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Muslim and Christian scholars come together at Peace Conference

14 May 2018

Muslim and Christian scholars come together at Peace Conference

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 used “sacred texts as a site to discuss the understanding and communications of religion through texts”.A story about the event.....

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Audio from Hope and Peace Event with David Neville

08 May 2018

Audio from Hope and Peace Event with David Neville

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 passages which appear to challenge the notion that the message and mission of Jesus was inherently peaceful is a timely.....

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PACT scholar published in Fin Review

03 Apr 2018

PACT scholar published in Fin Review

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 Week and Easter, because what counts as truly sacred has been revealed in Cape Town.Cricket officials have intoned a sober.....

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Reformed Theology and Ethics Today – Clive Pearson

13 Mar 2018

 Reformed Theology and Ethics Today – Clive Pearson

Reformed Theology and Ethics Today – Clive Pearson Imagining A Way, edited by PACT Research Fellow Clive Pearson, is an acclaimed collection of essays, from globally credentialed contributors, exploring practical theology and ethics within the Reformed tradition today. Discover more here......

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