The Wretched of the Church: Dominance and Submission

This lecture, first streamed live on 16 May 2023, explored the ways in which ecclesial power plays out in relation to race and human sexuality – building on themes raised in the speaker’s recent work Black, Gay, British, Christian, Queer: The Church and the Famine of Grace.


Fr Jarel Robinson-Brown is a priest in the Diocese of London, visiting Scholar in Contemporary
Spirituality at Sarum College, Salisbury and Co-Chair of the Global LGBT+ Christian Charity OneBodyOneFaith.

His research interests are in patristics, particularly the body, desire, gender and ethnicity in Late Antiquity.

Video link

You can find the video clip from Channel 4 mentioned in the lecture, It’s a Sin: Confronting your disapproving parents, on YouTube.

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