St Francis College and PACT will host a three day symposium from 15-17 June, gathering artists, theologians and philosophers to reflect on the relationship between theology and art. Registration information and the call for papers may be found here......
Commencing 27th Jun 2018 9:30am - 28th Jun 2018 3:00pm
A two day conference to be held at United Theological College, 16 Masons Drive North ParramattaTHE CONFERENCEFor some years the assumption in Australia was that the role of governments and civil society (the institutions that mediate between individuals and the state) was to expand the social, economic and political rights...
Commencing 30th Jun 2018 7:00pm-9:00pm
PACT Fellow Dr Mehmet Ozalp from the Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisations at CSU will give a free public lecture about the Ottoman Empire on Saturday June 30.Entering the world stage at 1299 as a small polity at the periphery of the collapsing Seljuk Empire, Ottomans have built and...
Commencing 24th Sep 2018 9:00am - 28th Sep 2018 5:00pm
The Centre for Ecumenical Studies (within Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, CSU) will present “Looking Beyond Division,” a five-day intensive introduction to ecumenism to be held at the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane. For all enquiries: Contact phone no. 02 6272 6201 Email: CLedger@csu.edu.auRegister via ACC&C website...
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21 May 2018
PACT Fellow and St Mark's history lecturer Dr Michael Gladwin has published a chapter each in two publications produced by the Oxford University Press.'Anglicanism in Oceania in the 20th Century' was released last month in The Oxford History of Anglicanism and covers the history of Anglicanism in the Pacific region.'Mission.
14 May 2018
By PACT Fellow Dr Bernard Doherty.While discussions of undue Chinese influence in Australian politics, President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on corruption, and Chinese territorial expansion in the South China Sea have all featured heavily in recent Australian discussions on China, the topic of the Chinese state’s attitude toward religion has received.
14 May 2018
United Theological College (UTC) hosted an inter-faith Peace Conference in March which was supported by the Public and Contextual Theology Research Centre (PACT).The event was organised by UTC lecturer Dr Anthony Rees who is also a Research Fellow with PACT.He said the event brought together Islamic and Christian academics who.
08 May 2018
Associate Professor David Neville, who is head of Charles Sturt University's School of Theology, spoke at the recent Christians for an Ethical Society Forum on Hope and Peace on the 24th April 2018.His lecture was recorded and can be downloaded to listen to here.David Neville’s recently published examination of Gospel.
03 Apr 2018
Public and Contextual Theology Research Centre Scholar Rev'd Canon Scott Cowdell was recently published in The Australian Financial Review about the Australian Cricket ball-tampering scandal. His piece, 'Cricket cheats treat on the sacred' was published on the 28th March and is republished below. Cricket cheats tread on the sacredForget Holy.