University of Birmingham Visit 伯明翰大學團隊再訪

Ming Hua is delighted to welcome members of the University of Birmingham’s The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion to the College this May.

The visit marks the start of a new partnership between the two institutions, which will include joint scholarships and research projects.

It will also see a new edition of the prestigious Edward Cadbury Lectures delivered in Hong Kong.

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Mindfulness: An Ancient Wisdom Practice Meets Contemporary Society 講座: 認識正念

The practice of mindfulness is growing in popularity as people increasingly struggle to keep up with the competing demands of the modern world.

Taking its inspiration from Buddhist traditions, mindfulness uses secular forms of ancient spiritual exercises to help people re-engage with life and feel fully alive.

This form of mental training can transform destructive emotions and help people to break the cycles of anxiety, depression and exhaustion. 

But what does mindfulness have to do with Christianity?

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The World Set Free: Teaching the Strange, Familiar Christ 得自由的世界: 認識既熟悉又陌生的基督

Principal Gareth Jones gives a taste of his Jesus the Christ course which will run this autumn

It is a terrible, wonderful thing to teach a course on ‘Jesus the Christ’.

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Meet the Faculty: Rt Revd Patrick Yu 言說等身的牧者、老師──余天錫主教

余天錫主教為多倫多教區約克士嘉堡分區榮休主教。余主教生於香港,成長於香港,為香港聖公會聖士提反堂會友。余主教早年移居加拿大,於麥馬氏打大學 (McMaster University) 威克理夫神學院 (Wycliff College) 分別取得學士和碩士學位,及後於多倫多大學 (University of Toronto) 取得神道學博士學位。

余天錫主教現為明華神學院神學科高級講師,主要教授實踐神學。余主教卻說,「我個人認為,這世界實在是沒有實踐神學這一科的……因為每一神學科也必須能實踐,否則何用之有?」於余主教而言,實踐神學儼如他一生的總結,也是信徒在這科對的的主旨學習:要把自己所作的一切,帶入神學思考,因神學並非只是一味的「讀」,更要忠心活出來。對「神學」及「怎樣活出所學」也甚有要求的余主教,從他對 (香港) 信徒、社會處境的觀察,以至個人承擔,他又希望教授甚麼科目?

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Holy Week at Ming Hua 明華聖週活動

Ming Hua is delighted to welcome Brother Christopher John back to Hong Kong for Holy Week. As part of the special events the Collge puts on during Holy Week, he will be giving two addresses entitled: ‘With Francis and Clare at the Foot of the Cross’, followed by an opportunity for discussion and reflection.

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Cathars and Waldensians – a way back to a more varied Christian Europe 回溯中世紀歐洲基督教世界


Principal Professor Gareth Jones introduces the two main Christian movements that will be studied in the College’s next study trip to Europe.

The Cathars

The Cathars, whose name means the ‘Pure Ones’, were one of the most fascinating, unusual, and in the end tragic of all Christian movements in the medieval Church.

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