The Resilient Disciple – A Lenten Journey from Adversity to Maturity
 is the title of a new book by The Ven. Dr Justine Allain Chapman, Archdeacon of Boston. 

To coincide with the publication of the book, a series of events are planned, and some initial details appear below.

The Resilient Disciple – book launch and reflective times with The Ven. Dr Justine Allain Chapman:

Tuesday, 22nd January 2019 (4.15pm, followed by a Service of Evensong at 5.30pm)
Launch event and taster in Lincoln Cathedral Chapter House. The book will be available to buy. This is a free event.

Saturday, 16th February 2019 (2–5pm)
A quiet and reflective afternoon at the Cathedral Centre, Lincoln, with reflections from The Resilient Disciple and suggestions on how to use them personally and with others. Cost: £10.

Monday, 18th March 2019 (1–4pm)
A quiet and reflective afternoon at the Cathedral Centre, Lincoln, with reflections from The Resilient DiscipleFocusing on Peter: falling, faithful and fruitful. Cost: £10.

Saturday 6th April 2019 (2–5pm)
A quiet and reflective afternoon at the Cathedral Centre, Lincoln, with reflections from The Resilient Disciple. Helping us to prepare for Holy Week. Cost: £10.

Booking is required for the afternoon sessions. The three workshops may be booked together for a discounted price of £25. It will be possible to book places through the cathedral website in due course.

To be published by SPCK, more details on the above title may be found here.

Lincoln Theological Network Lecture Series 2019

Details of forthcoming events for the Lincoln Theological Network Lecture Series have also been published. To be held in Lincoln Cathedral, Chapter House, the details are as follows:

Tuesday, 26th February 2019 (7–8.30pm)
 Texts, lies and social media – Judeophobia and the Church
The Revd Bruce D. Thompson, Chair Lincolnshire Methodist District, Author of Echoes of Contempt: A History of Judeophobia and the Christian Church (Wipf and Stock, 2018)

‘Throughout his ministry Bruce has sought to develop inter-faith relations and in particular to raise awareness in the Church of religious prejudice. He is also co-founder and Chair of Methodist Friends of Judaism.’


Saturday, 7th September 2019 (3–4.30pm) On William Blake’s Theology
Dr Sibylle Erle, Reader in English Literature in the School of Humanities at Bishop Grosseteste University, author and co-editor of the two-volume collection titled The Reception of William Blake in Europe (Bloomsbury, 2019)


Friday, 18th October 2019 (7–8.30pm) Preserving the Penultimate: The Church and Healthcare, As seen through the eyes of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Albert Schweitzer
Dr Robert Mark Jaggs-Fowler, Physician, author of The Healing Enigma: The Physician-Priest in the 21st Century (Troubador, 2018)

Further information will follow in due course. Tickets (£5) each will be available from Lincoln Cathedral shop, Unicorn Books at Lincoln Market, and at the door.