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Mary Bosanquet Lecture 2024

Mary Bosanquet Lecture 2024
April 28, 2024 Bronwen

Casting down the mighty: Women and the mission of God

This year’s Mary Bosanquet Lecture is on Friday 28th June, 7.30pm in the Pearl Suite, The Armouries, Leeds LS10 1LT.

Our speaker is Chine McDonald Director of Theos, the religion and society think tank.

Previously Head of Public Engagement at Christian Aid Chine has two decades of experience in journalism, media and communications across faith, media and international development organisations. She also speaks and writes regularly on issues of race, faith and gender, and is the author of ‘God is not a white man: and other revelations’ (Hodder & Stoughton, May 2021) which was runner-up for the Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing.

Chine is a regular writer, broadcaster, panel host and media commentator and has written for the Financial Times, the Guardian, The Independent, The Big Issue, Prospect, The Mirror and contributes to TV and radio programmes such as regularly presenting the BBC’s Thought for the Day on Radio 4’s Today programme and appearing on BBC Sunday Morning Live.

She regularly speaks in and hosts panels including previously at the Cheltenham Science Festival and the Cheltenham Literary Festival. She is vice–chair of Greenbelt Festival and a trustee of Christian Aid. Chine studied Theology and Religious Studies at Cambridge University. Her upcoming book Unmaking Mary: The Myth of Divine Motherhood will be published by Hodder & Stoughton in early 2025. 

 Admission is free but booking required (Booking opens Wednesday 1st May).     Click here to book

Light refreshments served from 6.45pm.

All welcome.