CENTRES & COURSES
The Awareness Foundation seeks to strengthen participants own ‘faith confidence’ and is written from a Western and Middle Eastern Christian perspective. It teaches respect for other faiths (course materials deal principally with the other Abrahamic faiths) as an essential part of any life of faith and is concerned to address hostility which arises out of ignorance-based fear.
Studio 3 Liscartan House, 127-131 Sloane Street, london SW1X 9AS Tel: +44 (0)20 7730 8830
Web: www.awareness-foundation.com Email: email@example.com
The Centre for Theology & Community equips Christians in East London to engage more fully with their communities. Research, insights and experience are shared with those engaged in similar work in other multi faith contexts.
East Crypt, St George-in-the-East, 14 Cannon Street Road, London E1 0BH
Web: www.theology-centre.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heythrop College is the specialist Theology and Philosophy College of the University of London. In addition to its BA in Abrahamic Religions and an MA in Christianity and Interreligious Relations.
Kensington Square, London W8 5HQ Tel: +44 (0)20 7795 6600 Fax: +44 (0)20 7795 4200
Web: www.heythrop.ac.uk Email: email@example.com
King’s College offers offers courses in the areas of theology and religious studies at undergraduate, graduate diploma, MA and research & doctoral levels. It has a long tradition of fostering vocations to Christian ministries, lay and ordained, and is developing a number of exciting initiatives in partnership with the churches and individual parishes.
The Strand, London WC2R 2LS Tel: +44 (0)20 7836 5454
Web: www.kcl.ac.uk Email contacts here
London Inter Faith Centre is a Christian initiative for meeting, study and dialogue – among the religions and with the secular world. Resources include a one-night-a-week two year Certificate in Inter Faith Relations.
125 Salisbury RoadLondonNW6 6RG Tel: +44 (0)20 7372 6864 Fax: +44(0)20 7604 3052
Web: www.londoninterfaith.org.uk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The London School of Theology – (Previously London Bible College), the School equips students from a variety of Christian backgrounds for a range of Christian ministries. It established a Centre for Islamic Studies over a decade ago, which feeds into its wide variety of courses and opportunities for personal development.
Green Lane, NorthwoodHA6 2UW Tel: +44 (0)1923 4456 000 Fax: +44 (0)1923 456 001
Web: www.lst.ac.uk Email: email@example.com
Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter offers course on various aspects of interreligious dialogue especially between Christians and Jews, SCDE provides a safe place where people of different faiths can meet together to learn, exchange and grow in understanding of each other.
34 Chepstow Villas, Bayswater, London W11 2QZ Tel: +44 (0)20 7313 8286
St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace exists to help people of all faiths, and none, build healthy relationships across political, religious and cultural divisions and to help different faith traditions work together to promote reconciliation and peace.
78 Bishopsgate, London ECN 4AG Tel: +44 (0)20 7496 1610 Fax: +44(0)20 7638 1440
Web: www.stethelburgas.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Croydon Faith Education Resources Library c/o Oasis Academy, Shirley Park Shirley Road, Croydon CR9 7AL. It is open Monday – Thursday 10.30 am – 5.00pm. Email email@example.com or telephone Sheila Fenner on 020 8656 6535 to arrange a visit.
STORIES OF ENGAGEMENT
These stories have been gathered to represent some of the fantastic work going on in churches around the five Dioceses which make up Greater London PEN. Click on each one below to read the inspiring stories. If you would like to tell your story, contact Susanne Mitchell, the PEN Co-ordinator.
Study materials on these pages are either focused within a Greater London context or authored by a member of PEN. Do look at further material under bible study and other resource headings on the national P&E pages.
Bridgebuilders: Workplace Chaplaincy – A History by Malcolm Torry (Canterbury Press)
Church Schools in a Multi-faith Community by Peter French (Grove Books)
Friendship and Exchange with People of Other Faiths by Celia Blackden (Grove Books)
Celebrating Difference, Staying Faithful: How to live in a Multi-Faith World by Andrew Wingate (Darton, Longman and Todd)
Together & Different : Christians Engaging with People of Other Faiths Edited by Malcolm Torry and Sarah Thorley (Canterbury Press)
The pack addresses the following questions:
Why engage with people of other faiths and ideas on how we can do this?; Who are the main faith communities in the UK?; Where are different faith communities in the UK?; What - a range of different ways in which congregations could engage with faith communities; How and in what ways can congregations engage with faith communities?