Priorities for a public theology in a time of extremisms: Fresh insights from Bonhoeffer
Aug
10
6:00 pm18:00

Priorities for a public theology in a time of extremisms: Fresh insights from Bonhoeffer

  • Whitley College Theological School

Revd Dr Keith Clements, MA(Cantab), MA(Oxon), BD, PhD

Taught at Bristol Baptist College and Bristol University before serving with the Council of Churches for Britain and Ireland and as General Secretary of the Council of European Churches. Author of What Freedom? The persistent challenge of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Learning to speak: The church’s voice in public affairs and others.


Responding to the Anthropocene
Jul
19
6:00 pm18:00

Responding to the Anthropocene

  • Collins Street Baptist Church

What does it mean to be human and responsible toward a deep future?

Part of a wider project that addresses intersections of ecology, religion, war and peace, this seminar considers the concept of the ‘Anthropocene Epoch’ as a challenge to religion and ethics. Professor David G. Horrell from the University of Exeter will be among presenters who will speak to questions such as raised in Clive Hamilton’s Defiant Earth (Allen & Unwin, 2017).

Public Conversation | End of Life Choices
Jun
29
5:45 pm17:45

Public Conversation | End of Life Choices

  • Collins Street Baptist Church

You can watch the live stream from 5:30pm here.

End of Life Choices: Voluntary Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide in Victoria

Conversation between world-renowned bioethicists Professor Peter Singer (Princeton University and the University of Melbourne) & Professor Margaret Somerville (University of Notre Dame, Sydney and formerly McGill University, Montreal).

Conference | The Legacy of War
Apr
20
4:00 pm16:00

Conference | The Legacy of War

  • Whitley College

A seminar exploring ecological and social justice perspectives on Australia’s involvement in what has been called our “longest war”, with a particular focus on Afghanistan.