You are invited to join us for our first John Cranmer Memorial Foundation Lecture.
Join Martin Palmer as he explores:
- Has the whole of evolution/creation taken place just for us?
- Can we retell the Genesis stories to free us from this dangerous illusion?
- What do other stories of origin tell us about living inside a better story?
Martin Palmer is a visiting professor in religion, history and nature at the University of Winchester. An Anglican Christian, author, and regular broadcaster he is Secretary General of the Alliance for Religions and Conservation.
There will be a reception at 6.30pm in the SCR (Main Building) before heading over to the University Chapel for the lecture at 7pm.
John Cranmer Memorial Foundation Lecture
This is the first John Cranmer Memorial Foundation Lecture at the University. John was a student on the two year teacher training course at King Alfred’s College from 1954 to 1956, studying craft and geography (in which he obtained a distinction). In 1984, he was appointed Principal of King Alfred's College at an uneasy time when many changes were taking place and there were concerns over finances. John retired in 1992, after eight years, and subsequently was ordained in St Mary’s Church, Crawley, serving as a non-stipendiary minister for many years. He continued his contact with the Winton Club and was a most energetic and diligent Year Secretary. John sadly passed away in 2013.