Author Archives: Eric Stoddart

Recruiting for Focus Groups

I’m currently recruiting participants (in and around Edinburgh) for focus groups  about surveillance and Christian faith. More details here.

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Surveillance & Religion Lecture 2015

This lecture will be streamed live via Periscope at 5.15pm UK time. The link for the Periscope feed will be tweeted just before the start of the stream. ‘Mirror, Mirror on the Wall’ – Surveillance, Selfies and Objectification This lecture will address … Continue reading

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responding

How might we respond? This is the sixth and final of a series of postings that relate to a research project I’ve been conducting on using a model of practical theological reflection in relation to the independence question that is being … Continue reading

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Two way conversation

‘What’s the Bible saying to the debate and what’s this debate saying to the Bible?’ This is the fifth of a series of postings that relate to a research project I’ve been conducting on using a model of practical theological reflection in relation … Continue reading

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The bible and the referendum?

Where can we go in the Bible? This is the fourth of a series of postings that relate to a research project I’ve been conducting on using a model of practical theological reflection in relation to the independence question that is … Continue reading

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Why is the debate like it is?

What is shaping the debate? This is the third of a series of postings that relate to a research project I’ve been conducting on using a model of practical theological reflection in relation to the independence question that is being put … Continue reading

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State of the debate

How is the debate going? This is the second of a series of postings that relate to a research project I’ve been conducting on using a model of practical theological reflection in relation to the independence question that is being … Continue reading

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Our independence stories

Focusing In This is one of a series of postings that relate to a research project I’ve been conducting on using a model of practical theological reflection in relation to the independence question that is being put to voters in Scotland … Continue reading

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Focus Groups on Independence

I am currently researching the contribution of Practical Theology to Scottish public life. This is in response to a request from one of the editors of the International Journal of Practical Theology which typically carries an 8,000 word report on … Continue reading

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Review of Doug Gay’s ‘Honey from the Lion: Christianity and the Ethics of Nationalism’

[One of the projects for my current semester of research leave is to write a report for the International Journal of Practical Theology on the state of practical theology in Scotland, my discipline’s contribution to public life and to the … Continue reading

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