Hook Lecture 2016: Lord Bhikhu Parekh

This year’s Hook Lecture will be delivered by Lord Bhikhu Parekh, who will be talking about British identity and the role of religion. Thursday 17th November 7.30pm at Leeds Minster, LS2 7DJ Admission is free but by ticket only. To reserve one please contact LCI...

Hook Lecture 2015

This year’s Hook Lecture will be delivered by Revd Prof Frances Young, who will be talking about the vocation of people with severe learning disabilities, drawing on her son’s experiences and journey of faith. Tuesday 10th November 7.30pm at Leeds Minster, LS2 7DJ...
Thoughts on the 2014 Hook lecture from Sara Maitland

Thoughts on the 2014 Hook lecture from Sara Maitland

Thoughts on the 2014 Hook lecture from Sara Maitland Stroma McDermott Her theme was derived from placard slogans during the textile strikes in Lawrence. Massachusetts in 1912, eventually named ‘the bread and roses strikes’ by socialist union organizer Rose...
Hook Lecture 2014

Hook Lecture 2014

Sara Maitland: Bread and Roses connecting Justice and Joy.  Thursday 13th November, 7.30pm at Leeds Minster, LS2 7DJ. Admission is free but by ticket only.  To reserve one please contact LCI at events@leedschurchinstitute.org or tel 0113 391 7928. Online tickets are...
Giles Fraser: Hook Lecture 2013 at Leeds Minster

Giles Fraser: Hook Lecture 2013 at Leeds Minster

The 2013 Hook Lecture will be given by Giles Fraser, priest-in-charge at St Mary’s Newington in south London, former canon chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral, columnist for the Guardian and frequently Radio 4 contributor. The lecture is entitled Original Helplessness...
Mona Siddiqui: Faith in Public Life

Mona Siddiqui: Faith in Public Life

The second Hook Lecture took place in November, following on from the success of Baroness Warnock’s lecture in 2011. This year we had the pleasure of hearing Mona Siddiqui OBE FRSE FRSA. As professor of Islamic and Interreligious studies at Edinburgh University and...