The panel discussion to launch Bloch’s Atheism in Christianity took a closer, more nuanced look at the relationship between religion and society, inspired by Bloch’s epigraph, ‘Only an atheist can be a good Christian; only a Christian can be a good atheist’.
Listen to the podcast of the talk here.
Held at Birkbeck College, London, 17 October, the panellists were:
Jane Shaw, Dean of Divinity, Chaplain and Fellow (New College, Oxford)
Peter Thompson, Director, Centre for Ernst Bloch Studies (Sheffield)
Ben Morgan (Worcester College, Oxford)
Eric Kaufmann (Birkbeck)
George Pitcher (Chair) Religion Editor of The Daily Telegraph &The Sunday Telegraph