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Book Review: Faith and the Political in the Post-Secular Age

29 Oct 2018

Book Review: Faith and the Political in the Post-Secular Age

The October 2018 edition of The Melbourne Anglican printed a book review of Faith and the Political in the Post-Secular Age which is edited by PaCT Fellow Professor Anthony Maher. The book was reviewed by Ray Cleary and is republished here below with permission from The Melbourne Anglican. You might like to read the related story on our website about the book launch of Faith and the Political in the.....

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Speaking of the One God: a Christian-Muslim dialogue

09 Oct 2018

Speaking of the One God: a Christian-Muslim dialogue

Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God? How might different religious traditions speak of the one God? Are there divine attributes that Christians and Muslims have in common? What might these two religions of the world learn from one another? How might they work together for a more just and peaceful society? These were just some of the questions on the agenda of a symposium I attended in July.....

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Scriptural reasoning project

08 Oct 2018

Scriptural reasoning project

PaCT’s Scriptural Reasoning Australia Project was launched in September. Commencing at Cambridge in the late 1990s, and now with centres across the globe and a designated journal, Scriptural Reasoning is a process that seeks to build scholarly dialogue across religious traditions. PaCT is bringing together Christian and Muslims scholars in a series of seminars on themes such as ‘Adam’ and ‘Mercy’. The first gathering, moderated by A/Prof Mehmet Ozalp and.....

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PaCT research grant winners

08 Oct 2018

PaCT research grant winners

The PaCT Strategic Research Committee received a number of outstanding applications for 2019 PaCT Research Grants. PaCT research grants are competitive and, while modest in sum, provide support for scholars to pursue research the Committee considers valuable and relevant to the PaCT research agenda. We congratulate and wish the following recipients well: Scott Cowdell (Girard, Milbank and ontological violence), Jane Foulcher (trauma and flourishing), Rachelle Gilmour (theodicy and divine violence.....

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