Campion Hall

La Pieta of Cigoli
Into your handsAn artistic pilgrimage through Holy WeekA series of three talks looking at three different depictions of the deposition of Christ, organised by the Master of Campion Hall, Fr James Hanvey SJ.La Pieta of Cigoli at Campion HallA talk by Professor Frank T Kennedy SJIn the same seriesThe Deposition of Christ by The Master of Delft at Christ Church Picture GalleryA talk by the Very Revd Prof Martin Percy, Dean of Christchurch and Jacqueline Thalmann, Curator of the Picture...
Andean Angels credit Cris Fajardo
An increasingly important idea in modern Christian communication is that of religious inculturation, the challenge of making biblical topics and themes meaningful and appealing within differing human cultures. A good example is the different ways in which the Holy Family’s flight into Egypt is depicted in different cultures. Commonly in the West the family pictured as fleeing from persecution is fair-skinned, with Mary and her baby seated on a donkey being led along the road by Joseph. The Holy...
The adoration of the shepherds, Asmolean Museum
A series of talks curated by Campion Hall: contemplating the nativity in AdventThe Adoration of the ShepherdsThe Picture Gallery, Christ ChurchA talk byThe Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy (Dean of Christ Church)Jacqueline Thalmann (Curator of the Picture Gallery) Saturday 12th December  4pmThe talks are free of charge and all are welcome 
René Girard
René Girard, regarded as one of the most influential – and often controversial – thinkers of the modern age, has died in California at the age of 91. He was recognised in numerous ways: most significantly as an ‘Immortal’ member of the French Academy and an honorary doctor of Heythrop College, University of London. His books offered a bold and dynamic vision of human nature, history and destiny.Described as "the new Darwin of the human sciences" by Professor Michel Serres of Stanford University...
library book shelves
Following the decision that Heythrop will cease to be a constituent college of the University of London in 2018, the Jesuits in Britain are undertaking a process to review and discern the vision that will shape their future work in the intellectual sphere.That sphere comprises teaching and research in theology, philosophy, and allied disciplines; the work of training for lay and ordained ministry; adult Christian formation of due intellectual rigour; and a contribution from its areas of...
English language summer school participants with Fr James Hanvey SJ
Fifteen Jesuits from twelve different countries participated in this years Jesuit English Language Summer School (ELSS) at Campion Hall, Oxford, an annual course organized by the British Province for Jesuits who want to improve their English skills. The four week long course was offered at the pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced level.The ELSS is much more than a month of just learning English. The students are given the opportunity to get to know the British Jesuit province and have a...
Michael Suarez SJ
President Obama has announced more key administration posts which include Campion Hall Visiting Fellow, Reverend Michael Suarez SJ, as a Member of the National Council on the Humanities.  Fr Michael recently gave the outstanding Lyell Lectures in the Weston Library in Oxford. The National Council on the Humanities comprises a board of twenty six distinguished private citizens appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. Members serve staggered six year terms during which...
Joe was born in Portsmouth, and after education at St Francis Xavier’s in Liverpool and at Portsmouth Grammar School, entered the novitiate in Harlaxton in 1951 at the age of 18. Between philosophy and theology (both at Heythrop in Oxfordshire) he studied for a teaching certificate in Roehampton, and an MA in Classical Mods and Greats at Campion Hall, returning to SFX Liverpool for regency. He was ordained in 1966, made his tertianship in St Beuno’s under Paul Kennedy, and then undertook...
The Campion Hall Garden Party was held on Thursday 11 June in glorious sunshine and with the garden looking its best.Guests included the Regius Professor of Divinity, Graham Ward, Professors and academics from the University of Oxford as well as guests from Georgetown University, Washington, scholars from Australia, the Philippines and Chile and many friends of the Hall.For those who have been coming for many years, the Campion Hall Garden party is one of the highlights of the summer. ...
Campion Hall holds regular events for the alumni of Jesuit schools and colleges around the world who are studying at Oxford.  The next event is a summer party in the beautiful Campion Hall gardens as term draws to a close.For more information contact Fr James Campbell SJ

Pages