Professor Nicola Slee

Theologian, Poet and Director of Research at the Queen's Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham

Nicola has wide-ranging experience of adult education and has a particular interest in feminist theology, practical theology and the role of poetry and the arts in Christian education and life.

She is also Professor of Feminist Practical Theology (the Queen’s chair) at The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Visiting Professor at the University of Chester.

Virtual lectures

Nicola is available to deliver her lectures online, via Zoom or streaming. Please ask about this option when making your booking.


Faith and Feminism (DLT)
Women's Faith Development (Ashgate)
Praying Like a Woman (SPCK)
The Book of Mary (SPCK)
Seeking the Risen Christa (SPCK)
Making Nothing Happen: Five Poets Explore Faith and Spirituality (Ashgate)
Sabbath: the Hidden Heartbeat of our Lives (DLT)
Fragments for Fractured Times: What Feminist Practical Theology Brings to the Table (SCM)
Abba, Amma: Improvisations on the Prayer of Jesus (Canterbury Press)

Lecture titles

  • Sabbath: The Hidden Heartbeat of our Lives¬†
  • Fragments for Fractured Times
  • Abba, Amma: Improvisations on the Prayer of Jesus
  • An Introduction to Christian Feminist Theology
  • Mary: Ideal Woman, Impossible Saint or Feminine Divine?
  • Poetry and Faith