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Fatherhood’s Call to Duty

16 June 2014

My father-in-law had a great impact on my life. A father to four daughters, he always considered me the son he never had. In one of our farewell conversations before he died in 2005, I’ll never forget a particular word he used, a noble four-letter word that epitomized his own life: duty. When the Second […]

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Sharon Dirckx wins 2014 Speaking Volumes Christian Book Award

14 May 2014

Congratulations to Oxford Centre For Christian Apologetics (OCCA) Academic Tutor and Wycliffe Hall Assistant Tutor Dr. Sharon Dirckx, whose book Why? Looking at God, evil and personal suffering (IVP, 2013) won the Adult category of the 2014 Speaking Volumes Christian Book Awards. Sharon received the award on 13th May 2014 at the Christian Resources Exhibition, […]

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Alister McGrath wins ECPA book award

1 May 2014

We are pleased to announce that Professor Alister McGrath, President of the OCCA and newly installed Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, has won the prestigious ECPA (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association) award for best non-fiction book of 2013, for his C. S. Lewis: A Life. The work, hailed by fellow C. […]

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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

3 April 2014

In this new book, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, former devout Muslim Dr. Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic spiritual journey from Islam to Christianity. A medical doctor by training with two master’s degrees in religious studies, Qureshi now dedicates his time to teaching, writing and speaking as the newest member of the apologetics team at Ravi […]

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Secularization, Its Control and Power

3 April 2014

Why am I a Christian? Michael Ramsden, Ravi Zacharias and Nabeel Qureshi Ravi Zacharias and Michael Ramsden speak on “Why I Am A Christian” at the University of Uppsala in Sweden. On 2nd April Ravi Zacharias, Michael Ramsden and Nabeel Qureshi spoke on the subject of secularism at the University of Uppsala in Sweden.  This was […]

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Tom Price on Hollywood’s Noah

3 April 2014

The new Hollywood blockbuster Noah, starring Russell Crow, Emma Watson and Anthony Hopkins is currently topping the US Box Office.  Russell Crowe topped UK headlines this week after visiting the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Reverend Justin Welby at Lambeth Palace to discuss faith and spirituality. You can find out more about this visit here. […]

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Amy Orr-Ewing, Keynote Speaker New Wine Worship Conference

21 March 2014

Amy Orr-Ewing is the keynote speaker at New Wine Worship Conference in Leeds. The New Wine Worship Conference is for worship leaders and teams, and anyone wanting to grow in their worship of God. Find updates on twitter & watch the video below for more about the conference:   Tweets about “#nwworship @amyorrewing”  

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Christian Book Awards 2014

Nominations for Christian book awards

20 March 2014

Last year marked the publication of two significant books by lecturers at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. Both Rev Prof Alister McGrath’s C. S. Lewis: A Life and Dr Sharon Dirckx’s Why? Looking at God, Evil and Personal Suffering have been listed in the 2014 Speaking Volumes Christian Book Awards. For further details and […]

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