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Lectures with Sarah Coakley

Lectures with Sarah Coakley

By Sarah Coakley
Recordings of lectures by the Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley, formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. Lectures are largely from Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes' School of Theology and Prayer.
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The Spirituality of the Rule of Benedict: Mutual "Listening" to God and the Building of Transformative Communities
The Rev. Professor Sarah Coakley and Fr. Luigi Gioia discuss 'The Spirituality of the Rule of Benedict: Mutual "Listening" to God and the Building of Transformative Communities'. This is the fourth and final session on 'Deepening Prayer in a Time of Pandemic and Social Unrest', held via webinar at Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, Washington DC.    If you would like more information about the School of Theology and Prayer, to access the handout from this session, or to listen to this as a podcast, visit: https://www.asa-dc.org/formation-archive   Taught by:    Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She is an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence at the Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes.   Fr Luigi Gioia was a Benedictine Monk for 25 years in Italy and France and is now Assistant Priest and Head of Formation at the Anglican Parish of St Paul Knightsbridge in London. He was a professor of systematic theology at the Pontifical University of Sant'Anselmo in Rome for many years and now is a research associate at the Von Hügel Institute for Critical Catholic Inquiry at Cambridge University (UK). A retreat leader in several countries, he is the author of several books of spirituality, including Say It to God: In Search of Prayer (the Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2018) and Touched by God: The Way to Contemplative Prayer.
01:01:51
August 7, 2020
The Problem of Negative "Thoughts" in Prayer According to the Desert Tradition: Approaching Sickness through the Lens of Deepened Prayer
The Rev. Professor Sarah Coakley and Fr. Martin Laird, OSA discuss 'The Problem of Negative "Thoughts" in Prayer According to the Desert Tradition: Approaching Sickness through the Lens of Deepened Prayer'. This is the third of four sessions on 'Deepening Prayer in a Time of Pandemic and Social Unrest', held via webinar at Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, Washington DC.    If you would like more information about the School of Theology and Prayer, to access the handout from this session, or to listen to this as a podcast, visit: https://www.asa-dc.org/school-of-theology-and-prayer.html   Taught by:   Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She is an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence at the Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes.   Fr. Martin Laird, O.S.A., is an Augustinian friar and Professor of Early Christian Studies at Villanova University.  He has written a host of articles on books chiefly in patristics and Christian contemplative life, especially Into the Silent Land; A Sunlit Absence; and An Ocean of Light from Oxford University Press.  Fr. Martin lectures widely throughout the United States, Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland.
01:01:22
July 29, 2020
The Desert Fathers and Mothers: Rediscovering the Early Monastic Tradition and Its Surprising Application to Today's Crises
The Rev. Professor Sarah Coakley discusses 'The Desert Fathers and Mothers: Rediscovering the Early Monastic Tradition and Its Surprising Application to Today's Crises'. This is the second of four sessions on 'Deepening Prayer in a Time of Pandemic and Social Unrest', held via webinar at Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, Washington DC. If you would like more information about the School of Theology and Prayer, to access the handout from this session, or to listen to this as a podcast, visit: https://www.asa-dc.org/school-of-theology-and-prayer.html   Taught by:   Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She is an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence at the Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes.
01:01:02
July 23, 2020
Deepening Prayer: How Do I Begin Again When Prayer Seems Impossible?
Fr. Martin Smith and the Rev. Dr. Sarah Coakley discuss beginning prayer again in the midst of crisis. This is the first of four sessions on 'Deepening Prayer in a Time of Pandemic and Social Unrest', held via webinar at Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, Washington DC.    If you would like more information about the School of Theology and Prayer, to access the handout from this session, or to watch this as a video, visit this link.   Taught by:    Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She is an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence at the Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes.   Fr. Martin L. Smith, an Episcopal priest, is an author, preacher, and retreat leader. He lives in Washington, D.C.
01:02:40
July 15, 2020
Trinity Sunday: The Doctrine of the Trinity: What does it Mean and Why do We Need It?
The fourth session of the Eastertide 2020 series held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington DC. Taught by: Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
59:24
June 10, 2020
Pentecost: The Coming of the Spirit: What sort of “Interruption”?
The third session of the Eastertide 2020 series held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington DC. Taught by: Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
01:00:20
June 3, 2020
Ascension: What Does It Mean For Us That "Christ Ascended Into Heaven"?
The second session of the Eastertide 2020 series held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C.. Taught by: Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence. Professor William Werpehowski, Chair of the Department of Theology, and McDevitt Chair in Catholic Theology at Georgetown University. 
01:01:12
May 27, 2020
Eastertide: Resurrection: How Can I Believe in it?
The first session of the Eastertide 2020 series held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C.. We had some issues with audio during the first 20 minutes or so. There may be some moments where a word or phrase is unclear, particularly between 15-17 minutes in.  Taught by: Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
01:01:03
May 18, 2020
Lent: Paul on the Death of Christ and our "Justification"
The third session of ‘Challenging themes for Lent’, held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C.. Taught by: Dr. A. Katherine Grieb, Meade Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Virginia Theological Seminary.  Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
55:16
April 3, 2020
Lent: How does Christ Save? Varieties of Theories of Atonement
The second session of ‘Challenging themes for Lent’, held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C..  Taught by: Dr. Nicholas Lombardo, OP. Dominican House of Studies and Faculty of Theology, Catholic University of America.  Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
59:40
April 3, 2020
Lent: Incarnation and Passion with Rowan Williams
The first session of ‘Challenging themes for Lent’, held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C.. Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams responds to questions from Sarah Coakley as he discusses his book Christ the Heart of Creation (2018).  Taught by: +Rowan Williams is the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury and now Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge.  Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
58:50
March 20, 2020
Epiphany: Prayer as Struggle and Temptation
The second of two Epiphany sessions on prayer, held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C.. In this session, we turn to the issue of temptation and disturbance in prayer, and to the ordering of desires that prayer engenders. We will focus on the gospel Temptation narratives (in anticipation of Lent), and on Paul's extraordinary discussion of Christian prayer in Romans 8. Taught by: Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
38:53
March 20, 2020
Epiphany: Why should we pray and what is prayer for?
The first of two Epiphany sessions on prayer, held at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C. Taught by: Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
47:28
March 3, 2020
Challenging Themes for Advent: Hope
The fourth session of Challenging Themes for Advent at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C. Taught by: Dr. David Elliot. Elliot is an Assistant Professor of Moral Theology/Ethics at Catholic University of America, and is author of the book Hope and Christian Ethics (Cambridge, 2017). Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
49:18
January 19, 2020
Challenging Themes for Advent: Repentance and Confession
The third session of Challenging Themes for Advent at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C. Taught by: Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and St. Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence. Father Dominique Peridans. Formerly a member of the L'Arche community and the Congregation of St. Jean, Peridans is rector of Ascension and St. Agnes.
58:48
January 19, 2020
Challenging Themes for Advent: Divine Judgement
The second session of Challenging Themes for Advent at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C. Taught by the Rev. Dr. Katherine Sonderegger. Sonderegger holds the William Meade Chair in Systematic Theology at Virginia Theological Seminary.
47:45
January 19, 2020
Challenging Themes for Advent: Incarnation
The first session of Challenging Themes for Advent at the School of Theology and Prayer, at Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes in Washington D.C. Taught by Rev'd Professor Sarah Coakley. Coakley was formerly Norris-Hulse Professor at the University of Cambridge. She has recently joined the Episcopal Parish of Ascension and S Agnes as an assisting priest and theologian-in-residence.
55:48
January 19, 2020