Book Group: Christ and the End of Meaning
Jul
9
to Aug 27

Book Group: Christ and the End of Meaning

This is an 8 week in-depth book study on one of my favorite theological texts. A book that happens to be almost unknown, long out of print, and very hard to get. But don't worry, if you sign up, you'll be able to download a PDF of the entire book. It's called Christ and the End of Meaning by Paul Hessert.

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Theology Beer Camp
Aug
18
to Aug 19

Theology Beer Camp

Join Tripp Fuller and myself for a very special two day event where we combine incendiary theological exploration with conversion, a live podcast and the very best in craft beer. Over the two days, Tripp and myself will battle it out with Process in one corner and Pyro in the other. 

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Losing the Lost Object: On Scapegoating, Ideology and Conversion
Aug
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

Losing the Lost Object: On Scapegoating, Ideology and Conversion

Theories sustain, and are sustained by, practices. Every esoteric field of intellectual inquiry generates its technicians - those who apply the theory to solve very human problems. The technology of theology is liturgy. There are two wings to pyrotheological practice - Transformance Art (TA)  and Decentering Practices (DP). In this seminar we'll explore how we can create TA experiences (in both already existing communities and new groups).

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Theology Beer Camp
Aug
25
to Aug 26

Theology Beer Camp

Join Tripp Fuller and myself for a very special two day event where we combine incendiary theological exploration with conversion, a live podcast and the very best in craft beer. Over the two days, Tripp and myself will battle it out with Process in one corner and Pyro in the other.

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Building on Fire
Sep
23
10:00am10:00am

Building on Fire

  • St Mark's Episcopal Church (NJ) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Often Christianity is presented as a set of spiritual experiences, religious rituals and dogmatic affirmations that enable us to interpret our world, escape it or inscribe ourselves more fully into it. In contrast, we'll explore an explosive understanding of faith that is concerned with transforming it. A transformation that can mean liberation in our personal lives, as well as in our wider society. I'd like to invite you to spend the day with me as we delve into these themes and unpack what life before death might actually look like.

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Pints and Parables
Sep
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Pints and Parables

Parables are a type of weaponised dis-course that knock us off course, onto radically new ones. They tactically confront us with disturbing truths we might otherwise miss and reveal what lies in darkness. At turns funny, poignant, irreverent and shocking, they cut into us with surgical precision, reaching deep into the hidden recesses of our soul, operating on those parts of our being that more direct speech can't touch.

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One Day We Might Live: The Land, Life and Legacy of C.S. Lewis
Oct
15
to Oct 19

One Day We Might Live: The Land, Life and Legacy of C.S. Lewis

  • Crawfordsburn Inn (N. Ireland) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join me in Northern Ireland for four days of walks, conversations and lounging around open fires with a whiskey while we explore the life of C.S. Lewis and engage with his ideas. There will be tours, debates, music and seminars. All happening in the stunning Crawfordsburn Inn (where Lewis often holidayed, and where he spent his honeymoon with Joy). This is an event for those who have been influenced by the work of C.S. Lewis and who want to engage critically with his body of work.

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Wake
Apr
15
to Apr 19

Wake

If you’ve ever wanted to be part of a festival that combines incendiary theological exploration with the very best in art, music, magic, comedy, whisky tastings and tours, then Wake is the place for you and this year will the the biggest and best yet

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Pints and Parables
May
26
6:30pm 6:30pm

Pints and Parables

Parables are a type of weaponised dis-course that knock us off course, onto radically new ones. They tactically confront us with disturbing truths we might otherwise miss and reveal what lies in darkness. At turns funny, poignant, irreverent and shocking, they cut into us with surgical precision, reaching deep into the hidden recesses of our soul, operating on those parts of our being that more direct speech can't touch.

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James White Lecture
May
12
to May 14

James White Lecture

  • First Congregational, Colarado Springs, CO (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Peter will be spending two days giving a lecture called "Uncertainty can be a Guiding Light: Christianity, Anxiety and the Absurd", a workshop on Transformance Art and a workshop on Decentering Practices.

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Wake
Apr
24
to Apr 27

Wake

  • Black Box, Belfast, NI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you’ve ever wanted to be part of a festival that combines incendiary theological exploration with the very best in art, music, magic, comedy, whisky tastings and tours, then Wake is the place for you.

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Pyro-Seminar: Sin, Drive and the Creature from Inner Space
Apr
15
10:00am10:00am

Pyro-Seminar: Sin, Drive and the Creature from Inner Space

With Alien: Covenant dropping in May, I’d like to offer you a deep reading of Prometheus that gives a glimpse into the psychoanalytic concept of Death Drive and a robust theological understanding of Sin. Concepts that reveal what it means to be (in)human and help to ground a pyrotheological understanding of Salvation.

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Pints & Parables: Enduring Love
Mar
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

Pints & Parables: Enduring Love

This month revolves around a comic book that Peter is currently working on called Enduring Love. The comic is set in the Lonely Forest - located just a stones throw from the famous Hundred Acre Wood - and follows the exploits of various tragic animals as they attempt to endure the exquisite horror of love.

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Atheism for Lent
Mar
1
to Apr 13

Atheism for Lent

By exploring atheism as a spiritual practice of purification, Atheism for Lent offers can a practice of exorcism powerful enough to cast out the religious dogmatism and festering fundamentalism that lurks within our souls.

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Building on Fire
Feb
25
10:00am10:00am

Building on Fire

Often Christianity is presented as a set of spiritual experiences, religious rituals and dogmatic affirmations that enable us to interpret our world, escape it or inscribe ourselves more fully into it. This day will explore an understanding of faith that is concerned with transforming it.

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Building On Fire
Jan
29
7:30pm 7:30pm

Building On Fire

Often Christianity is presented as a set of spiritual experiences, religious rituals and dogmatic affirmations that enable us to interpret our world, escape it or inscribe ourselves more fully into it. In contrast, we'll explore an explosive understanding of faith that is concerned with transforming it

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