Theology Group

7.30pm to 9pm at Sacrista Prebend Retreat House
Meets on the following Tuesdays in mid 2023

Theology Group Summer 2023 Programme

We are studying Christopher Watkins: Biblical Critical Theory: How the Bible’s Unfolding Story Makes Sense of Modern Life and Culture (Zondervan, 2022)

16 May, Chapter 1 Trinity
23 May, Chapter 2 Creation
6 June, Chapter 3 Humanity
20 June, Chapter 15 Incarnation, Space and Time
4 July, Chapter 16 Incarnation, materiality and personality
18 July, party!

All meetings are at Sacrista Prebend, Westgate, Southwell, 7.30-9 p.m. Do just turn up or email for a zoom link if you would prefer to attend virtually.



The group meets in person at Sacrista on alternate Tuesday evenings in term-time and is led by Alison Millbank. The group decide what they want to study. Recent books include:

  • Julian of Norwich Revelations of Divine Love
  • Rowan Williams On Being Human
  • Tom Wright Luke for Everyone

Alison Milbank is Professor of Theology and Literature at the University of Nottingham and Canon Theologian at Southwell Minster. She works on many aspects of the relation of faith and the arts from Dante to Harry Potter, with a particular expertise in Gothic and horror fiction. She is currently writing on divine indwelling and the agency of nature in natural philosophy, poetry and art and a sequel to For the Parish, which she co-wrote with Andrew Davison in 2010: The Once and Future Parish.

Event Details

  • Venue: Sacrista Prebend Retreat House