Transforming formation

At St Augustine’s, we commit ourselves to providing theological education that equips men and women for the practical knowledge of God, the knowledge that changes things, that makes its mark on us and those we serve. In our programmes, we have students preparing for ordained ministry and for licensed lay ministry, as well as students engaging with theology for their personal interest, discipleship or as part of a process of vocational discernment.

The Revd Dr Alan Gregory

“What we shall be is yet to be revealed”
1 John 3.2

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A new chapter for non-residential formation in the south east of England

As we launch our new website, celebrating our new name – St Augustine’s College of Theology – we look to our past as well as our future. Since the foundation of the Southwark Ordination Course in 1959, and through 20 years as SEITE, we have offered an education that is distinctive, thorough, and utterly necessary for the mission of the Church. As St Augustine’s College of Theology, we are maintaining and developing the vision of embedded, contextual formation. What was innovative in 1959 is now familiar, and today non-residential colleges take their place alongside their…

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Science Fiction – driven by wonder

Science fiction is driven, not by rockets or lasers or robots, but by wonder. The vastness of space, the mystery of the shattered atom, the possibilities of technology—all push the reader to awe-struck questions: what are we, and what will we be, when the secrets are known? The Psalmist stared at the heavens and wondered that too: “What is man, that Thou art mindful of him?” Listen to our Principal, the Rev. Dr Alan Gregory, in conversation with David Grubbs for Christian Humanist, talking about his award-winning book: Science Fiction Theology: Beauty and the Transformation of…

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