We, the Trustees of the Centre for the Study of Implicit Religion and Contemporary Spirituality (CSIRCS), were pleased to establish in Bishop Grosseteste University, the three-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Implicit Religion and welcomed the appointment of Dr Francis Stewart to that position. We have been impressed by the way in which Bishop Grosseteste University … Continue reading A Statement by the CSIRCS Trustees
The first ever USA based Implicit Religion Conference was held at Monmouth University in New Jersey from the 3 -5th June 2019. It was based around a question rather than a theme, which was, Implicit Religion: What Might That Be? It was created to be a space in which students, early career scholars and marginalised … Continue reading US – 2019 – Implicit Religion, what might that be?
The Implicit Religion UK conference began in 1978 running annually and now located at Bishop Grosseteste University. From the beginning, Edward was determined to focus on the conferring aspect, the conversation and discussion rather than the presentation itself and we have remained true to that in subsequent years. As well as being a distinctive marker … Continue reading UK – Previous Conferences
Implicit Religion is a set of analytical tools or axioms in relation to the study of religion, the definitions of concepts around religion and its supposed corollary the secular. The first of these is commitment, which we take as our theme for this year’s conference. We understand Commitment(s) to be that to which the person, … Continue reading US – 2020 Implicit Religion: Commitment
This conference takes place against the backdrop of an era of increased political authoritarianism and a noticeable rise in racial and religious intolerance across the world. Yet we increasingly find ‘race’ being dismissed or diminished as a category of oppression within wider social problems, dynamics and understandings. Race and Religion are intertwined in multiple ways. … Continue reading UK – 2020 Implicit Religion, Race, and Representation
The Edward Bailey Centre for the Study of Implicit Religion is dedicated to inter-disciplinary research into contemporary spirituality and religious experience. We seek to do so in a way that will bring together people who have an interest in this study and to work with other organisations with overlapping interests. With that in mind, we … Continue reading Participation Policy
Theology, Philosophy and Ethics at Bishop Grosseteste University offers a range of single honours and joint BA honours degree programme for undergraduate students. Joint honours currently runs with History or Education Studies. The department also offers an MA in Theology and Religious Studies. As a department we are seeking to help you explore the big … Continue reading Religion at BGU