Seminar: Theological responses to the pandemic
Saturday, 21 May, 9:30 am–1:30 pm AEST
SEMINAR: WHO ARE WE CALLED TO BE IN AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE – THEOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO THE PANDEMIC
This half day seminar considers how the Christian community can respond to the escalating instability, crises and conflicts which we face, by offering genuine alternate forms of life in this time of crisis. The seminar is a time for critical reflection on these, and other pressing questions of our time.
Led by Dr Scott Kirkland, lecturer at the Trinity College Theological School, Dr Dan Fleming, head of ethics for St Vincent’s Health Australia, and the Revd Canon Professor Dorothy Lee, research professor at the Trinity College Theological School.
Date: Saturday 21 May 2022
Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm
Venue: Old Warden’s Lodge (OWL), Trinity College, 100 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052 | Enter through Gate C
Cost: $50 | $35 concession (pensioners or Trinity College Theological School students)
RSVP: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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In line with current Victorian Government and Trinity College requirements, all attendees must be up to date with their TGA-approved COVID-19 vaccinations.
The day’s leaders:
Dr Scott Kirkland
Dr Scott Kirkland is the Stockdale Lecturer in Practical Theology and Ethics at the Trinity College Theological School. He is a theological ethicist working in the areas of modern German thought, political theology, and literature and theology. Currently he is editing a series of monographs which will provide ethical reflections on current cultural crises.
Dr Dan Fleming
Dr Dan Fleming is head of ethics for St Vincent’s Health Australia. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Bioethics in the School of Medicine with the University of Notre Dame, Australia and a member of the Law, Health and Justice Research Centre in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney. Dan works at the intersection between healthcare, ethics and theology.
The Revd Canon Professor Dorothy Lee
The day will be chaired by The Revd Canon Professor Dorothy Lee FAHA who is the Stewart Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity College Theological School. Dorothy will lead a bible study as part of the day’s program.