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Opinion piece: The problem of political heresy, and its catholic antidote

05 Dec 2019

Opinion piece: The problem of political heresy, and its catholic antidote

The Assistant Director of PaCT, Dr Jonathan Cole, has had an opinion piece published in ABC Religion and Ethics titled 'The problem of political heresy, and its catholic antidote'. Dr Cole writes about how political thought tends towards heresy (in the Greek sense of "choice") in that it 'seems invariable to emphasise a part of political reality at the expense of total political reality.' He writes that Hairesis (choice) might.....

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PaCT fellows to present at Australian Association for Study of Religion

27 Nov 2019

PaCT fellows to present at Australian Association for Study of Religion

Four PaCT fellows will present papers at the upcoming Australian Association for the Study of Religion (AASR) 2019 Conference which is themed on 'Religion and Violence'. The 2019 AASR conference will be held from December 5-6 at the city campus of the University of Newcastle, co-hosted by the AASR and the University of Newcastle's Centre for the Study of Violence and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Drs Miriam.....

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Book Launch: Christian Political Theology in an Age of Discontent

21 Nov 2019

Book Launch: Christian Political Theology in an Age of Discontent

PaCT Professor Wayne Hudson launched Dr Jonathan Cole's book Christian Political Theology in an Age of Discontent on the 20 November 2019 at Charles Sturt University in Canberra. Dr Cole is the Assistant Director of the Centre for Public and Contextual Theology Research. You can watch a recording of the book launch below......

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PaCT Scholar receives book award

15 Nov 2019

PaCT Scholar receives book award

Congratulations to PaCT fellow Professor Bruce Stevens who was recently awarded the Australasian Journal of Ageing Book Award 2019 for his book, The Storied Self: A Narrative Approach to the Spiritual Care of the Aged. Professor Stevens received the award at the 52nd Australian Association of Gerontology National Conference in Sydney on 7 November 2019. To be eligible for the award the book had to be: related to the topic.....

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