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The Storied Self: new book from PaCT Fellow

05 Nov 2018

The Storied Self: new book from PaCT Fellow

PaCT Fellow Professor Bruce A. Stevens’ book, The Storied Self: A Narrative Approach to the Spiritual Care of the Aged, has been published by Lexington Press / Fortress Academic. The Storied Self introduces new insights from narrative gerontology into the spiritual care of the aged. We are multistoried with the challenge of authoring a deep story from our hidden story, lazy story, trauma story, messy story, body story, problem story.....

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PaCT Fellow awarded visiting fellowship at St Cross College, Oxford University in 2019

05 Nov 2018

PaCT Fellow awarded visiting fellowship at St Cross College, Oxford University in 2019

Congratulations to PaCT Fellow Dr Virginia Miller who has been awarded a visiting fellowship at St Cross College, Oxford University in 2019. The research project she will be working on builds on Austin Farrer’s thesis that Christianity relies in part on particular “images” that are found in the Old Testament and that have been transformed by the Christ event. Using Farrer’s work on images and revelation this project will explore.....

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PaCT Fellows discuss DIY spirituality

29 Oct 2018

PaCT Fellows discuss DIY spirituality

Two Muslim scholars who are PaCT Fellows recently participated in a panel discussing the topic “DIY: Spirituality: A growing modern trend?” Dr Zuleyha Keskin and Assoc Prof Salih Yucel who are both from the Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisations at Charles Sturt University participated in the event on the 12 September 2018 at Trinity College in Melbourne. Dr Keskin was the chair of the panel whilst Associate Professor Salih.....

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Book Review: Faith and the Political in the Post-Secular Age

29 Oct 2018

Book Review: Faith and the Political in the Post-Secular Age

The October 2018 edition of The Melbourne Anglican printed a book review of Faith and the Political in the Post-Secular Age which is edited by PaCT Fellow Professor Anthony Maher. The book was reviewed by Ray Cleary and is republished here below with permission from The Melbourne Anglican. You might like to read the related story on our website about the book launch of Faith and the Political in the.....

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