Julia Thwaites secured a Janette Gray scholarship to undertake a PhD at Trinity College, examining the intersection between pleasure, sin and repression.
For Julia Thwaites, theology was the ‘open window’ that allowed her to find a new creative pathway after a career in visual arts. For her, theological study was a new way to make art, and, though it didn’t fit the traditional arts career trajectory, she found it immensely satisfying. Now, Julia is taking her creativity a step further, having secured a scholarship to pursue a PhD provisionally titled ‘Spiritual Combat: Christian Opposition of Soul and Body as Anatomised Through Pleasure’ at Trinity College Theological School.
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