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Call for Papers: Grounding the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference

Grounding the Sacred through Literature and the Arts Conference 

Thursday 23 July to Sunday 26 July 2015 inclusive

Australian Catholic University

25A Barker Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Grounding the Sacred is the third in a series of conferences presented by The Sacred in Literature and the Arts (SLA), a community of interest that brings Australian and international writers, artists, musicians, academics, religious and members of the general public together to explore the interplay between the arts and the sacred.

Please follow the link for more information: Grounding the Sacred 2015

Just Art: Social Justice Through Art

Associate Professor Lindsay Farrell (ACU) will be presenting a public lecture on Social Justice through art at 6pm on 16 October. For more details, please see the attached flyer.

Lindsay Farrell Public Lecture

Position Available – Principal of Youthworks College – Sydney

Youthworks College
Location: Loftus
Date advertised: 28th July 2014
Job Type: Full time 
Closing Date: 22nd August 2014

Anglican Youthworks is seeking to appoint a Principal for Youthworks College following the appointment of the interim principal, the Rev Andrew Nixon, to be the Mission Director of Anglican Retirement Villages.

This strategically important position for the training of children’s and youth ministers for the Diocese of Sydney and beyond, requires a visionary educator with strong leadership ability, who has extensive experience and outstanding expertise in ministry to young people.

A high degree in theology is essential, as is an affinity for the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Sydney.

The successful applicant will stand firmly in the protestant, reformed and evangelical tradition. 

For information on the College visit:

Applications may be directed to the Rev Zachary Veron, CEO, Anglican Youthworks, PO Box A287, Sydney South NSW 1235 or by email to

Reminder – You are invited to the ANZATS Seminar this Friday 22 August – On Line Learning and Theological Education

You are invited to the next Brisbane Australian and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools (ANZATS) seminar which will be held on August 22 at Malyon College at Mitchelton from 1pm to 3.30 pm.
Ian Hussey, who is director of On Line Development at Malyon will speak about On Line Delivery of theological education.
We are also pleased to have members of the local chapter of ANZTLA Nica and Sarah who will speak on “Learning & teaching online experiences: LEO at MacAuley Library, ACU & and Lyndelle and Anna who will speak on OLE at Trinity Theological Library, Trinity College.

Sydney College of Divinity Conference – Teaching Theology in a Technical Age

Sydney College of Divinity Conference – Teaching Theology in a Technical Age

will be held on Friday 19 – Saturday 20 September, 2014

Plenary Speakers include:

Professor James Dalziel, Macquarie University
 Dr Jan-Albert van den Berg, University of the Free State
 Dr Michael Jensen (formerly Moore College) Rector of St
Mark’s Anglican Church, Darling Point

The call for papers has been extended beyond the  31st July 2014 deadline

Paper proposals should be sent to Professor James Harrison (

There will be two streams of papers during the conference, those discussing
pedagogical issues relating to technology, and those discussing the theological
and social implications of technology

SCD Conf brochure 2014EXT CALL (1)

Studies in Religion – Theology Seminars at UQ

1st August, 2-3.15 pm Room E319 Forgan Smith Building
Neil Pembroke and Ray Reddicliffe: ‘The Healthcare Chaplain and Organizational Spirituality: Theology and Practice’

5th September, 2-3pm, Room E319 Forgan Smith
David McEwan: ‘Love, Holiness and Happiness; But is the Greatest of These Love?’

3rd October, 2-3pm, Room E319 Forgan Smith
David Pitman: ‘The Relevance of Reinhold Niebuhr for the Contemporary Academy and Church’

7th November, 2-3pm, Room E319 Forgan Smith
Anita Monro: ‘“It’s such a shame you’re not in a congregation!” Reclaiming the Diaconal Role of the Presbyter

Further details can be found at

Position Available – Chief Operating Officer SCD

The Sydney College of Divinity, a Higher Education Provider of accredited degrees, seeks a Chief Operating Officer. The person appointed should have a degree in business or accounting, ideally postgraduate, strong operations and management experience, and demonstrated skill in financial planning and administration. CPA preferred; familiarity with Higher Education an advantage; expected to support the ecumenical Christian mission.

Applications close 20 August 2014. Request for job description and enquiries to the Dean: 02 9889 1969; Website

The College reserves the right not to make an appointment.