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Nicholas Aroney Theological Reflections on the Nature and Function of Law 12 November 7-9 pm

Prof Nicholas Aroney Theological Reflections on the Nature and Function of Law

Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 7pm – 9pm
Location Brisbane School of Theology Taylor Room
1 Cross Street Toowong, Qld, 4066 RSVP by Friday, 8 November, 2019 by visiting

Nicholas Aroney Lecture Flyer (1)

UQ research seminar this Friday 27 September from 2pm to 4pm Neil Pembroke A Spirit-Word-Community Hermeneutic, Ray Reddicliffe Buber on Theology and Philosophy

UQ research seminar this Friday 27 September from 2pm to 4pm in E319 in Forgan Smith. At 2pm, Neil Pembroke is presenting a paper entitled, ‘A Spirit-Word-Community Hermeneutic for the “Preaching as Reimagination” Model’ (Respondent: Dave Benson). At 3pm Ray Reddicliffe will deliver a paper entitled, ‘Inter-disciplinary Dialogue between Theology and Philosophy: Buber’s Contribution to the Conversation’ (Respondent: Dean Smith).

Also, a member of our seminar group, Bruce Pass, has asked me to promote an open lecture at Brisbane School of Theology by Prof Nicholas Aroney entitled, ‘Theological Reflections on the Nature and Function of Law’. The flyer with all the details is attached.

UQ Theology seminar Friday September 27th – a Word-Spirit-Community hermeneutic & Martin Buber in Theology

The next UQ Theology seminar will be held on Friday September 27th 2pm to 4pm in the usual spot (E319 in Forgan Smith). It will feature Neil Pembroke and Ray Reddicliffe.  Neil is presenting a paper on a Word-Spirit-Community hermeneutic in preaching that is aimed at reimagining our world (a la Brueggemann). Ray’s paper uses the thought of Martin Buber to reflect on the practice of integrating philosophical and biblical thought in constructing theologies. You are most welcome to attend.

Book Launch and art sale 27 September

YOu are invited to a

B o o k L a u n c h & A r t S a l e

Friday 27 September 2019, 7pm Trinity College, Level 1, Uniting Church Centre 60 Bayliss St, Auchenflower (Use front entrance stairs from Bayliss St. or lift from basement carpark
Authors and Artists: Irene Alexander, Chris Brown, Terry Gatfield, Teresa Jordan, Charles and Rita Ringma, Paul Tyson

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You are invited to the next Brisbane ANZATS meeting and to hear Dr Rob A. Fringer on Paul’s rejection of the rights of an Apostle Monday 9 September

An invitation to hear Dr Rob A. Fringer speak on his recent research and book on Paul’s epistle to the Corinthians

“When the ‘Rights’ of an Apostle Are Actually Wrong:  

The Corinthians’ Apologia in 1 Corinthians 9:1-14 and Paul’s Response in 1 Corinthians 9:15-23” 

“ 22 To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some. 23 I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings.”

You are invited to the next presentation by the Brisbane branch of the Australian New Zealand Association of Theological Schools (ANZATS)

On Monday September 9, 2019.

at Brisbane School of Theology

1 Cross Street, Toowong QLD 4066

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm ANZATS Brisbane Chapter Committee meeting

(An open invitation is extended to all interested people to attend)

1:30 pm  – 3:30 pm presentation by Rev Dr Rob Fringer

Including afternoon tea and opportunity to network with others from the bible, theology and ministry colleges of Brisbane.

Rob A. Fringer, PhD (Manchester) is Principal and Lecturer in Biblical Studies at Nazarene Theological College; he is also on the research faculty of Sydney College of Divinity, a Lecturer at Flinders University, and an honorary research fellow at the University of Queensland. He has written several articles and books, with his most recent book being Paul’s Corporate Christophany: An Evaluation of Paul’s Christophanic References in Their Epistolary Contexts.

Further information about Brisbane ANZATS can be found at

Further information about ANZATS can be found at

The ANZATS conference for July 2020 will be held in Adelaide.

It will be combined with the Society of Biblical LIterature conference from July 5 to 9 2020 at the University of Adelaide in Adelaide
Further details from Dr Sam Hey or