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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

Postcolonial Engagement: Politics, Religions, Scriptures

Postcolonial Flyer Aug2014_Page_1

International Interfaith Conference • Melbourne


2014 AAPAE Conference


James Alison in Brisbane

International theologian James Alison is coming to Brisbane during May. Further program details will be available shortly, but the key events will include:

  • May 10 – Student talk at St John’s College, St Lucia
  • May 11 – Preaching at St John’s Anglican Cathedral, Ann St (7:30 and 9:30am)
  • May 12 – Public lecture St John’s Cathedral (7.00pm) “Cinderella No Longer: Taking Hope to the Ball.”
  • May 13 – Clergy Workshop on the Atonement at St Francis College, Milton (9.00am – 12 noon)

Further information and online registration is now available.

UQ Research Seminar: Mission Concepts in World Religions

Dr Aaron Gihloni

Friday,  4 April 2014

2.00 – 3.00 pm,

E303 Forgan Smith Building
University of Queensland

Missionary-led expansionism inadvertently helped birth the comparative study of religion. The study of mission as an aspect of religion traces back to Max Müller’s use of the categories of Missionary and Non-Missionary religions to describe “the very heart-blood in every system of human faith.” While missiology is often studied as a sub-discipline of Christian theology, this presentation proposes that mission can be researched within an interreligious framework. The presenter will introduce the concept of “comparative missiology” as well as inviting feedback on a forthcoming book.

SiR Theology Seminar Series Advert – Aaron Ghiloni