One must imagine (lego) Sisyphus happy

“The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart.
One must imagine Sisyphus happy.”
– Albert Camus

(From the excellent @ethicsinbricks)legos


RPE Students – if you are graduating this November – graduation tea party…

School of Liberal & Performing Arts Class of 2017 – All graduating students

Please join staff and fellow graduates and their families in the FCH Chapel for tea, cakes and the presentation of prizes, from 2.00pm – 3.00pm.

HumsGradTea2014Nov10.jpg2.00pm – Arrival and tea

2.30pm – Welcome and Prize-Giving

RSVP to by Friday 10 November 2017

The Theological Problem of Evil: Part one..

Part one, of a series of 4 videos – we made them back in 2006 – so might have aged a little..

Philosophy & Religion Video Interviews

In an excerpt from a 2006 DVD we made, staff from the University of Gloucestershire consider the nature of evil, and the place of sin, in the Christian understanding of it. This is only an introduction, but may stimulate some discussion..

Part 1 of a series of 4..

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Asking Dr Peter Vardy: Why study philosophy/religious studies?

Philosophy & Religion Video Interviews

I’ve been lucky enough to spend a few days travelling around the UK with Candle Conferences, where I have been talking about the Problem of Evil, and Dr Peter Vardy has talked about arguments for God, religious experience, and more. We have also been debating issues around euthanasia with the audiences, full of engaged and interested young people.

At one of these, I took a few minutes to ask Peter: why, in the competitive, employability driven world of education, should someone consider studying philosophy, ethics, or religious studies?

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