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Power of the Word

Publication: Poetry and the Religious Imagination Publication: Poetry and Prayer Publication: Poetic Revelations Publication: Thresholds of Wonder









The Power of the Word conferences foster international dialogue between theologians, philosophers, literary scholars and creative writers. They explore the boundaries between poetry, theology and philosophy. Our conferences have been hotbeds of discussion and analysis, reflecting on the works of authors from a wide range of backgrounds. Both theoretical discussion and analysis of specific texts have been welcomed from the outset. The decision to hold the third conference in Poland and the fourth in Italy further confirmed the thoroughly international character of these events, bringing in scholars, particularly from Poland and Italy but from many other countries besides, who had not participated in the earlier conferences. The fifth in this series took place in September 2017 at Regents Park College, Oxford.

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Convener: Dr Francesca Bugliani Knox
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