University of Glasgow Chapel, 12 June 2019, 5.45- 7.15pm.

Published: 4 June 2019

An evening with Tina Beattie, Mark Dowd and David Jasper.

12 June 2019, 5.45pm

Confessions and Contradictions:
What does Catholic writing mean today?



An evening with Tina Beattie, Mark Dowd and David Jasper

Join us in the magnificent University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel for a lively evening of discussion and analysis of the themes presented in the latest novel by Professor Tina Beattie, The Good Priest.

A synopsis of the story and reviews of this book can be found here.

The discussions will be moderated by Julie Clague, Lecturer in Catholic Theology (Theology & Religious Studies) at the University of Glasgow.

Wine and nibbles will be served.




Professor Tina Beattie is a British writer and broadcaster. She is the Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of Roehampton in London and Director of the Digby Stuart Research Centre for Catholic Studies.


Mark Dowd is an award-winning broadcaster and journalist who has worked for the BBC, Channel 4, The Times and The Guardian. His cutting-edge documentaries include Queer and Catholic, Abused and Catholic, Tsunami: Where was God? and God is Green. Dowd was raised a Roman Catholic and studied to be a priest at Blackfriars, Oxford before choosing a career in journalism. He is the author of Queer and Catholic: A Life of Contradiction.  


Professor David Jasper is Professor Emeritus at the University of Glasgow where he was Professor of Literature and Theology and Dean of Divinity. He is Canon Theologian at St. Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow.




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First published: 4 June 2019