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Medi Volpe on a Contemplative Theology of the "In Between"
21st July 2018 • Church Life Today • Church Life Today
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Have you ever felt in between not quite sure where to fit? Today's guest on our show, she gets that. Except that, for her, the point has not been to fit somewhere rather than another place, but instead to creatively, and faithfully, abide in between. Medi Volpe describes herself as a contemplative theologian, called to the work of motherhood. She is a lecturer in theology and ethics in Durham University in the UK, she researches identity in formation in Christian practice, especially in her book, 'Rethinking Christian Identity: Doctrine and Discipleship'. She has experience with large communities founded by John Vanier and has a scholarly and a personal interest in thinking at the intersection of theology and intellectual disability. She is invested in the Catechesis of the Good Shephard (Check out: to learn more), and all that it offers in forming children in the faith. On these and other topics, she has spoken at numerous conferences all over the globe, including a Liturgy Symposium held at the University of Notre Dame, devoted to the Sacramental Catechist. ------ Resources: Rethinking Christian Identity: Doctrine and Discipleship: ------ Live: Follow Redeemer Radio on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram: @RedeemerRadio Follow McGrath Institute for Church Life on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram: @McGrathND Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud