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Jesus in [1950s] Australia

Friday, 16 AprilSaturday, 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-145808407873



Friday, 16 April
Saturday, 17 April
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Pilgrim Theological College
29 College Crescent
Parkville, VIC 3052 Australia

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