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Teresa of Avila

Thursday 18th-Saturday 20th June 2015

St Mary's College, Twickenham

sponsored by

The British and Irish Carmelites; Heythrop College, London University; Sarum College, Salisbury; St Mary’s University, Twickenham; and the Mystical Theology Network

Keynote Speakers Included:

    Professor Rowan Williams

    Professor Bernard McGinn
    Professor Julia Kristeva
    Professor Gillian Ahlgren
    Dr Peter Tyler
    Fr Wilfrid McGreal OCarm
    Fr Iain Matthew OCD
    Fr Matthew Blake OCD
    Dr Edward Howells

St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London
Thursday 18th - Saturday 20th June 2015

A major International Conference to celebrate the Teresian Quincentenary.

This conference explored the mystical theology and spirituality of Teresa of Avila from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives. Arising in the context of the late medieval Carmelite tradition, the conference paid attention to the origins of her interpretation of the tradition and how this has given rise itself to multiple new discourses.

Leading academics and practitioners in the field discussed the importance of Teresa from historical, philosophical, pastoral, ecumenical, psychological and aesthetic perspectives.

A summary of the event can be found here

For more information about InSpire please visit the InSpiRe website