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Gladstone's Library Church Lane Hawarden CH5 3DF


11 March 2024 09:30 - 14:00 GMT


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This workshop will consider the language of resurrection and how we can use this language well in our preaching at Easter.

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Mon, 11 Mar 2024 09:30 – 14:00 GMT


Gladstone’s Library

Church Lane Hawarden CH5 3DF

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How are preachers to speak meaningfully of the Resurrection in a time where informed opinion is ‘ led by the science’, and many lives are troubled by a quiet desperation concerning humanity’s future?

Where are the words, images, and the silences between them to be found that honour scripture and tradition while also exploring new ways of conceiving the future hope that flows from the resurrection of Christ?

This workshop is for preachers wishing to engage with such questions in a secular age. Preparing for Holy Week and Easter provides the fitting, even urgent context, in which teaching and faithfulness to the word of God can be enriched by the fruits of theology and the creative imagination.


This half-day workshop will be led by Rod Garner, Anglican priest, writer and theologian. Rod has served in four urban parishes and taught at colleges and universities in the UK and America. He is an Honorary Fellow at Liverpool Hope University and Emeritus Canon of Liverpool Cathedral. The author of numerous books, including biographies of St John Henry Newman and Josephine Butler, his most recent publication is Outsiders: Marching to a Different Drum (Liverpool Hope University Press 2022). His research interests have included theories of atonement, and the role of the urban church in the 21st century. He is a Tertiary Member of The Order of the Holy Paraclete.