series. The Gospels are ancient biographies, each with a different portrait of Jesus. Matthew portrays Jesus as the new Moses, the new leader of Israel, come to fulfil the law and the prophets.
Lectures and Talks
On Thursday 17 November 2016, Professor Burridge delivered the 2016-2017 W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lectureship in Applied Christianity at the George W. Truett Seminary at Baylor University, Waco, Texas. The lecture was entitled ‘Finding the One Jesus through Reading the Four Gospels’ and a video of the lecture (complete with his powerpoint slides) is available here,
A Shared Vision for London was chaired by Richard, as the Dean of King’s College, on Tuesday 19 April 2016, in the Crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral. The event was organised in partnership between CoVi and St Paul’s Institute, and arranged questions around crowdsourced themes and audience participation to develop consensus from the great, the
On Wednesday 16 March 2016, Richard gave an address focusing on the University’s ethos, which is derived from its Church of England origins. He offered a Christian perspective of education and the idea of the Christian University. On the following day, Richard gave a sermon at the annual Founder’s Day service, which is attended by
Richard chaired a panel discussion on Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks’ book Not in God’s Name on Wednesday 24 February 2016. The panel included Dr Carool Kersten, Dr Meg Warner, and Prof Paul Joyce from the Theology Department of King’s College London, the former MP and Cabinet member Douglas Alexander, Dr Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens from the International
Richard Burridge · Dearing Memorial Lecture, 2015 Richard delivered The Cathedrals Group 2015 Dearing Memorial Lecture in London on Thursday 12 November 2015. It was entitled ‘Church Foundation, Pluralist Present, Uncertain Future? – The role and calling of faith-based institutions in Higher Education today’. The lecture posed a range of questions for CG institutions, including