Wednesday, 13 November 2013
In February 2014 Oxford University Press will be publishing Evolution, Religion and Cognitive Science: Critical and Constructive Essays, edited by Fraser Watts and Leon Turner.
Posted by PRRG Website at 01:19
In October 2013 the John Templeton Press published ‘Head and Heart: Perspectives from Religion and Psychology’, edited by Fraser Watts and Geoff Dumbreck. It also includes contributions from many others associated with PRRG: Malcolm Guite, Russell Re Manning, Carissa Sharp, Bonnie Zahl, Nicholas Gibson, Sara Savage, Sally Myers, Harris Wiseman & Liz Gulliford.
Posted by PRRG Website at 01:18
Dr Matt Russell, who has been a Visiting Fellows with PRRG for the academic years 2011-13, has now returned to the US to take up a position with Duke University, based in Houston. Matt is taking on a wide-ranging brief in developing resources for training seminarians, community development and social entrepreneurship, and will be developing associated research projects.
Posted by PRRG Website at 01:14
Monday, 2 July 2012
We are pleased to announce that Dr Fraser Watts, along with Harris Wiseman, have been awarded a 2-year grant from the Faraday Institute as part of their Templeton-funded programme on Uses and Abuses of Biology. The project is on Virtue Engineering, Moral Freedom & Christian Salvation, and will focus particularly on oxytocin.
Posted by PRRG Website at 02:28
Ryan Williams has been appointed for a 12 month post in the PRRG from June 1st. He will work with Dr Fraser Watts and Dr Alastair Lockhart for a project on Spiritual Healing in Modern Context, and will also work with Dr Sara Savage to research and develop education initiatives aimed at encouraging integrative complexity in religious thinking. Ryan completed his PhD, entitled 'Social networks and promoting resilience to violent extremist Islamism', in the PRRG at the University of Cambridge in June 2012.
Posted by PRRG Website at 02:25