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Rivers Church of Christ is seeking a family Pastor, at Kallangur Queensland

Rivers Church of Christ (Rivers) is seeking a Family Pastor to join their ministry team at Kallangur Queensland. The Family Pastor will take on the overarching responsibility for building community and strengthening connection across the generations in the life and work of the church.

Position available at Brisbane School of Theology (BST) Registrar and IT (Information Technology) Officer

Brisbane School of Theology (BST) are seeking a part-time (30.4 hours per week) Registrar and IT (Information Technology) Officer to work in an administrative role

A new book – Paul on Humility

Paul on Humility seeks to reclaim the original sense of humility as an ethical frame of mind that shapes community, securing its centrality in the Christian faith. A longer review is available at

A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

In 2012 Karen King, a prestigious scholar at Harvard Divinity School, announced the academic discovery of a lifetime: a scrap of papyrus, purportedly from the early days of Christianity, in which Jesus refers to a woman as “my wife.” King thought the fragment could validate her life’s work but the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife,” as King called it, was exposed by scholars as fake, Four years later Sabar is back with the fascinating full story in his new book, “Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.”

BST postgraduate research seminar this Thursday 17 September

If you’re free this Thursday, zoom in or roll on in to the Brisbane School of Theology for their final postgraduate research seminar for 2020.Thursday, 17 September 2020 @3pm-5pm (Coffee from 2:30pm)
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Zoom Meeting ID: 992 4274 3834Mr Jason Bryan-Brown, PhD candidate Australian Catholic University ‘Reading the Catholic Epistles as a Literary Collection: A Proposal’
Mr Chin Wee Ang, Trinity Theological College Perth ‘The Relationship of the Divine Decrees and The Covenants in Divine Counsel in Herman Bavinck’
Prof Oliver Crisp, University of St Andrews ‘On Divine Ideas’
Rev Dr Richard Gibson, Brisbane School of Theology, ‘Vessels sanctified to the master (2 Tim 2:19-21)’

Call for Papers: Fantasy, Theology, and the Imagination – Due Oct 15, 2020

Through theological and religious analyses of high fantasy and fantasy series, the editors invite paper proposals for a volume on the intersection of fantasy and theology. Proposal Due Date: October 15, 2020.
Chapter Submission Due: March 15, 2021.

Paper proposals due Oct 1, for 56th Meeting of the Wesleyan Theological Society in Azusa, CA

Paper proposals are due Oct 1, 2020 for the 56th Meeting of the Wesleyan Theological Society will be held at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, CA The conference is planned for March 12-13, 2021. The Keynote Address will be given by Dr. Joel B. Green, Professor of New Testament Interpretation & Associate Dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary. Read the full Call for Papers,

SCD Assessment in Theological Education 2021 Learning & Teaching Conference calls for papers due by 16 November 2020.

Assessment is an element of Theological Education that touches upon each of the seven domains of the Higher Education. Through this multi-perspectival approach, the conference will explore assessment as an integral part of the learning and teaching environment that shapes future theological graduates. The Sydney College of Divinity invites scholars, doctoral candidates, and others working in the theological and wider academic community to propose a paper for the SCD 2021 Learning & Teaching Conference by 16 November 2020. 3 April – 24 April 2021. Keynote Speakers Prof Royce Sadler and Rev Dr Andrew Shead.

Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarships closing date 31 March 2021

The World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship supports young Australians to undertake graduate study at the world’s best universities (e.g. Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Harvard, Princeton, Bologna etc.) for one, two or three years of graduate coursework and/or research. Closing date 31 March 2021

Dr Sean Winter on ABC about how reflections on hardship help to understand the values of a virtuous and good life.

Rev. Dr Sean Winter who is the Head of Pilgrim Theological College and Associate Professor of New Testament at the University of Divinity shared recently on ABC about what do we learn through hardships and deprivation, and how reflection on hardships can help understand the values of a virtuous and good life.