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Staying with the Trouble

19 EpisodesProduced by William Temple FoundationWebsite

Staying with the Trouble - a series of podcasts from the William Temple Foundation. Conversations about the troubles facing society and the insights public theology can bring to them. Hosted by Tim Howles and produced by Rosie Dawson, both Associate Research Fellows at the Foundation.

19 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

Kathryn Fitzsimons, Staying with the Trouble 3.0

July 19th, 2022


Canon Kathryn Fitzsimons, Anglican priest of two parishes in highly contrasting areas of Leeds, reflects on some of the costs to challenging poverty and inequality in the city, and engaging with power structures to …

Jamie Jones Buchanan, Staying With the Trouble 3.0

July 12th, 2022


Jamie Jones Buchanan, interim Head Coach of Leeds Rhinos Rugby League club, reflects on how sport can transform lives and outlooks for those facing …

Carol Tomlin, Staying With the Trouble 3.0

July 5th, 2022


Rev Dr Carol Tomlin reflects on her Leeds childhood as part of the Windrush generation, and how her role as both an academic educator and a …

Simon Phillips, Staying with the Trouble 3.0

June 27th, 2022


Simon Phillips discusses his work as an interfaith leader and community engagement officer with Leeds Jewish Housing Association as both the Jewish community and wider city seek to develop compassion in the context of …

Mary Brennan, Staying with the Trouble 3.0

June 16th, 2022


Mary Brennan talks about her work as a Leeds Poverty Truth Commissioner and the impacts poverty has on peoples' lives and wellbeing in her local neighbourhood of Cross Green.

Tom Riordan, Staying with the Trouble 3.0

June 7th, 2022


Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council discusses how his childhood experiences have shaped his values and leadership approach in the face of the challenges and opportunities facing Leeds and the North of …

Andrew Grinnell (Staying with the Trouble 2.0)

June 8th, 2021


Andrew Grinnell, co-director of the Poverty Truth Commission Network, describes the gifts and the wounds he has encountered whilst living alongside those experiencing poverty.

Mark Tan (Staying with the Trouble 2.0)

June 1st, 2021


Mark Tan, intensive care doctor in Manchester, explains how understanding medicine as an act of faith helps deal with the uncertainty of a global …

Anderson Jeremiah (Staying with the Trouble 2.0)

May 25th, 2021


Anderson Jeremiah discusses how being a Dalit has shaped his theology, and his work on the Archbishops' anti-racism taskforce.

Maria Power (Staying with the Trouble 2.0)

May 18th, 2021


Maria Power describes her own experience of The Troubles in Northern Ireland and explains how it has had an important influence on her academic work on peacebuilding.

Andrew Graystone (Staying with the Trouble 2.0)

May 11th, 2021


The writer and theologian Andrew Graystone reflects on his work of accompanying those who have survived sexual abuse within the church.

Katharine Hayhoe (Staying with the Trouble 2.0)

May 4th, 2021


Atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe recounts some of the troubles she has faced when talking about climate change with evangelical Christians and …

Anna Rowlands (Staying with the Trouble)

November 17th, 2020


Anna Rowlands is St Hilda Associate Professor of Catholic Social Thought and Practice at Durham University and author of the report “For  Our Welfare …

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne (Staying with the Trouble)

November 10th, 2020


Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, Professor of Intellectual Disability and Palliative Care at Kingston University and a longstanding member of the L’Arche community, reflects on troubles of trust, grief and COVID-19.

Azariah France-Williams (Staying with the Trouble)

November 3rd, 2020


Azariah France-Williams, an Anglican priest working for the ecumenical HeartEdge initiative in Manchester, explores the trouble of institutional racism and the Church of England. His book Ghost Ship was published …

Tobias Cremer (Staying with the Trouble)

October 27th, 2020


Tobias Cremer discusses the troubling relationship between religion and the new wave of national populist movements.

Hannah Malcolm (Staying with the Trouble)

October 20th, 2020


Hannah Malcolm explains the trouble of climate grief and how she wrestles with ecological collapse as an eco-theologian and activist. Her new book

Jarel Robinson-Brown (Staying with the Trouble)

October 13th, 2020


Jarel Robinson-Brown describes the troubles he’s faced as an academic researching the African origins of Christianity and as a Christian member of the LGBTQ community.

Trailer (Staying with the Trouble)

October 6th, 2020


Staying with the Trouble is a new podcast series from the William Temple Foundation. The podcast is hosted by Tim Howles and produced by Rosie Dawson, both Associate Research Fellows at the Foundation.

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