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The Return of Wisdom

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The Return of Wisdom

Saturday 11 May 2019
10.00am - 5.00pm

Location: St Mary's University, Twickenham

O Wisdom, you come forth from the mouth of the Most High!
You fill the universe and hold all things together in a strong yet gentle fashion.
O come to teach us the way of truth!

Hosted by the Centre for Initiatives in Spirituality and Reconciliation (InSpiRe) in collaboration with the English Province of the Order of Preachers (The Dominicans) and the Friends of Sophia.

A day exploring the riches of the wisdom tradition in a cross-disciplinary setting of theology, philosophy, dance, theatre, physics, art and spirituality. All are welcome!

Confirmed speakers

  • Elisabetta Canetta
  • Iain McKillop
  • Aleksandar Miljkovic
  • Dominic White OP


  • 9.30am: Arrivals, Registration and Coffee
  • 10am: Introduction and overview of the day: ‘An Overview of Sophiology’ Fr Dominic White OP
  • 11am: Break
  • 11.15am: ‘Art and Wisdom’: Rev’d Iain McKillop
  • 12.15pm:  Short Paper - Jen Muggleton: Movement and Stillness
  • 12.45pm: Short Paper - Annie Shaw: Ikons of Wisdom
  • 1.15pm: Lunch (Senior Common Room)
  • 2pm: Rhapsodic Theatre. Aleksander Miljkovic (The Drama Studio)
  • 3.30pm: Short break
  • 3.45pm: Stairway to Sophia: The shared journey of Physics, Theology, Philosophy and Art. Elisabetta Canetti
  • 4.45pm: Break
  • 5.30pm: Dance Performance: ‘Trinity on the Move’ Anthony Grimley and Company (Waldegrave Drawing Room)
  • 6.15pm: Finish
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Saturday 11 May 2019
10.00am - 5.00pm

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