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Thursday, 8 November 2018, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Money: The Root of All Evil, Or Our Salvation?

The Revd Canon Professor Richard Burridge

Jesus talked more about money than about anything else. Can the teachings of a penniless ancient ascetic be applied to debates about Brexit, protests about global capitalism, and wider investment not only in defence, alcohol or tobacco but also positively in the environment, sustainability and good governance? 

Professor Burridge considers ethical material across the New Treatment, drawing upon experience as the Deputy Chair of the Church of England's Ethical Investment Advisory Group.

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The Revd Canon Professor Richard Burridge is Visiting Professor of Ethics and Theology at Gresham College. He has been Dean of King's College London since 1994 and is thus responsible for overseeing the spiritual development and welfare of students and staff. Professor Burridge is also a Church of England priest and in 2008 he received a personal Chair in Biblical Interpretation at King’s College London.

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