'What Survives Death' – Faith and Thought Symposium 2016
This event took place on 8th October 2016 - if you were unable to attend the full symposium you can listen to the three main papers here:
1. Disability and Resurrection
Dr Sally Nelson is a Baptist minister and Baptist Tutor at St Barnabas Theological Centre, Sheffield, teaching doctrine and pastoral studies. She read chemistry before completing a PhD in theology focused on the question of suffering. She has also studied and taught theology of disability. These interests are rooted in the dual experiences of having a special needs daughter and working in hospice chaplaincy.
2. The Philosophy of Death
Professor Keith Ward is a Philosopher, theologian, priest and scholar. He has lectured widely and written extensively on a range of subjects including the analysis of minds, brains, persons and souls from which he derives the position of ‘dual-aspect idealism’
3. Near Death Experiences
The Very Reverend Professor Gordon McPhate, is Dean of Chester Cathedral. He is also a trained Pathologist and a member of the Royal College of Physicians, who has had a near-death experience himself.