Annual Public Theology Event in memory of Sir Fred CATHERWOOD
2nd NOVEMBER 2017. 6.00-9.15pm at SKAINOS 241 Newtownards Road, Belfast. BT 4 1AF (Metro route 3A and street parking)
CHANGING the TERMS of CHRISTIAN PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT…
Christians are too often on the back foot in public debate. Michael Schluter will set out fresh thinking to enable Christians to change their approach to engaging in the public square.
Dr Michael Schluter CBE is an economist and author, and speaks around the world to both Christian and secular audiences. He has co- founded many different organisations including the Jubilee Centre (Cambridge), Relationships Foundation, Relational Schools , Allia and Keep Sunday Special Campaign (which famously defeated Mrs Thatcher in 1986 on the issue of Sunday shopping and still operates today).
PROGRAMME: Hot Meal available from 6.00-7.00pm –please book. Outline Programme: Start at 7.00pm. After a short introduction Michael will speak for 45-50 minutes. There will then be group discussion on the issues raised in different contexts (e.g. Business and Commerce, Schools, Health Sector Organisations and Churches) and then a time for more general questions and wider discussion.
The Catherwood Lecture in Public Theology has been held since 1998. This year’s event will present a paradigm shift in thinking from the individualism of Western culture to one which is built on biblical foundations. It will be of special interest to people who want to engage in Christian-based reform of their organisations and wider society. Come and engage in how we might begin to transform organisations in a way which feeds upwards into policy and downwards into families and communities. Bookstall available with some of Michael’s books and publications
Suggested contribution for meal and evening £10.00 each. Please confirm your attendance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by 30th October (to assist with catering)
Alternatively you can book at Eventbrite by 30 October.
Contacts: 21 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast BT2 8HD. T: 90325258 W: www.contemporarychristianity.net