The Graduate Christian Forum is a place for conversation between postgrads and faculty from across the Christian community in Oxford. It’s a place to come together and think about what it means to be a Christian engaged in academic work, about how our faith shapes our disciplinary work and vice versa.

We hold a Monday night speaker series during term, upstairs in The Mitre pub (unless otherwise noted; map here– stairs to the right as you enter). The talk begins at 7.30 PM and typically ends around 9.00 PM. Please join us at 7.00 PM for snacks and conversation.

A list of this term’s talks can be found below and audio recordings of previous talks can be found here. Follow the links below to find pdf versions of our present and previous term cards: Trinity 2016, Hilary 2016Michaelmas 2015Trinity 2015, Hilary 2015Michaelmas 2014Trinity 2014Hilary 2014Michaelmas 2013Trinity 2013Hilary 2013Michaelmas 2012

Talks for Trinity 2016:

  • 25 April – Andrew Briggs and Roger Wagner – ‘The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions’
  • 2 May –   Brian Williams – ‘Dante: The Wisdom of the Comedy’
  • 9 May – Ruth Bancewicz – ‘Wonders of the Living World: Biology and Belief’
  • 16 May – Isabella Bunn – ‘Seventeen Ways to Change the World: The New Global Development Agenda’
  • 23 May – Social
  • 30 May – John Wyatt – ‘Reproductive Technology: Prenatal Screening, Embryo Editing and the Human Impact of Advances in Genetics’
  • 6 June – Matthew Thomas – ‘Trinity in Utero: The Shape of the Christian Understanding of God in the Second Century’
  • 13 June – Ken Barnes – ‘God and Mammon: Seeking the Redemption of Post-Modern Capitalism’

The Oxford Graduate Christian Forum is an officially recognized student society of the University of Oxford.