Religion and theology


Short courses for the public

No one can doubt the social significance of religion in today’s world, and the value of gaining an understanding of world religions and religious traditions, and of the social and cultural contexts for religious belief and practice. 

Many of our courses can be studied for credit which means they can count towards a recognised qualication.

Upcoming courses

Encountering the Divine: Five Mystical Love Poems by Ibn ʿArabi

  • Short courses
  • Wed 23 Jan 2019 to Wed 20 Feb 2019
  • 7:00-9:00pm 5 meetings

The Buddhist Doctrine of Cause: The Ocean of Relationships

  • Short courses
  • Wed 23 Jan 2019 to Wed 27 Mar 2019
  • 2:00-4:00pm 10 meetings

Five Great Religions of the World - Part I

  • Short courses
  • Thu 24 Jan 2019 to Thu 28 Mar 2019
  • 7:00-9:00pm 10 meetings

Moses, Mysticism and the Mountain

  • Short courses
  • Sat 09 Feb 2019
  • 9:45am-5:00pm

The Winchester Bible and its World

  • Short courses
  • Sat 02 Mar 2019
  • 9:45am-5:30pm