Changing Expectations of Death (Conference, Cumberland Lodge, 23-25 November 2012)

Changing Expectations of Death 23-25 November 2012 Standard Rate: £360; Charitable/Academic Rate: £240; Student Rate: £150 or Shared Accommodation: £85. All conference fees are inclusive of registration, food and accommodation This conference will address the medical, social and philosophical implications of our changing attitudes to death. Discussions will cover end Read more…

Judeo-Christian Religious Experience and Psychopathology: The Legacy of William James – Professor Simon Dein (Seminar, Durham, 15 March 2012)

Durham Project for Spirituality, Theology & Health Presents Judeo-Christian Religious Experience and Psychopathology: The Legacy of William James Professor Simon Dein Honorary Clinical Professor, School for Medicine and Health. This paper examines the relationship between Judeo-Christian religious experience and pyschopathology. It builds on WIlliam James’ Varieties of Religious Experience and Read more…

Revelatory Experiences: perspectives from neuroscience, psychiatry, and the humanities (Conference, London, 23 March 2012)

Revelatory Experiences: perspectives from neuroscience, psychiatry, and the humanities Institute of Psychiatry Conference, 9.30 – 5.30 Friday 23 March 2012 Mental health professionals frequently encounter people who report experiences of God or supernatural beings speaking or acting through them to reveal important truths. In some cases it is difficult to Read more…

The Recovery of Beauty – The Revd Professor Mark McIntosh – Public Lecture 6 February – Beautiful Ideas: The Visibility of Truth

As part of the IAS The Recovery of Beauty programme, CMH directors Jane Macnaughton and Corinne Saunders are very pleased to welcome The Revd Professor Mark McIntosh, Van Mildert Professor of Divinity, University of Durham, and Canon Residentiary of Durham Cathedral, who will deliver the seventh lecture: Revd Professor Mark Read more…

Physicians of the Soul: Between Psychotherapy & Spirituality – Conference at Trinity College Oxford, 2-4 September 2011

Physicians of the Soul: Between Psychotherapy & Spirituality September 2-4 2011 Trinity College, University of Oxford This conference explores the various forms of inter-face between psychotherapy, counselling, psychiatry, pastoral care, theology, spirituality, and philosophy. Papers will examine the notion of psycho-therapia (spirit or soul-care) as understood and expressed in these Read more…

Emotions, Emotional Regulation and Spirituality – Seminar 22 February

Emotions, Emotional Regulation and Spirituality: A Psychological Perspective Dr Jocelyn Bryan, St John’s College, Durham 4.30-6pm, Tuesday 22 February 2011 Dun Cow Cottage, Dun Cow Lane, Durham Psychologically emotions can be conceived as having a number of core components: an event, interpretation, appraisal, physiological reactivity, action potential and behavior. These Read more…