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PACT Research Professor meets John Milbank

11 Feb 2019

PACT Research Professor meets John Milbank

Leading international theologian John Milbank and his priest/theologian wife Alison made their first visit to Australia in January. During a busy week of speaking engagements in Sydney, Professor Milbank spent a morning with PACT Research Professor Scott Cowdell. Milbank is the founder of radical orthodoxy, a controversial theological push that seeks to expose the modern secular as a failed theological strategy. Accordingly, he regards social science as offering a dangerously.....

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Book Published: Contesting the Theological Foundations of Islamism and Violent Extremism

04 Feb 2019

Book Published: Contesting the Theological Foundations of Islamism and Violent Extremism

Presentations from The Third Australasian Conference on Islam held in October 2016 on the topic ‘Refuting the Theological Foundations of Violent Extremism and Radicalisation’ have now been published in a book. Published by Palgrave Macmillan, Contesting the Theological Foundations of Islamism and Violent Extremism is edited by Fethi Mansouri who is Director of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalization at Deakin University and Zuleyha Keskin is Course Director.....

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Cross-cultural Eco-theological in an Indian Ocean published

21 Jan 2019

Cross-cultural Eco-theological in an Indian Ocean published

Congratulations to PaCT Fellow Dr David Reichardt whose book Cross-cultural Eco-theological in an Indian Ocean has been recently published. Dr Reichardt said it was a two-year project which came about after Indian publisher ISPCK’s general secretary asked him to write a textbook on eco-theology for Indian pastors. ISPCK has a policy of trying to provide material on current issues in theology available in good quality and moderate cost for pastors,.....

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Book News: René Girard and the Nonviolent God

21 Jan 2019

Book News: René Girard and the Nonviolent God

Congratulations to PaCT Research Professor Rev’d Canon Scott Cowdell whose book René Girard and the Nonviolent God has been published by Notre Dame Press. Professor Cowdell research has been supported by PaCT and his new book has received praise from academia. The publishers describe the book as follows: In his latest book on the ground-breaking work of René Girard (1923–2015), Scott Cowdell sets out a new perspective on mimetic theory.....

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