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Religion, spirituality and significant life events: Issues concerning belief and wellbeing in contemporary society

07 Jun 2019

 Religion, spirituality and significant life events: Issues concerning belief and wellbeing in contemporary society

PaCT Fellow Dr Anthony Hogan has self-published a report which examines the role spiritual and religious belief plays in assisting people to come to terms with significant life events. Religion, spirituality and significant life events: Issues concerning belief and wellbeing in contemporary society The study was designed while Anthony was Professor of Governance at the University of Canberra. The resulting analysis and report were undertaken as part of Anthony’s work.....

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Restoring her name: The witness of Mahrahkah and the survival of a nation

07 Jun 2019

Restoring her name: The witness of Mahrahkah and the survival of a nation

Felicity McCallum who is an Awabakal woman, a PhD candidate at Charles Sturt University and a research member of the Centre for Public and Contextual Theology has published a piece in ABC Religion and Ethics titled ".....

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Book news: Modern Interpretation of the Qur’an: The Contribution of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

24 May 2019

Book news: Modern Interpretation of the Qur’an: The Contribution of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

Congratulations to PaCT Fellow Dr Hakan Ҫoruh whose book Modern Interpretation of the Qur'an: The Contribution of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi has been published by Palgrave Macmillan. Dr Ҫoruh received a book publication assistance grant from PaCT to complete the book. This book analyzes the distinguished modern Muslim scholar Bediuzzaman Said Nursi and the methodology of Qur’anic exegesis in his Risale-i Nur Collection, with special reference to the views of the.....

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Book news: Christian Political Theology in an Age of Discontent

24 May 2019

Book news: Christian Political Theology in an Age of Discontent

Congratulations to PaCT Fellow Dr Jonathan Cole whose book Christian Political Theology in an Age of Discontent has been published by Wipf and Stock. About the book: At a moment in which interest in political theology is rising, acceptance of a public role for religion is declining, and cynicism regarding both political and religious institutions is overflowing, this book investigates the possibilities and constraints of a Christian political theology that.....

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