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New students matriculate despite the rain

October 15, 2018 @ 08:23
Despite the rain, thirty-nine new St Benet's Hall undergraduates and graduate students matriculated into the University of Oxford on Saturday 13 October.  Welcome!  They include those studying subjects new to St Benet's including Human Sciences, Global Diplomacy, Eastern Christian Studies and Modern South Asian Studies, and come from a total of 14 different countries, many European as well as China, Singapore, South Korea, USA and Pakistan....

Can nonsense make sense?

October 4, 2018 @ 08:06
On 24 September 2018 Dr Brian Klug, Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy, gave an invited lecture, 'Wittgenstein and the Divine: Can Nonsense Make Sense?' to the Research Centre 'Religion and Transformation in contemporary Society', University of Vienna....

New Master for St Benet's Hall

September 27, 2018 @ 10:39
Professor Richard Cooper has been appointed Master of St Benet’s Hall for the next academic year. Professor Cooper, a distinguished Oxford scholar of the European Renaissance, takes up the post following the departure of Werner Jeanrond who led the Hall for over five years until the end of August. In an Oxford career spanning forty years, Professor Cooper has held a variety of senior college roles and been deeply involved...

A Message from The Master, Professor Werner G Jeanrond, concerning Fr Bernard Green OSB.

August 14, 2018 @ 23:00
I am writing in the light of recent media coverage focusing on Fr Bernard Green OSB and St Benet’s. Fr Green, who died in 2013, taught at St Benet’s and elsewhere in the University for a number of years until 2012, following a conviction in 1996 for indecently assaulting a male pupil at Ampleforth College, and despite being barred from teaching young people under the age of nineteen. Some of...