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PaCT Research Fellows contribute to upcoming Brill publication

13 Aug 2018

PaCT Research Fellows contribute to upcoming Brill publication

New PaCT Research Fellows, Ruth Powell and Miriam Pepper have made a contributed to an upcoming publication of Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (Brill) in a special section titled ‘The National Church Life Survey in Australia’. The book is expected to be published on the 25th October 2018. Their chapters include: Twenty-Five Years of Data on Australian Churches: Strengths and LimitationsVitality in Protestant Congregations: A Large Scale.....

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PaCT Fellow's book published

06 Aug 2018

PaCT Fellow's book published

SBL Press has published a book edited by PaCT Fellow Dr Jione Havea featuring essays on native readings of the Bible from the South Pacific. Sea of Readings: The Bible in the South Pacific was published in May 2018. An essay from editor Dr Havea introduces the volume by locating these essays within islander criticism and by explaining the flow of the book. Essays are presented in three sections. “Island.....

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PaCT Fellow to speak at Beyond Festival

06 Aug 2018

PaCT Fellow to speak at Beyond Festival

PaCT Fellow Professor Ruth Powell is one of the guest speaker's at this year's Beyond Festival which celebrates community, justice, art and music. Beyond Festival will be held at Osborne Park Kangaroo Valley Showground, Kangaroo Valley, from Friday November 23rd to Sunday November 25th. Professor Ruth Powell is Director of the National Church Life Survey, the second biggest survey in the country after the National Census. A long term justice.....

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PaCT Fellow presents at two international literature conferences

06 Aug 2018

PaCT Fellow presents at two international literature conferences

PaCT Fellow presents at two international literature conferences PaCT Fellow Dr Virginia Miller has recently presented at two international conferences. In July Dr Miller presented at the International CISLE Conference (Conference of the International Study of Literatures in English) on “Transcending Boundaries: Migrations, Dislocations and Literary Transformations”. Her presentation with Professor Seumas Miller was on ‘Post-Exilic Writing in the Bible: Irony, Satire and the Book of Job.’ Her conference abstract.....

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