Vincent Strudwick Lecture: Evil and the God of Love

Join us for the annual Vincent Strudwick Lecture on Religion in Public Life, which will be on ‘Evil and the God of Love’, given by Rupert Shortt

Rupert Shortt is the author of nine books, including Rowan’s Rule: The Biography of the Archbishop (2014) and The Hardest Problem: God, Evil and Suffering (2022), both published by Hodder. He is currently a Research Associate at the Von Hugel Institute, University of Cambridge, and was formerly a Visiting fellow at Blackfriars, Oxford. He served as the religion editor of The Times Literary Supplement from 2000 to 2020.

The Lecture will be chaired by Professor Jane Shaw, Principal of Harris Manchester College, and an Honorary Fellow of Kellogg College.
Refreshments will be served from 5 pm in the Kellogg Hub, followed by the lecture at 5.30 pm. There will be a Q & A session, and a drinks reception following the talk.

About the Vincent Strudwick Lecture:
The Rev Canon Vincent Strudwick is an Honorary Fellow of Kellogg College, and is a theologian and educationalist.

The Vincent Strudwick Lecture is held annually in honour of his work and brings eminent theologians and other scholars and public figures to speak about religion and public life. The Graduate Theological Foundation is the commissioning sponsor for this annual lecture series, and we are grateful for their generosity.

This event will take place in person and online. This event is open to all. Registration is required.