Conference on Religious Experience

On 14 April, at Christ Church, Oxford, there will be a one-day conference devoted to exploring the character of religious existence, with particular emphasis on the experience of the sacred and the temporality of religious practices. The program:
9:15 – 9:30, Welcoming Remarks, James Faulconer (Brigham Young University)
9:30 – 10:45, Daniel Watts (University of Essex), ‘Kierkegaard, Repetition and Ethical Constancy’
11:00 – 12:15, Christina Gschwandtner (Fordham University), ‘From Fast to Feast: Temporality in the Liturgy’
12:30 – 2:00, Lunch Break
2:00 – 3:15, Mark Wrathall (University of California, Riverside): ‘Rescuing the Future from the Ordinary: Ruptured Time and the Experience of the Sacred’
3:30 – 4:45, Ward Blanton (University of Kent), ‘Paul’s kairos and Ours: Fragility, Faith, Solidarity’
5:00 – 6:15, Laurence Hemming (Lancaster University), ‘Should God Speak? – The Phenomenon of the Religious Voice’

Meetings will be at Christ Church, Oxford, on 14 April. They are open to all and free of charge, but registration is required. To register, please write to Britni Exton:


  1. What are the odds that this gets recorded?

  2. Jason K. says:

    Ward Blanton is speaking at this? Cool! (But sad that I can’t come.)

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