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RPE Lunch Club

Every month students and staff of amazing Uni Glos RPE meet up at the Frog and Fiddle, High Street Cheltenham to chat about the big philosophical, religious and political issues of the day. It is in a pub…

RPE students present…

As part of their Emergent Spirituality module, level 6 students have been presenting their research on a number of fascinating new spiritual and religious movements and traditions. There was an really interesting session on the New Age and…

The following event has sadly been cancelled: Gloucestershire Philosophical Society, hosted by Uni Glos RPE’s Dr. Will Large presents Professor Ken Gemes (Birkbeck, University of London) who will talk on Nietzsche, Trump and Brexit – 8th May, all welcome

•Man is the animal that seeks meaning, possibly even more than happiness. •Narratives, stories, are the primary vehicles of meaning. •Religious narratives no longer grip many of us, and liberal democrat narratives no longer serve to ground meaning,…

The Big Issues!

Having been part of the initial Extinction Rebellion (XR) London protest on Monday 15th April I was, as a lecturer in RPE, left with a great deal to think about. The big question that arose for me was……

RPE INDIA 2019 student feedback

What a truly remarkable experience. The initial idea of going to India itself was incredible, but this trip in particular offers an insight that you simply wouldn’t get if you travelled as a tourist. Some of the sites…

RPE students and UFO religions expert…via the other-worldy medium of Skype!

Level 6 students found themselves engaging with some pretty alien concepts this week as they had an in depth Q and A session with University of Stockholm’s Erik Ostling. The discussions ranged from the influence of and upon…

Post Lineage Yoga with Theo Wildcroft.

This week we were privileged to host Theo Wildcroft whose research expertise and actual practice engage with contemporary forms of yoga that transcend the high street, commercialised and USP obsessed manifestations that have emerged in recent years. Students…

ISKCON at Uni Glos RPE

This week we were fortunate to host members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Rohini (pictured) gave us a fascinating insight in to how ISKCON have managed to develop an almost fully environmentally sustainable culture that includes…

RPE INDIA 2019 student feedback

Every day offered something completely different so its impossible to extract a highlight. What I can say though is that it left a great impression on me and there is no doubt that I will be returning to…