Mysticism, Abuse and Connections: An interview..

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Catherine Tomas, a DPhil student in Theology, at Christ Church, Oxford, about a recent paper she gave, where she examines the lives of Christian mystics, and makes comparisons with the analysis often given of abusive relationships:

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Mysticism: Dialogue, Action & Abjection – an interview with Catherine Tomas

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Catherine Tomas, a DPhil student in Theology, at Christ Church, Oxford, about her work.

The conversation focuses on her ideas around a particular notion of mysticism – and its relation to ideas of dialogue, action and abjection..

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Psychedelic Drugs and Mystical Experience – an interview

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks CJ Romer about Psychedelic Drugs and Mystical Experience.

Dave says ‘We reminisce about the 1980/90s, and end up with a longer-than-planned conversation, but I think it is a valuable one for anyone interested in these topics – CJ knows a huge amount about these topics.’

CJ recently wrote a review of BREAKING CONVENTION: ESSAYS ON PSYCHEDELIC CONSCIOUSNESS  – Read the review here.

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In Buddhism, is the desire for Nirvana contradictory?

Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at Gloucestershire, in conversation about whether the desire to achieve Nirvana, in a Buddhist context, is contradictory – given the apparent aspiration to attain ‘desirelessness’ in Buddhism:

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Applying for RE Teacher Training: Some advice..

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route if she has any advice for those applying to do Teacher Training (as an RE Teacher):

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A trainee RE teacher reflects on her worries about in-class behaviour management

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route about her experience so far. In this video, I ask her about fears of bad behaviour in the classroom: how how that been for her so far?

 

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