Hannah Swithinbank is a thinker and writer.
Her blog looks at a range of things, including books, films and other media, as well as life, generally, often through the lens of Christian theology and practice.
Forthcoming 2019, with Richard Gower and Naomi Foxwood: ‘Sustained by Faith: the role of Christian belief and practice in living sustainably’ in Handbook of Sustainability and Humanities: linking social values, theology and spirituality towards sustainability, eds. Walter Leal Filho and Adriana Consorte McCrea.
Forthcoming 2019: Poverty in the Early Church and Today eds Steve Walton and Hannah Swithinbank (in press with Bloomsbury T&T Clark), including chapter, ‘The ‘Undeserving Poor’: The Rhetoric and Theological Development of a Problematic Category’
2017: Made in the Image of God: the importance of the imago dei for issues in international development, eds. David Westlake, Krish Kandiah and Hannah Swithinbank (Tearfund)
2016: Review of Connolly, J. (2015) The Life of Roman Republicanism in the Journal of Roman Studies 106
2015: The ‘Undeserving Poor’: The Rhetoric and Theological Development of a Problematic Category, presented at Poverty in the Early Church and Today (St Mary’s University, Twickenham)
2012: Review of Robb, Maggie. (2010) Beyond Populares and Optimates: Political Language in the Late Republic (Historia Einzelschriften 213) in The Journal of Roman Studies 102.
2011: A Call to Arms: Sallust’s Presentation of the creation of the ‘People’ as a political unit, presented at the Classical Association (CA) Conference, Durham.
2010: ‘The corruption of the constitution? Pompeius’ eastern commands and the changing res publica,’ presented at UNISA Classics Colloquium, Pretoria
2010: ‘Driving out the Enemy: Cicero’s Philippics and the danger of exclusionary rhetoric,’ presented at Cicero Awayday VI, Newcastle