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'Founded in 1942, at the height of the Second World War and the Holocaust, by Archbishop William Temple and Chief Rabbi Joseph Hertz ... Our aim is for Jews and Christians to meet, to understand each other better and to create meaningful engagement between the communities. We have grown into a nationwide network of 30 active branches around the UK, complemented by a professional team that run national programmes in education, dialogue and social action - for Rabbis and clergy, community leaders, students, policy makers, CCJ members and those of all faiths and none.'

'We produce internationally excellent and world-leading research on a diverse range of contemporary issues and historic figures, movements and ideas. We have scholars working across religious studies, historical and systematic theology, biblical studies, and contextual and practical theology and theological ethics. At Chester, we are passionate about sharing our discoveries and about contributing our expertise to public debates. We ensure that the research we do informs the courses we design and deliver so that our students get to benefit from our interests.'

'We see ourselves as having an advocacy role as well as the more traditional academic responsibilities, by ...  creating and distributing resources, and organising public lectures, educational programmes, and other strategic events and activities that will enhance the understanding of religion and religious affairs.'

'Engaging Theology in Cumbria (ETC) has developed out of the former Cumbria Theological Society, which was founded in 1992 as an ecumenical organisation with the aim of hosting five or six lectures or seminars each year.In 2018, in recognition of the wide variety of theological activity across the county, the steering committee of the Theological Society reviewed what it offered. The members decided to change its name to reflect the aim of engaging as many as possible in exploring how God is present and inspires our hearts, minds and souls towards the mission of Christ ... Over the next few years, the vision of ETC is to host a range of day conferences, groups, including book groups, seminars and lectures, held in various locations to be accessible to as many people as possible, including young people and students.'

'The Faculty of Divinity is a vibrant and dynamic research community which hosts a number of conferences every year in addition to prestigious lectures and research seminars, and less formal reading groups. Visitors are welcome at many of these events: please contact the organiser.'

'We work towards a connected and supportive society where people of different faiths, beliefs and cultures have strong, productive and lasting relations ... The Faith & Belief Forum’s inclusive approach welcomes everyone – whether you’re an Atheist, Buddhist, Baha’i, Christian, Hindu, Jew, Muslim, Sikh, Zoroastrian, or identify with any other belief. Our programmes reach over 16,000 people a year. They include teachers and students, artists and professionals, political leaders in Parliament and upcoming leaders at university.'

'For over a hundred years the Gifford Lecture series has been one of the foremost lecture series dealing with religion, science and philosophy. In his 1885 will the jurist Adam Lord Gifford, convinced that true, felt knowledge of God when acted upon generated human well-being and progress, bequeathed £80,000 to the four Scottish universities (Universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, and St. Andrews) for the establishment of a series of lectures dealing with the topic of natural religion. In dealing with their particular area of interest and expertise, lecturers are to discuss natural theology as a science, that is, "without reference to or reliance upon any supposed special exceptional or so-called miraculous revelation."

'Founded in 1957 to promote "the study of Theology in all its branches … within the University of Hull, the City of Kingston upon Hull, and the parts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire round about". It achieves these aims principally by hosting lectures given by distinguished visiting academics and by members.'

'The Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion (IRC) conducts research into religious beliefs and theological concepts in relation to the sciences. Research into beliefs focuses on the application of scientific tools to religious phenomena, such as in the Cognitive Science of Religion (CSR).'

'Through its meetings and its advice and information service, IFN, with its member bodies, helps make better known and understood the teachings, traditions and practices of the different faith communities in the UK and the pattern of their inter faith work and builds good relations between people of different faiths in the UK.'

'Over the past three decades, the Khalili Foundation has been a global leader in promoting interfaith and intercultural relations. The Foundation has supported and driven a number of internationally recognised projects that use the power of art, culture, education and the natural environment to bring people together. Our partners include UNESCO, Commonwealth and Prince’s Trust.'

'An ecumenical organisation founded in 1958. Our aim is to provide a platform for serious theological debate which is both challenging to those with theological training and intelligible to the thinking lay person. The Society welcomes both new members and others who may find it more convenient to attend occasional meetings.'

'Set up in March 2011 with the specific aim of providing an opportunity in Lincoln to hear respected and published theologians of all denominations and faiths ... We operate as an "open" network with no actual membership and no specific affiliation to any Church or faith group. Some people who attend claim no religious faith but are interested in the place religion has in society and current thought. Lectures are open to all people who are interested in the subjects being presented. Our approach encourages lively discussion and debate in a constructive atmosphere.'

'The majority of Manchester Theological Society meetings are held in the nave of the Cathedral, beginning at 7pm. Everyone is welcome ... The Cathedral hosts regular theological book launches with supporting lectures, an annual Wickham Theological Lecture and an annual lunchtime event featuring the annual Ferguson Lecturer at the University of Manchester.'

'The Multi-Faith Centre encourages and facilitates dialogue, co-operation, mutual respect and understanding between people from different faith communities and civil society, who by coming together aim to improve the wellbeing of vulnerable people living in Derbyshire.'

'The Peterborough Theological Society is an ecumenical society, which exists to promote theological discussion and debate for all levels of interest. We invite a wide variety of speakers, most of whom are leading authorities in their fields.'

'We don't have a fixed creed because we have found that the search for truth can lead us to new expressions of values as well as confirming existing ones. We call these values Testimonies. Today we focus on equality, peace, truth, justice and simplicity, and how they relate to one another. Our Testimonies encourage us to work for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world. It's not always easy to live this way, but as Quakers we try to encourage each other to keep trying.'

'Sarum College is a centre for study and research where our passion is learning that nourishes the human spirit. The Sarum community offers welcoming space and time for all those who aspire to grow in wisdom and courage.'

'Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter : A place to listen, learn, reflect, respect. A setting for study and growth in mutual understanding between Christians and Jews, between other faiths and cultures.'

'Each year the House hosts two Lectures. The Annual Lecture was established in 1978 and has continued under the generous sponsorship of Rio Tinto. The purpose of these Lectures is to develop a subject already under discussion in the House programme of Consultations. A specialist speaker is invited to offer their own thoughts in a way that will promote further discussion and debate ... The Elson Ethics Lecture has been founded to promote discussion and debate on issues of an ethical and moral nature. This lecture series has come about through the vision and generosity of Ambassador Edward Elson.' Enquire about attendance.'

'At the heart of our work are our diverse religious and belief communities. We serve them in a number of ways through public benefit activities which include charity days, integration initiatives over food, roundtable discussions, lectures and seminars. We are committed to working with communities to promote encounter, harbour trust, strengthen understanding and encourage co-operation.'

'The Forum was founded in 2008 by representatives of several Christian denominations and the Suffolk Inter-Faith Resource (SIFRE). It is supported by Churches Together in Suffolk. It meets five times a year in or near Ipswich. The Forum welcomes all who are interested in exploring Christian theological issues in an open non-partisan way.'

'The VHI hosts themed lecture series, the Von Hügel and Lattey lectures, conferences, reading groups, as well as seminars, workshops and other events.'

'We are an inclusive women’s organisation working with those from all faiths and no faith to build a better society through promoting friendship and embracing difference ... WIN members form grass root social groups, arranged by geographical area, that undertake a diverse range of activities. Groups meet at their convenience with the aim of developing and building friendships with other women from different faith, no-faith and cultural backgrounds.'

'The World Congress of Faiths is open to all who share its aims and interests regardless of their faith. Our aim is to promote and share the personal values and public value of spiritual life ... We offer the freedom and opportunities to meet, explore, challenge and understand different faith traditions through events from small events to large conferences, visits, talks, partnership working, on-line conversation and publications, including our unique international journal, Interreligious Insight.'

'The overall objective is good intellectual discussion of theological issues on the broadest possible basis. Whilst the emphasis is predominantly biblical and Christian we are non-partisan and a range of faiths and non-religious outlooks in our regular gatherings ... Speakers are drawn from as wide a perspective as are willing to share their thoughts: from leading scholars in their field to those nearer the start of their studies, from politicians to priests, and many more.'

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