Month: September 2010

Ayodhya Decision…

The BBC is reporting: A court in India has said that a disputed holy site in Ayodhya should be split between Hindus and Muslims, lawyers for the Hindu petitioners say. However in a majority verdict, judges gave control […]

  Ayodhya 30 September 2010  

RPE Lecturers in Turin

Dave and I attended the CESNUR 2010 International Conference in Turin on ‘Changing Gods: Between Religion and Everyday Life’ from 9-11 September.¬† Apart from wine and pizza we heard papers on New Religious Movements from some of the […]

  Uncategorised 22 September 2010  

The Examined Life

Hi. For any new RPE students struggling to find resources for the Induction Project – see http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/examined_life/ where you can access a fair few reviews f of the film. The trailer is below, and http://www.epistemelinks.com/Main/MainPers.aspx can help you […]

  induction week 21 September 2010  

Welcome!

So – another year… A big welcome back to all existing RPE students, and an equally excessive welcome to all our new Religion, Philosophy & Ethics students. We will be seeing you all week – but do browse […]

  blog 19 September 2010  

Philosophy in the city (and village)

Famous Liverpool Sophists Those misguided amongst you who thought Athens was the birthplace of philosophy are wrong: it was Liverpool (remember Plato’s Cavern?), and to celebrate this fact there is a two-week Philosophy in the City festival which […]

  Philosophical 15 September 2010  

Mocking?

I noticed at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11300552 that: “An ice cream company banned from using an advert displaying a pregnant nun has vowed to position similar posters in London in time for the Pope’s visit. Antonio Federici’s advert showed a pregnant […]

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Flickr updates

Just a quick note: have finally begun to add some stuff to the RPE Flickr page (see widget to the right) – or http://www.flickr.com/photos/58244916@N00/ – hope to add some more soon…

  flickr 1 September 2010