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Jesus in [1950s] Australia
Friday, 16 April–Saturday, 17 April
Speakers: Prof. Em. Bill Ashcroft (UNSW), Prof. John Carroll (La Trobe), Prof. Mohamad Abdalla (UniSA), Dr Meredith Lake (ABC), Prof. Lynette McCredden (Deakin), Dr Paul Watt (Adelaide) and UD colleagues
Location: Pilgrim Theological College (Melbourne)
Aiming to offer fresh perspectives on both religious and secular assumptions about Australia, this 2-day symposium on the figure of Jesus in the culture and theologies of 1950s Australia explores the communication of Christianity in social context.
Update: Dr Aydogan Kars (Lecturer in Islamic Studies) will be joining the ‘Christianity in Conversation’ segment on Friday 16th at 2.30pm, and Peter Malone MSC will be a guest of the symposium, discussing his work on an Australian theology.
This event is ticketed ($55). Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/jesus-in-1950s-australia-tickets-145808407873Register
Pilgrim Theological College is an ecumenical college of the University of Divinity, operated by the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania. Pilgrim’s courses offer a community of learning, formation and discipleship, inspired by the richness and strength of theological education across the traditions of the Uniting Church and the commitment to ecumenical theology and formation from the United Faculty of Theology.