Job Vacancy: Director of Pastoral Studies and Tutor for the Desmond Tutu Centre

Westcott House is a thriving and innovative theological institution in Cambridge, UK. They seek applicants, lay or ordained, to foster the best pastoral and reflective practice among those preparing for public ministry and to animate innovative relationships with dioceses, university partners and societal stake-holders in the delivery of imaginative public engagement. This position is subject […]

Megachurches and Social Engagement – A New Book

A new book called Megachurches and Social Engagement, written by Mark J. Cartledge, Sarah Dunlop, Heather Buckingham and Sophie Bremner, is published last summer. From the Publisher This book is the first detailed academic study of megachurches in the UK. In particular, it explores the nature and significance of social engagement by megachurches in the […]

Doctoral Student Profile: Koos Tamminga

My Ph.D. research (at TU Kampen, The Netherlands) centers around the question of disability inclusion and the church. A large part of the project exists in an ethnographic study of the Ontmoetingskerk (Encounter Church). The Ontmoetingskerk is part of a new initiative called Hart van Vathorst (HVV, Heart of Vathorst, Vathorst being a part of […]

Ecclesiology and Ethnography