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‘Locations of God’ Symposium
Thursday, 12 December 2019, 11:00 am–2:00 pm AEDT
A symposium on Mark Brett’s new book, ‘Locations of God: Political Theology in the Hebrew Bible’ (Oxford University Press, 2019)
The symposium will discuss Mark Brett’s new book on political theology in the Hebrew Bible, reflecting on key issues from a range of perspectives – including New Testament theology and the history of the Bible’s reception.
11:00am – 11:30am
Garry Deverell, Adjunct Researcher, Trinity College Theological School
11:30am – 12:00pm
Monica Melanchthon, Associate Professor of Old Testament, Pilgrim Theological College
12:00pm – 12:30pm
Merryl Blair, Adjunct Lecturer, Stirling College
12:30pm – 1:00pm
1:00pm – 1:30pm
Keith Dyer, Associate Professor of New Testament, Whitley College
1:30pm – 2:00pm
Geoff Thompson, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology, Pilgrim Theological College
After the symposium there will be an informal reception, allowing for further conversation around themes raised by the book and the five presenters.
Date: Thursday 12 December 2019
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Cost: $10 per person, $5 for students and unwaged (Plus an additional fee of 50c per ticket at checkout)
Venue: Whitley College, 50 The Avenue, Parkville
Parking: Available along The Avenue or Leonard Street
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